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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Management

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Management course is ideal for managers, safety representatives and health and safety advisors working within the process industries, both inside and outside the UK. 


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Course Overview

NEBOSH has joined forces with Great Britain’s Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to develop the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to equip delegates with a broad understanding of the accepted principles and recognised industrial practices for managing process risks.

The National Educational Board in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH) is an independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety and environmental practice and management. 87% of UK employers ask for a NEBOSH qualification when they are recruiting for health and safety roles.

Study Phoenix’s NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course via in-house or virtual classroom learning.


Who is the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course suitable for?

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course is ideal for managers, safety representatives and health and safety advisors who work in process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals, both inside and outside the UK.


Course programme

NEBOSH National General Certificate programme

Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Element 1 Why we should manage workplace health and safety.

  • Element 2 How health and safety management systems work and what they look like.

  • Element 3 Managing risk — understanding people and processes.

  • Element 4 Health and safety monitoring and measuring.

Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

  • Element 5 Physical and psychological health.

  • Element 6 Musculoskeletal health.

  • Element 7 Chemical and biological agents.

  • Element 8 General workplace issues.

  • Element 9 Work equipment.

  • Element 10 Fire.

  • Element 11 Electricity.


Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management:

  • Establishment of process management systems
  • Asset management and maintenance strategies
  • Safe start-up and shutdown of process plant
  • Performance standards for safety critical systems and equipment
  • Hazards and controls for:
  • Chemical reactions
  • Bulk storage of dangerous substances
  • Fire and explosion
  • Purpose and features of emergency plans
  • This unit is divided into the following four key elements:
  • Process safety leadership
  • Management of process risk
  • Process safety hazard control
  • Fire and explosion protection

Duration

How long does the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management take?

The National HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management will involve a minimum of 28 taught hours and approximately 20 hours of private study and background reading.

The duration depends on the study method:

The online exams are run by NEBOSH every two months. Exams are included in the cost of the course. You will be contacted with regards to exam dates when the course has been booked. 


Next steps

Many people who have passed the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management progress to studying the NEBOSH National General Certificate, or the NEBOSH Diploma, which is a degree-level qualification.


NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management Assessments

The multiple choice assessment must be accessed and completed via NEBOSH’s Online Assessment Platform and completed within a 24-hour assessment window. Learners can begin their assessment at any time within the 24-hour window but, once they have started the assessment, they must complete it within the designated time frame for the unit (90 minutes for PSM1). 


Payment plans

Payment Plans are offered to self-funding UK students only. We require 30% of the total course fee upfront. Payments will be made monthly from the day your deposit was made and must be received within 7 days of this date. The balance of your account must be cleared in full, prior to you registering for examinations. Payment plans can be paid by: Credit/debit card or bank transfer. If you would like to organise a payment plan please get in touch.

Popular NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management FAQs

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  • What is the level of NEBOSH PSM?

    The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is not accredited by SQA Accreditation. However it is intended to be broadly comparable to Level 7 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), comparable to RQF Level 4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Why choose a NEBOSH course with Phoenix?

  • Accredited Partner

    Phoenix Health and Safety is a NEBOSH Gold Partner. This accreditation means our NEBOSH course materials, tutors, and learning environments are all stamped with excellence.

  • Expertise

    We are one of the UK's leading providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise, experience and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through study guides and student groups.

    Many candidates find our Facebook community group particularly helpful while they are studying, as it enables them to compare notes with fellow students and ask questions.

  • The Phoenix Pass Pledge

    Every Phoenix NEBOSH course entitles you to continue studying free of charge if you fail to meet the required standard in examinations. However, this is rarely necessary. Our pass rate for NEBOSH General Certificate training courses is above industry average, with a high number of credits and distinctions.