NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil & Gas Operational Safety (eLearning)

Delivered in association with SHEilds UK Ltd

E-Learning Course Overview

This new NEBOSH International Technical Oil and Gas Certificate (IOG) is a specialist qualification for people involved in the Oil and Gas industry who are responsible for ensuring good health and safety practices as part of their day to day duties and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to manage operational oil and gas risks effectively.

The NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling students to carry out their workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore, reducing the number of accidents and achieving cost savings for the business.

This course is targeted at managers, supervisors, employee representatives, newly appointed health and safety advisers working within the Oil & Gas Industry. Delegates should already have an underpinning knowledge of safety issues and may already have completed the NEBOSH National or International General Certificate.

What is e-Learning?

E-Learning is learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the Internet. The best e-learning experience is one that contains written text, interactive content, audio and video content and has a support network available to all students.

Our E-Learning Course Benefits:

  • Fast enrolment
  • Free tutor support
  • All course study material online
  • Interactive study material, including video and audio content
  • Hassle free exam registration
  • Course material available to download for offline study
  • Range of study languages available

Course Syllabus

The syllabus is divided into five elements:

Element 1: Health, Safety & environmental management in context

  1. Learning from Incidents
  2. Hazards inherent in oil and gas
  3. Risk Management Techniques used in the oil and gas industries
  4. Safety cases and safety reports

ELEMENT 2: Hydrocarbon process safety 1

  1. Contractor management
  2. Process Safety Management (PSM)
  3. Role and Purpose of a permit-to-work system
  4. Key principles of shift handover
  5. Plant operations and maintenance

ELEMENT 3: Hydrocarbon process safety 2

  1. Failure modes
  2. Safety critical equipment controls
  3. Safe storage of hydrocarbons
  4. Furnace and boiler operations

ELEMENT 4: Fire protection and emergency response

Fire and explosion risk in the oil and gas industries

  1. Emergency Response

ELEMENT 5: Logistics and Transport operations

  1. Marine Transport
  2. Land Transport

Examination Information

Examinations are held periodically throughout each year in March, June, September and December. We also host additional examinations in other months, for up-to-date information please see the Events Calendar page or contact



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