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Postgraduate Course: Regulation in the Offshore Renewable Sector (IDCORE) (PGEE11103)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Engineering CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typePlacement AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis course exposes the students to the need for and operation of the
regulatory processes that govern deployment. It will cover: leasing;
consenting; certification; standards; maritime, offshore and onshore
operations legislation; EIA; CDM; H&S and site management; network
connection codes of practice. The course, delivered by a combination of IDCORE staff and The Crown Estate; DEFRA; Cefas; H&S Executive and
National Grid and will make extensive use of case studies.
Course description 1. Leading Health and Safety at Work
2. Preparing and Understanding Safety Cases
3. Construction, Design and Management (CDM)
4. Safety at Sea
5. Emergency First Aid at Work
6. Classification and Insurance
7. Marine Renewable Energy Development Applications
8. Connecting to the Grid
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
Assessment (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework (100%)
Placement report covering HSE practices and procedures and information on CDM,Classification and insurance, consenting etc, as appropriate to the sponsoring company
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course the students will
1. Have an appreciation of health and safety law, in the UK and of the
management and operation of health and safety practice in the
workplace.
2. Be able to write and understand a safety case
3. Understand how the CDM regulations apply to offshore renewable
energy
4. Understand the special issues pertaining to maritime health and safety
5. Have completed an Emergency First Aider at Work course giving
basic life saving skills.
6. Understand the roll of classification societies in assuring designs and their interaction with insurance underwriting.
7. Have an awareness of the procedures needed to consent an offshore
renewable energy project.
Reading List
Leading Health and Safety at Work, IOD/HSC Leaflet INDG417, ISBN 978 0
7176 6267 8
Successful health and safety management HSG65 HSE Books 1997 ISBN 978
0 7176 1276 5
Five steps to risk assessment, HSE Leaflet NDG163(rev3), ISBN 978 0 7176 6440 5
Managing health and safety in construction: Construction (Design and
Management) Regulations 2007, Approved Code of Practice L144, ISBN 978 0 7176 6223 4
Maritime Health and Safety Law Leaflet, MCA/115, Leading For Safety, MCA/140
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES - WHAT, WHY and HOW?
http://www.iacs.org.uk/document/public/explained/Class_WhatWhy&How.PDF
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES - their key role
http://www.iacs.org.uk/document/public/explained/CLASS_KEY_ROLE.pdf
Consents, Rights and Permissions
http://www.nationalgrid.com/uk/LandandDevelopment/SC/Consents/
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsOffshore Renewable Energy,Professional Doctorate
Contacts
Course organiserProf David Ingram
Tel: (0131 6)51 9022
Email: David.Ingram@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryDr Katrina Tait
Tel: (0131 6)51 9023
Email: Katrina.Ireland@ed.ac.uk
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