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NEBOSH International Oil and Gas Certificate Syllabus

NEBOSH Accredited Centre 807 logoThe NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Safety will provide you with the underpinning knowledge necessary for the effective management of risks associates with oil and gas operations. It builds upon the knowledge gained from achieving the NEBOSH General Certificates in Occupational Health and Safety.

 

Overall learning outcomes

On completion of the Oil and Gas certificate, you should be able to;

  • Apply your knowledge and skills of operational process safety to effectively influence operational safety decisions in both familiar and unfamiliar environments. 
  • Critically analyse and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative information.

Unit IOG1: Management of International Oil and Gas Health and Safety

Element 1: Health, Safety and Environmental Management in Context

  • (1.1) Explain the purpose of and procedures for investigating incidents and how the lessons learnt can be used to improve health and safety in the oil and gas industries.
  • (1.2) Explain the hazards inherent in oil and gas arising from the extraction, storage and processing of raw materials and products.
  • (1.3) Outline the risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries.
  • (1.4) Explain the purpose and content of an organisation’s documented evidence to provide a convincing and valid argument that a system is adequately safe in the oil and gas industries.

Element 2: Hydrocarbon Process Safety 1

  • (2.1) Explain the principles of assessing and managing contractors, including the roles of parties involved.
  • (2.2) Outline the tools, standards, measurements, competency requirements and controls applicable to Process Safety Management (PSM) in the oil and gas industries.
  • (2.3) Explain the role and purpose of a permit-to-work system.
  • (2.4) Explain the key principles of safe shift handover.
  • (2.5) Explain the importance of safe plant operation and maintenance of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes.
  • (2.6) Outline the hazards, risks and controls to ensure safe start up and shut down of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes.

Element 3: Hydrocarbon Process Safety 2

  • (3.1) Outline types of failure modes that may lead to loss of containment from hydrocarbons.
  • (3.2) Outline types of failure that may lead to loss of containment from hydrocarbons.
  • (3.3) Outline the controls available to maintain safety critical equipment.
  • (3.4) Outline the hazards, risks and controls available for safe containment of hydrocarbons offshore and onshore.
  • (3.5) Outline the fire hazards, risks and controls relating to hydrocarbons.
  • (3.6) Outline the hazards, risks and controls available for operating boilers and furnaces.

Element 4: Fire Protection and Emergency Response

  • (4.1) Outline appropriate control measures to minimize the effects of fire and explosion in the oil and gas industries.
  • (4.2) Outline the principles, procedures and resources for effective emergency response.

Element 5: Logistics and Transport Operations

  • (5.1) Identify the main hazards of and suitable controls for marine transport in the oil and gas industries.
  • (5.2) Identify the main hazards of and suitable controls for land transport in the oil and gas industries.

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