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NEBOSH - Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NEBOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit NEBOSH web site

What is the NEBOSH - Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Beginner

This introductory qualification will help both employers and employees demonstrate competence in general health and safety, process safety and environmental management.

The NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries qualification has been developed in conjunction with Cogent - the Sector Skills Council for the Process Industries - employers, the National Skills Academy for the Process Industries (NSAPI) and NEBOSH/NSAPI accredited providers.

It is a key part of Cogents Gold Standard which is a national framework for continuous professional development setting out the skills and qualifications required for world class performance in key roles in the process industries. This qualification provides both a valuable introduction to the subject and a foundation for further study. Candidates looking to build their health and safety expertise may consider the NEBOSH National General Certificate or NEBOSH International General Certificate.

What are the benefits for the organisation?

The Cogent Gold Standard sets out the skills required for world class performance in key job roles in the process industries. The NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environment for the Process Industries is a Gold Standard qualification.

Upskilling your employees can help reduce the number of accidents in the workplace, improving staff morale, confidence and a raise of competence standards which could result in costs savings for the business.

Employees will benefit from improving their knowledge base of health, safety and environmental topics.

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Who is the NEBOSH - Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course designed for?

The NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries qualification</span> is an introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job within the process industries.
The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include:

  • Process Operators
  • Technicians
  • Team leaders and supervisors
  • Others with a need to understand health, safety and the environment in process industries.

What subjects does the NEBOSH - Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course cover?

The NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environment for the Process Industries qualification is assessed by one multiple choice examinations.

The course covers:

  • The foundations of process safety
  • Systems to prevent loss of containment
  • Common risks and controls in the process safety industry
  • Plant integrity
  • Emergency response
  • Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances
  • Control of emissions
  • Environmental risk assessments (impact assessment)
  • The foundations of health and safety
  • The responsibility for health and safety
  • Health and safety risk assessment and control
  • Hazards and controls associated with work equipment
  • Transport safety
  • Hazards and controls associated with electricity
  • Fire safety
  • Hazards and controls associated with manual handling and repetitive movement
  • Hazards and controls associated with the working environment

Students just need to take this unit to successfully achieve the qualification.

The HSEP1 unit can be used as an exemption for unit HSW1 of the qualification in Health and Safety at Work.

How is the NEBOSH - Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification course assessed?

Students are assessed by a 60 question multiple choice examination.

Students need to be proficient in written English to successfully complete the assessments.

A qualification parchment is issued on successful completion of the examination.

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