The oil and gas industry is fundamental in modern civilisation, providing countries with power and accelerating their development. Yet, it’s still an extremely hazardous and dangerous industry which requires an extensive knowledge of health and safety.
The NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate is specially designed for individuals with safety responsibilities specifically in the oil and gas industry and is among the most sought after healthy and safety qualification.
The qualification is internationally recognised and focuses on international standards and management systems, providing students with essential knowledge and responsibility of health and safety in the oil and gas industry both on and off-shore.
The certificate also emphasises the significance of process safety management in the oil and gas industry.
The qualification is specifically designed for those with responsibilities of ensuring the overall safe running of every-day tasks. This includes:
- Employee representatives.
- Newly appointed health and safety advisors.
The course only has one core unit (IOG1) but consists of 5 sections which cover the following topics:
Section 1: Health, Safety & environmental management in context.
- Studying incidents.
- Common hazards in oil and gas.
- Risk management specific to the oil and gas industry.
- Safety cases and safety reports.
Section 2: Hydrocarbon Process – Safety 1.
- Process safety management (PSM).
- Function and purposefulness of a ‘permit-to-work’ system.
- Shift handover.
- Plant operations and maintenance.
Section 3: Hydrocarbon Process – Safety 2.
- Failure modes.
- Safety critical equipment controls.
- Safe storage.
- Operations in furnaces and boilers.
Section 4: Fire protection & Emergency Response.
- Fire and Explosion risks.
- Emergency response.
Section 5: Logistics & Transport Operations.
- Marine and land transport.
Benefits of choosing this course:
- Lower costs
- 24/7 accessibility
- Faster training delivery and completion
- Fun, interactive and engaging training
- Tutor support
The course is not designed to turn people into safety experts. However, all who choose to take it have much to gain in learning why health and safety are integral to what they do as industry professionals, and the benefits of being “informed” can extend to their own personal lives.
The price of this course is £350 (standard package) If you sit your exams with us in Hull, you don’t pay anything additional. If you sit your exams at a different exam centre, you will be charged an additional sitting fee. Contact us for additional advice so we can help. We can also arrange your exams to be held at a British Council if you are overseas.