NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

NEBOSH International Technical Certificate 

in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

Certified by National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH-UK)


This new qualification is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the oil and gas industry. It is the latest addition to our portfolio of globally-recognised health, safety, environmental and risk management qualifications.

The qualification focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling students to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore.

The Certificate also highlights the importance of process safety management in the oil and gas industry.

What kind of people takes the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety?

Those who have the responsibility for ensuring safety as part of their day to day duties, including:

  • Managers;
  • Supervisors;
  • Employee representatives;
  • Newly appointed Health and Safety Advisers.

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


Element 1:  Health, safety and environmental management in context 

Element 2:  Hydrocarbon process safety 1

Element 3:  Hydrocarbon process safety 2

Element 4:  Fire protection and emergency response

Element 5:  Logistics and Transport Operations


The Unit is a taught unit assessed by one two-hour written examination.  The written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. All questions are compulsory.  Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.