Skill set details

PMASS00024 - Offshore incident response team member (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to PMASS00009 - Offshore incident response team memberSupersedes and is equivalent to PMASS00009 Offshore incident response team member. Units updated. 01/Jun/2016

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 16/Nov/2020
(View details for release 1) 02/Jun/2016

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Modification History

Release 2. Unit code updated. Equivalent outcome.

Release 1. Units updated. Supersedes and is equivalent to PMASS00009 Offshore incident response team member.


Incidents are controlled by an incident response team. A broader range of competencies is required when responding to an offshore incident.

This skills set covers the competencies required by persons working in an offshore incident response team. This would not normally be their full time job, but a role they assume as required by the situation

Competency is required to be achieved prior to undertaking this role – see units for details.

This is an industry defined skill set.

Pathways Information

These units of competency can provide credit towards Certificates II and III in PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing is not required at the time of writing, although these competencies may be required under a risk management plan.

Skill Set Requirements


Control minor incidents


Undertake first response to non-fire incidents


Undertake first response to fire incidents


Operate breathing apparatus


Gas test atmospheres


Provide First Aid


Work in accordance with an issued permit


Enter confined space


Undertake fire control and emergency rescue


Undertake initial rescue


Respond to a helideck incident

Target Group

Individuals who, as part of their role, are part of an incident response team in an offshore environment when the situation requires it.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from PMA Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package meet the minimum requirements for an offshore incident team member.