OPEC College


Basic Equipment Operator’s Course


The OPEC Basic Equipment Operator (BEO) course aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively in a team to safely deploy and monitor basic equipment for the containment, recovery and storage of oil during an oil spill response operation. On completion of this competency, students will be able to:

Follow processes and procedures for using basic oil spill response equipment.

Undertake a health and safety site review.

Prepare oil spill response equipment for use.

Operate and deploy equipment.

Check, clean and store oil spill response equipment.

On completion of this course the student will be issued a Statement of Attainment for “PUAOIL202 Use basic equipment operations for oil spill response”