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NEBOSH - HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course description.

Course Description

Is the HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). Visit NEBOSH web site

What is the NEBOSH - HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Intermediate

NEBOSH has joined forces with the UKs Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to develop the new NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management.

This process safety management qualification, is the result of the unique collaboration which combines the advanced technical high hazard expertise of HSE with NEBOSHs ability to deliver strong vocational OSH qualifications.

This qualification is designed to equip delegates with a broad understanding of the accepted principles and recognised industrial practices for the management of process risk. This will ensure that they can recognise and contribute to the control of process safety hazards.

Our qualifications are developed based on extensive research with health and safety professionals, employers, professional bodies and regulators to ensure they are relevant and rigorous as well as achievable and practical.

Benefits for employers

This qualification has been developed specifically for process industries. It gives holders a sound breadth of knowledge that will help their employers to ensure that their process safety risks are being managed effectively. This benefits employers by:

A safer workplace - The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life. For employers this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.

Assurance - An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to process safety management. The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.

Return on investment - A worker with the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management has practical knowledge that brings real value, wherever they operate.

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

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is for People from all around the world who work in process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals.

Ideal for managers, safety representatives and health and safety advisors working within the process industries, both inside and outside the UK.

It is not designed for chemical and process safety engineers experienced in the specification, design and maintenance of process plant.

It is recommended that students should already have an underpinning knowledge of health and safety issues, and many will have gained another NEBOSH qualification.

Before attempting this assessment NEBOSH recommends that students should have achieved the equivalent of a scoring of 6.0 or higher under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

What subjects does the NEBOSH - HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course cover?

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to cover a range of issues affecting process industries.

Topics include:

  • 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

How is the NEBOSH - HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course assessed?

Students are assessed by a 90 minute, 40 question multiple choice examination.

There is no practical element to this qualification.

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