Spill Response Open Days

Individual Places Available For Spill Response Open Days

The Spill Training Academy are pleased to make available individual places for their Spill Response Training Courses on the dates listed below.

The First Responder Course is a half-day module and is designed to familiarise employers with the risks involved when dealing with spills and increase their spill awareness.   The Train The Trainer Course is a full day module.

The BSIF First Responder Course is accredited by OCR (Oxford, Cambridge & RSA).  This process ensures that our courses qualify for the BSIF (British Safety Industry Federation) Quality Mark for Organisations Providing Training by meeting a pre-determined minimum standard confirming that all appropriate elements of the prospectus are covered and delivered in a professional and competent manner.

The Spill Training Academy Conferance Room

The key learning objectives are to provide first responders to a spill with:

  • The knowhow, confidence and ability required to safely cope with a modest spill involving a known substance
  • An awareness of the potential risks and threats associated with liquid spills
  • Ideas and actions that could be adopted to prevent spillages
  • An understanding of the safe and effective use of spill control resources
  • Techniques to recover or limit the escape of spilt liquid into the environment

Subjects covered in the course include:

  • Environmental Legislation including both individual and corporate responsibilities
  • Fines and other related costs resulting from spillages
  • Storage, Handling and Transportation of Liquids around site
  • Sorbent Products, Formats, Types and Uses
  • Key Elements of Emergency Spill Response
  • Outdoor Spill Simulation Exercise
  • Spill Analysis, Conclusions and Final Test

A Spill Awareness, Prevention and Control Video accompanies the course providing a unique visual interpretation in support of the course material. Training will be certified for individual attendees successfully completing the course.


1st Responder Course (half day) – £110 net per delegate

Train The Trainer Course – £325 net per delegate

May 21st, June 25th

July 30th, September 18th

October 16th, December 10th


Call now on 0800 027 6004 to register a place for the First Responder Course or Train The Trainer Course – or email info@thespilltrainingacademy.com.  Prices include all necessary course materials – Full syllabus details are given in the enclosed brochure.

The Courses are being held at the Spill Training Academy, Whetstone Magna, Lutterworth Road, Whetstone, Leicestershire LE8 6NB.

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