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OPITO Plant Manager Incident Commander Initial Response Training (9030)

1.Target Group
The target group for Plant Manager/Incident Commander Initial Response Training is personnel who are either designated as being in charge of, are
members of, or provide support to an incident management team in an emergency.

2.Delegate Pre-requisites
There are no prerequisites for the Plant Manager/Incident Commander training programme.

3.Physical and Stressful Demands
Training and/or appraisal activities contained within this Standard may include potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities
must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.
Therefore to ensure that prior to participating in practical exercises, the delegates will be required to undergo medical screening by completing appropriate
medical screening form provided by QISC.

4.Aims and Objectives
The aim of the Plant Manager/Incident Commander Training is to equip personnel with formal training in command, control, communications and stress
related factors in the management of major emergencies. In addition, this programme also provides initial emergency incident management training for
personnel who are undertaking a training and competence programme to progress to the role of a Plant Manager/Incident Commander.

The objectives of the Plant Manager/Incident Commander Training are that delegates will be able to:
a) Understand the key factors of preparing for, responding to, and maintaining control throughout the development or escalation of an emergency situation.
b) Learn how to manage communication, emergency-related information and put into place predetermined plans at the point when the emergency alarm
has been raised, to the point when the Plant Manager/Incident Commander is assured that the emergency is over.
c) Understand how stress can impact on individuals and team performance during emergencies.
d) Have the opportunity to role-play as the Plant Manager/Incident Commander in a number of specific types of emergency scenarios is a key element of
the training programme, and is backed up by constructive feedback from the course instructional team.

5.Learning Outcomes / Assessment Criteria
To successfully complete this training, delegates will practice:
(1) Review, manage and assess the information available in an emergency situation in a timely manner.
(2) Establish priorities and take effective action.
(3) Implement predetermined emergency plans and procedures in the context of the current emergency.
(4) Efficiently communicate information and instructions.
(5) Keeping appropriate agencies informed through the support Incident Management Team.
(6) Monitor and control resources.
(7) Evaluate progress and communicate changes in plans and priorities.
(8) Effectively delegate authority and manage individuals and teams.
(9) Recognise and deal with stress in themselves and others.

6.Delegate Performance Assessment / Certification / Validity
Delegate Performance Appraisal: The training provider is required to provide a minimum of two emergency scenario simulations per delegate. As a
minimum, each delegate must role-play the Plant Manager/Incident Commander in at least two of the emergency scenario simulations.
Certification: The successful delegate will receive an OPITO approved Plant Manager/Incident Commander Initial Response certificate with no expiry.

7.Instructor & Delegate Ratio
The maximum number of delegates per Plant Manager/Incident Commander training programme is six.

8.Duration and Timing
The optimum ‘contact time’ for this training is 26 hours, which is to be delivered over consecutive days.

9.Venue [-Location ]
Qatar International Safety Centre
Gate No. 9 building – 23 Street – 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Doha Qatar
PO Box 23651

10. For more information
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220
www.qisc.net / www.madinagulf.com

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