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NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety is suitable for supervisors, managers, safety representatives and newly qualified health advisors within the oil and gas industries, both within and outside the UK and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to manage oil and gas operational risks effectively. This qualification builds on the understanding already gained by studying the NEBOSH National or International General Certificate.

The course is designed specifically for industry specialists with day-to-day safety responsibilities including managers, supervisors and health and safety advisers. It focuses on operational process safety and is intended to enable candidates to apply and implement effective process safety management across all areas of their operation and throughout the world.

Assessment is by one written examination and if successful students are awarded a certificate within 8 weeks of completing the course.  Students who are unsuccessful in the exam may re-sit that unit.


Unit IOG1 is assessment is by a two hour written examination marked by external examiner appointed by NEBOSH.

Course Content

·    Health, safety and environmental management in context.

·    Hydrocarbon process safety.

·    Fire protection and emergency response.

·    Logistics and transport operations.



When candidates have passed the unit a final grade is awarded as follows:

Pass                45 – 54 marks

Credit              55 – 65 marks

Distinction       65 marks or more

Once a candidate has achieved a Pass and the overall qualification grade awarded they are normally considered to have achieved the qualification and an overall qualification parchment will be issued, within three months of the result declaration date.

Duration: 5 day