NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

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As the oil and gas industry continues to prosper as a leading global industry, health and safety compliance and standards have never been more important. The NEBOSH International Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of core health and safety principles within the oil and gas industry.

This well-respected and internationally recognised qualification 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
  • Employee representatives
  • Newly appointed Health and Safety Advisers

It gifts critical insight into sustainable practices and enhanced safety in hydrocarbon processing.

The course is ideal for those working in the industry looking to take on more responsibility and for companies looking to ensure their workforce remains confident and health and safety compliant.

This qualification is for those working in the oil and gas (or related) industries, who need to gain a sound understanding of the principles of operational health and safety that apply in their specialist area.

It is used by many in the industry to improve the health and safety skills and knowledge of managers, supervisors and health and safety advisors, in order to gain sustainable health and safety improvements. Quite simply, the International Oil and Gas Certificate is a qualification that should lead to safer workplaces.

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Module - Management of International Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Covers five core elements including the context of health and safety in the oil and gas industry. It also features extensive training on the safe practice of hydrocarbon processing, fire protection and emergency response and and the logistics behind transport operations.


There is a 2-hour exam for IOG1 which consists of ten 'short-answer' questions and one 'long answer' question, each worth 8 marks. This is an invigilated written exam, taken at an exam centre.

At the end of each study unit there are exam type questions designed for learners to use as revision aids when preparing for the written exam.

Students should already have an underpinning knowledge of safety issues and may already have studied one of NEBOSH’s Certificate-level qualifications.



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