Nebosh - HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but’ it is recommended that learners should already have an underpinning knowledge of health and safety issues, and many will have gained another NEBOSH qualification.
It is also important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.
NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

Course Objective

NEBOSH has collaborated with Great Britain’s Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to develop the 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 NEBOSH’s 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.
The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to cover a range of issues affecting process industries.
Key topics covered by this qualification 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

This unit is divided into the following four key elements:

• E1 - Process safety leadership
• E2 - Management of process risk
• E3 - Process safety hazard control
• E4 - Fire and explosion protection

How is it assessed?

PSM1 - Is a multiple-choice question assessment paper (40 questions). This assessment is now be completed online, it is a Multiple Choice Question Assessment.



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