Training

The E-Reps Network are passionate about people and the environment. We not only train our delegates, we inspire and motivate with our enthusiasm and industry experience. 

 Our courses are informative, energetic, open, relaxed and provide a positive learning experience for all of our delegates.  

 

2018 Training Calendar

BEST (2 Days)

March 26th-27th, Atholl Hotel, Aberdeen

April 10th-11th, Double Tree by Hilton, Aberdeen Beach

May 21st-22nd, Atholl Hotel, Aberdeen

June 27th-28th, Atholl Hotel, Aberdeen

August 29th-30th, Atholl Hotel, Aberdeen

October 24th-25th, Atholl Hotel, Aberdeen

December 5th-6th, Hilton Doubletree, Aberdeen Beach

BEST Refresher (1 Day)

March 21st, Aberdeen

June 6th, Aberdeen 

September 25th, Aberdeen

AEST (1 Day)

5th June, Double Tree by Hilton Aberdeen Beach

August 28th, Aberdeen 

September 19th, Aberdeen 

BEST Drilling (1 Day)

April 25th, Aberdeen

August 21st, Aberdeen

BEST Managers (1 Day)

April 18th, Aberdeen

September 26th, Aberdeen

CIWM Waste Smart Foundation May 30th,  Aberdeen                             

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BEST

Basic Environmental Skills Training-Download Course Information 

The aim of this course is to provide our delegates, particularly Environmental Reps and Supervisors who have responsibility for environmental issues, with relevant and useful information to assist in the performance of their assigned roles. The BEST sessions have been designed to be both informative and interactive. You will take part in whole group and breakout session discussions. Exercises are followed by whole group feedback on specific environmental topics.

Course Content

Day 1: 

  • The Environmental Challenge
  • Response of Industry to the Challenge
  • Environmental legislation overview
  • The Role of the E-Rep  
  • Determining environmental Aspects & Impacts

Day 2

  • OPRED Presentation
  • Environmental Best Practice Guidelines 
  • Components of the E-Reps ‘Toolbox’ 
  • Environmental Inspection Exercise

What are the expected outcomes of your course?

You will be able to: 

  • Assist in the management of environmental goals & targets 
  • Understand the assessment of risk in terms of Aspects & Impacts 
  • Utilise key tools to assist in decision making 
  • Reinforce Behavioral conversations in an environmental context 
  • Appreciate what is required/ needed in terms of effective environmental inspections.

 Course Duration: 2 days

Numbers: Min 5, Max 12

Suitable for:  All levels of workforce, particularly existing E-Reps and supervisors with responsibility for environmental management. 
Prior Knowledge:  None required
Course Duration 1 Day
Numbers 5-12 delegates
 Cost £634+VAT
   

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

- Assist in the management of environmental goals and targets

- Understand the assessment of risk in terms of aspects and impacts

- Utilise key tools to assist in decision making

- Reinforce Behavioural Safety conversations in an environmental context

- Appreciate what is required/needed in terms of environmental inspections

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Advanced BEST 

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The advance course has been designed for those e-reps looking to take their knowledge to the next level. This course is also suitable for technical safety engineers, HSE and environmental advisors tasked with the identification and assessment of MEI under the Safety Case Regulations 2015. 

  • The EU Offshore Safety Directive and Major Accident Hazards - implications for safety cases, safety and environmental management systems and corporate liability
  • Role and expectations of the Offshore Safety Directive Regulator
  • Macondo - the use of a case study to look at barrier management 
  • Bowtie methodology as an example of a barrier management tool to minimise environmental impacts 
  • An overview of environmental conservation area
  • Managing environmental impact through permit compliance
Suitable for: All levels of the workforce, particularly Environmental Reps and Supervisors with responsibility for environmental management
Prior knowledge/training: Some environmental knowledge required
Course duration: 1 day
Numbers:  5-12 delegates

Cost:

£295.00 plus VAT per delegate

   

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BEST Drilling 

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Regulators, investors, insurers, customers and communities all have a stake in what we do and how we work in the offshore industry. By demonstrating effective environmental management and ‘greening up’ the service offering, your organisation will benefit from efficiency savings and reduced operating costs which in turn leads to increased market share and improved business reputation. Integral to this success is the offshore workforce and their knowledge in identifying, managing and mitigating environmental risk to provide assurance to your stakeholders that your operations are sustainable, profitable and compliant. 

Aim

To increase delegates knowledge and understanding of environmental management provisions related to drilling activities

Develop the key skills necessary to assist in the maintenance of environmental compliance


Course content: 

  • An introduction to global environmental issues
  • Global, regional and national legislation in the marine and offshore industry
  • Significant environmental aspects associated with offshore drilling operations
  • Demonstrating compliance
  • The role of the EMS
  • Environmental goal setting, monitoring and reporting

 

Suitable for:

Environmental representatives, operators drilling reps, HSE advisors and anyone with responsibility for environmental management within the drilling industry

Prior knowledge/training: Not applicable
Course duration: 1 day
Numbers:  5-12 delegates
Cost: £295.00 plus VAT per delegate
   

Expected course outcomes

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the important of environmental management
  • Identify environmental aspects associated with drilling operations
  • Assess the impacts of significant aspects
  • Demonstrate compliance with legislation and client requirements
  • Discuss the importance of compliance and continual improvement
  • Identify examples of good practice 

Bespoke courses available on request to align with internal management practices, client requirement and  localised environmental issues.

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BEST Managers

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Effective management comes from the top down and the bottom up. As managers of people in high hazard industries, you have the responsibility to ensure your team understand the environmental consequences of their activities. But how confident are you in your knowledge of the regulations and requirements that govern your business activities? Do you understand your liabilities and the consequences for you and your business if you cannot demonstrate effective environmental management? 

Aims

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with managerial or supervisory responsibilities for environmental issues with relevant and useful information to assist in the performance of their assigned roles and teams.

The BEST Managers course is designed to be both informative and interactive and includes the use of group discussions and short break out exercises. 

Course Content

  • Moral, Legal and Financial Obligations
  • Who is responsible for environmental management? 
  • Goal Setting and the EMS 
  • Legislative Overview and the Role of the Regulator
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Continual improvement
Suitable for:

Supervisors, team leaders and managers who have responsibility for environmental management issues

Prior knowledge/training: Not applicable
Course duration: 1 day
Numbers:  5-12 delegates
Cost: £295.00 plus VAT per delegate
   

Course outcomes 

On completion of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the main environmental challenges facing the oil and gas industry
  • Appreciate the regulatory and permitting issues to which operators are subject
  • Increase personal knowledge of formal/regulatory inspections and reporting mechanisms 
  • Improve personal efficiency when assisting with the management of company environmental goals and target

Bespoke courses available on request to align with internal management practices.

 

Chartered Institute of Waste Management Waste Smart Foundation Course

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