NEBOSH Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety

This course provides key safety training to supervisors, safety representatives, managers, and newly qualified health and safety advisers operating in the oil and gas industries.

Prices starting from £395 +vat

What is the NEBOSH Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety?

The NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate is a key qualification for supervisors, safety representatives, managers, and newly qualified health and safety advisors in the oil and gas industries, working both on and offshore.  

It builds on the knowledge acquired while studying a NEBOSH National or NEBOSH International Certificate, with industry-specific content focused on international oil and gas management standards and systems.  

The 54-hour course provides practical hazard and risk assessment skills, ensuring that you can raise the standard of health and safety practices in your organisation. Designed by industry professionals, the course teaches content in line with the legislation and guidance set out by the WHO (World Health Organisation). 

Learning options

2 learning types available

Benefits for Learners 

  • Study an accredited qualification to further your operational safety expertise 

  • Learn to recognise and minimise workplace risk so you can safeguard your peers 

  • Develop knowledge of key legislation, allowing you to perform your daily operations safely 

Benefits for Employers 

  • Improve health and safety culture across your business 

  • Increase productivity with less days of absence due to workplace induced accident or illness 

  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety to both employees and fellow businesses 

Student Approved 

Phoenix is rated 4.9 stars on Trustpilot, helping thousands of students acquire NEBOSH certificates each year through our industry leading service. 

Student support 

Students receive the best possible support on Phoenix courses, with access to expert tutors and mentors, high-quality learning materials and student groups.  

Many candidates find our Facebook community group particularly helpful during their studies, as it enables them to compare notes with fellow students and ask questions. 

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. 

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 training courses is over above industry standard, with a high number of credits and distinctions. 

The NEBOSH Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety 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. 

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Oil & Gas Safety will involve a minimum of 34 taught hours and approximately 20 hours of private study and background reading. 

When studied through distance learning, we recommend spending 54 hours on the course. 

When studied in-house the course is 5 days.

The NEBOSH Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety consists of of five elements:

  • 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. 

After gaining this qualification, candidates will have a firm grasp of all the following areas of knowledge: 

  • Best practice and international standards 

  • Hydrocarbon processing health and safety 

  • Hazards inherent in the extraction, storage and processing of raw materials and products 

  • Risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries 

  • Contractor management 

  • Fire and explosion controls in the oil and gas industries 

  • Marine and land logistics 

The NEBOSH Oil and Gas course is assessed by a two-hour written exam- IOG1. 

The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety is not accredited by the SQA Accreditation. However, it is broadly comparable to Level 6/7 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), comparable to RQF Level 4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

You can book a NEBOSH exam here.

Please note: All course materials and certificates will be sent via post. There will be an additional charge if booking outside of the UK. We will contact you with the delivery charge once booking has been made. 

Improved career prospects are a key reason for choosing to study the NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate. For many, it can be an important step towards establishing a lifelong career in occupational health and safety, as it is a qualification valued by employers throughout the world. Many candidates go on to study for the NEBOSH National Diploma.

  • When and how will I receive my NEBOSH results?

Results are provided by NEBOSH after completing the course. NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive after the results have been announced.

  • What happens if I fail the NEBOSH assessment?

The Phoenix Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost. 

  • What level are NEBOSH qualifications?

NEBOSH Certificates are level 3, which is equivalent to an A level qualification. NEBOSH Diplomas are level 6, which is equivalent to an Honours Degree.

  • Are there any entry requirements for NEBOSH Certificates?

There are no entry requirements, which makes a NEBOSH Certificate an ideal starting point for your health and safety training. Learners must have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.  

  • When and how will I receive my results and NEBOSH certificate?

NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive from Phoenix 10-12 weeks after the results have been announced.

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