Incident Management Team – Leader

Learn How to Coordinate an Emergency Response

The purpose of the Incident Management Team – Leader course is to develop the skills and knowledge of personnel so that they can coordinate IMT activities to either support or directly respond to both off-shore and on-shore incidents in line with their company’s requirements.

This training applies to personnel in an incident coordinator role who is required to minimise the escalation of the incident, allocate resources and assets, plan tactical responses, communicate with the incident response team, interact with external agencies required to assist with the emergency, and gather information about the incident.

This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other incident control centre team members, the incident manager and the incident support management group, as appropriate.

The incident coordinator is responsible for interactions between corporate headquarters, on-site incident response teams and the person in charge of the facility. There may be more than one incident response team involved depending on the size and complexity of the incident.

The incident control centre and incident manager may be stationed on the facility or away from the facility or plant.

Course Availability
ERGT Australia’s Incident Commander Training course is available through corporate group bookings at our Perth Incident Management Training Centre. Please enquire for more information.

Course Availability
The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Assess the situation and determine priorities
  • Manage incident control centre
  • Liaise with internal management and support structures
  • Ensure communications systems are effective
  • Conclude and review incident activities

ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
It is desirable that people attending this course are technical specialists or employed in a similar position. Their role would require them to coordinate the response to off-shore or on-shore incidents.

People attending this course should have knowledge of organisational procedures including:

  • Site Emergency Response Plans
  • Participated in workplace emergency response exercises
  • Experience as an incident response team member
  • Company safety case or similar, for an understanding of the applicable Workplace Regulatory framework

Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course; however, a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.

Additional Requirements
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.

Structure and Assessment
This program encourages candidates to practically demonstrate their understanding of the core team roles and functions within the Incident Management Team. The written assessments capture evidence of knowledge and are supported by practical assessments modelled around work activities conducted in real time under industry aligned conditions.

Skills Maintenance
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.

Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.

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Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:

PMAOMIR418 Coordinate incident response

Also Known as

418 Coordinate incident response IMT IMT_CIR Incident Commander Incident Management Training MEI MOME

Common Occupations

Supervisor, Operations Manager, Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)


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