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NEBOSH International Oil & Gas Certificate

NEBOSH Accredited Centre 807 logoDo you have health and safety responsibilities within the oil and gas or petrochemicals industries?

The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety is an internationally recognised qualification that will provide you with a broad understanding of key health and safety issues - specific to the Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals industries.

Course overview

The NEBOSH International Oil and Gas Certificate focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling learners to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore and highlights the importance of process safety management in the oil and gas industry.

The course will benefit oil and gas companies working to international standards who are looking to implement effective safety and process safety management across all areas of their operation.

What does the NEBOSH International Oil and Gas Certificate cover? 

The course consists of 1 unit:

  • Unit IOG1: The Management of International Oil and Gas Operational Safety

The syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international industry standards and covers safety management, hydrocarbon process safety, fire protection and emergency response.

Who is the NEBOSH International Oil and Gas Certificate for?

The course is aimed at those who have the responsibility for ensuring safety as part of their day to day duties in the Oil and Gas or Petrochemicals industries, including managers, supervisors, smployee representatives and newly appointed health and safety advisors. 

If you have health and safety responsibilities at work or work for an international organisation, get in touch to see how this globally recognised qualification could help advance your career in the oil and gas industry in Saudi Arabia.

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Online learning

Interactive online course with tutor support 
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Distance Learning Course

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Classroom Courses

Day courses scheduled for our venue in Dammam
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In-company Training

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“A potentially mundane topic taught with a level of knowledge and enthusiasm I have not experienced before.”

Matthew Small, Health & Safety Manager, IRISNDT


How long will it take to complete the NEBOSH ITC in Oil & Gas Operational Safety qualification?

To complete all 5 elements of the course, students will be looking at a recommended amount of total study time of 54 hours - if in the classroom this will comprise 34 hours of tutor-led training and an accompanying 20 hours of personal study.

How is the NEBOSH ITC in Oil and Gas Safety assessed?

Candidates are assessed by a 2-hour written exam of 10  'short-answer', 8-mark compulsory questions and 1 'long-answer', 20 mark compulsory question. All questions are compulsory. Papers are marked by external examiners who are appointed by NEBOSH.

How will my business benefit from the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety?

This industry-specific course can help you and your organisation:
  • Keep staff and visitors safe
  • Protect your assets
  • Maintain your reputation
  • Avoid litigation or prosecution

Where can I take the NEBOSH ITC in Oil and Gas Operational Safety?

Those wishing to study for this course can do so from anywhere in the world. All that is needed to access our interactive online course in an internet connection. When the time comes, you will also be able to sit your exam with Astutis at a recognised location near you.

If you would rather a classroom course, we can come to your organisation to train multiple members of staff - wherever you are.

I can study for my NEBOSH International Oil and Gas Certificate Online, but how do I sit my exams?

As specified by NEBOSH, exams must be conducted in an invigilated exam centre. Astutis has a network of exam centres throughout the world. More information on examinations is available here.