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An integrated learning approach

Attending one of our courses is above all the chance to benefit from internationally recognised teaching and to have the opportunity to put the knowledge gained into practice.

Internationally recognised training

Cedre is qualified to deliver all three levels of training courses on response to accidental marine pollution to International Maritime Organization standards. Our activities are also recognised by national accreditation which is being renewed.


Unique facilities

Our technical facilities have been specially developed so that oil can be released in near-real conditions in order to run spill response practical training.


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Varied learning methods

Learning, understanding, doing… A variety of teaching methods are used to boost the learning process: theory lectures, practical sessions with equipment deployment and release of oil or a simulant, case studies of past spills, tutorials and tabletop exercises.

Following each course, the participants are given the training materials and supplementary documents (regulations, operational guides, etc.), to refresh and further the knowledge acquired during the course.


Skilled and experienced training staff

Here at Cedre, we select our in-house and external training staff for their recognised skills and experience in the relevant fields.

In addition to our in-house trainers, Cedre also calls upon external lecturers from the French Navy, maritime affairs, the French marine casualties investigation board, French Customs,  fire brigades, the shipping industry, oil companies, the academic world, the media...