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NEBOSH International Oil & Gas Certificate Syllabus

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The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Safety provides you with the specialist skills and know-how to fulfil your health and safety responsibilities in this hazardous industry and comprises 1 taught unit.

Overall learning outcomes

On completion of the unit, you should be able to demonstrate your understanding of the domain knowledge covered by:

  • The application of knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar situations
  • The critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms

N.B. Each element will have additional specific learning outcomes.

Full course syllabus

Unit IOG1: Management of international oil and gas health and safety

Element 1: Health, safety and environmental management in context

  • 1.1: Learning from incidents
  • 1.2: Hazards inherent in oil and gas
  • 1.3: Risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  • 1.4: An organisation's documented evidence to provide a convincing and valid argument that a system is adequately safe

Element 2: Hydrocarbon process safety 1

  • 2.1: Contractor management
  • 2.2: Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • 2.3: Role and purpose of a permit-to-work system
  • 2.4: Key principles of safe shift handover
  • 2.5: Plant operations and maintenance
  • 2.6: Start up and shut down

Element 3: Hydrocarbon process safety 2

  • 3.1: Failure modes
  • 3.2: Other types of failures
  • 3.3: Safety critical equipment controls
  • 3.4: Safe containment of hydrocarbons
  • 3.5: Fire hazards, risks and controls
  • 3.6: Furnace and boiler operations

Element 4: Fire protection and emergency response

  • 4.1: Fire and explosion in the oil and gas industries
  • 4.2: Emergency reponse

Element 5: Logistics and transport operations

  • 5.1: Marine transport
  • 5.2: Land transport

NEBOSH International Oil & Gas Certificate, further information

Choosing to study for your qualification with Astutis means you can undertake the NEBOSH Oil & Gas certificate in either of the following ways:

  • Online - at a time and place to suit you with our popular e-learning course
  • Wherever you want - with our affordable distance learning option for the independent learner
  • At your place of work, for multiple staff members

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