About this Course

Duration 5 Days

The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety is an industry recognised qualification delivered over 5-days for individuals with safety responsibilities in the oil and gas industry.

This course focuses on international standards and management systems, supporting delegates in discharging workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore. The course focusses on process safety management in the oil and gas industry.

The course is assessed by written examination on the final day.

Delegates will be provided with:

A comprehensive course manual and revision notes.


Ideally candidates attending the course will have knowledge of process safety in hydrocarbon sector or a NEBOSH National General Certificate or International General Certificate.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone in the oil and gas sectors that has safety responsibilities including:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Employee representatives
  • Health and Safety Representatives
  • Anyone that requires process safety as part of their core competences


The following areas are covered by the NEBOSH International Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety:

Health, Safety and environmental management in context

  • Learning from Incidents
  • Hazards inherent in oil and gas
  • Risk Management Techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  • Safety cases and safety reports

Hydrocarbon process safety 1

  • Contractor management
  • Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Role and Purpose of a permit-to-work system
  • Key principles of shift handover
  • Plant operations and maintenance

Hydrocarbon process safety 2

  • Failure modes
  • Safety critical equipment controls
  • Safe storage of hydrocarbons
  • Furnace and boiler operations

Fire protection and emergency response

  • Fire and explosion risk in the oil and gas industries
  • Emergency Response

Logistics and Transport operation

  • Marine Transport
  • Land Transport

5 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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