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NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Classroom Dates

Course Fees

EI member

  • £1450 + VAT

Non EI member

  • £1650 + VAT

A 10% early-bird discount is available on all courses booked two or more months in advance. 

Learning Methods

  • Classroom
  • E-Learning
  • Distance Learning
  • In-Company

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For more details on any of the training courses please contact Marjan Azodi in the EI training team on:

T: +44 (0)20 7467 7155


The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety is an industry recognised qualification delivered 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 focuses on process safety management in the oil and gas industry.

Key Benefits:

  • Gain a professional insight into operational safety in the oil and gas sectors.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the application of knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar situations
  • Demonstrate your understanding of critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms
  • Receive a recognised international qualification, which will allow you to demonstrate competence to managers and clients.
  • Develop your knowledge of process safety, reducing accidents and saving organisations money.

Pre-course requirements:

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

Course Content:

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
  • Start up and shut down

Hydrocarbon process safety 2

  • Failure modes
  • Other types of failure
  • Safety critical equipment controls
  • Safe storage of hydrocarbons

Fire hazards, risks and controls

  • 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


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