NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management

Course Description

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the process industry, such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and mining. The course has been developed through a collaboration between NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) the UK Health and Safety Regulator 

This new specialist qualification aims to provide holders with the knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management to ensure that they can contribute to the effective management of process safety risks. 

Given the hazardous nature of these industries, this qualification has been designed to give specialist knowledge and understanding to managers, supervisors and safety professionals. 


The course covers 

Course Objective

By the end of this course delegates will be able to 

Target Audience

This qualification is a blend of engineering and management skills to provide process safety knowledge and understanding of recognized industrial practices to managers, supervisors and safety professionals to allow them to manage their process safety responsibilities to prevent catastrophic accidents and near misses associated with loss of containment of energy or dangerous substances such as chemicals and hydrocarbons.

It is aimed at personnel at different levels in the organizations including 

 across a wide range of sections and departments including

In a wide range of industries including 

Course Outline


Process Safety Management Meaning

Process Safety Leaderships

Organizational Learning

Management of Change

Worker Engagement


Risk management techniques used within the process industries

DAY 2 

Recap of Day 1

Risk management techniques used within the process industries 

Asset management and maintenance strategies

Role, purpose and features of a permit to work system

Safe shift handover

Contractor management

Operating procedures


Recap of Day 2

Operating procedures

Safe startup and shutdown

Safety critical performance standards


Electricity and static electricity

Dangerous substances

Reaction Hazards Thermal Runaway


Recap of Day 3

Bulk storage operations

Fire Hazards

Fire and explosion protection

Dust explosions

Emergency preparedness


Review and Examination

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is assessed by a 90 minute exam consisting of 40 multiple choice questions. Score of minimum 60 percent is required to pass.

Ref Location From To
NEBOSH PSM Alexandria 26-5-2019 30-5-2019
NEBOSH PSM Kuwait 20-10-2019 24-10-2019