NEBOSH Oil & Gas Certificate (Distance Learning)

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What's Included in the NEBOSH Oil & Gas Certificate?

Study Method

Distance Learning

This NEBOSH Oil & Gas Certificate is studied remotely by distance learning. It 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 General Certificate or NEBOSH International General Certificate, with industry-specific content focused on international standards and management systems.

Who is the the NEBOSH Oil & Gas Certificate Suitable For?

This NEBOSH Oil & Gas Certificate distance learning course is suitable for managers, supervisors and health advisors with safety responsibilities. It’s also a useful stepping-stone for environmental practitioners wishing to further their career in the gas and oil industry.

Course Content

IOG1: Management of International Oil and Gas Health and Safety:
  • 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

Assessment and Certification

The NEBOSH Oil and Gas training course is assessed by a two-hour written exam. It is accredited by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) for delivery across the UK and internationally. It is intended to be rated at Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, which is comparable to the standard of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. For candidates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is broadly comparable to a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework.

Learning Outcomes for Employees

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

Learning Outcomes for Employers

Employers in the oil and gas industries find that this NEBOSH Oil & Gas certificate can improve the safety culture of their organisation. It provides line management and staff with a sound understanding of operational safety management.

Study Method and Duration

This course is offered via distance learning platform, giving you exclusive access to an online virtual learning environment. You will have links to all required study material and a planner. Throughout your studies, you will receive telephone and email support from experts within the oil and gas industry. You will also receive a textbook containing all the relevant information. Extra support and encouragement is available via a special Facebook group — set up specifically for distance learners. Here you can discuss any aspect of your training course with tutors and fellow students.


NEBOSH exams cannot be completed online. Exams need to be completed at one of our assessment centres which will be arranged by our exams team.

Why Choose Distance Learning?

Distance learning maximises flexibility. This is crucial for the many candidates who are continuing to work in a demanding job while studying. You can enrol on this course whenever you wish, and study in your own time.

The Pass Pledge

Candidates on all Phoenix NEBOSH, IOSH and Construction Industry Training Board courses, including the NEBOSH Gas and Oil Certificate, are entitled to continue studying free of charge in the unlikely event that they fail to meet the required standard in examinations.

Pass Rate

The pass rate for this course is above the industry average and many candidates also succeed in achieving credits and distinctions.

Course Fees

When studying via distance learning you don’t pay for your exam upfront — you choose your preferred exam date and pay directly with Phoenix after you've been enrolled on the course.
NEBOSH Exam fees are NOT included.

MOD ELC Funding

ELC funding excludes course materials, these must be funded by the student. Please contact us on 0808 1966 830 to confirm prices.

What Can You Do After the Oil & Gas Course?

Improved career prospects are the primary reason for choosing the NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate. For some, 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 or the NEBOSH International Diploma.


Are there any entry requirements for the NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate?

There are no formal requirements; however, we do recommend that candidates first complete the NEBOSH International General Certificate or NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent level 3 qualification.

How long does it take to complete?

This a distance learning course, typically comprising 55 hours of study.

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For accredited courses such as NEBOSH and IOSH a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

For short health and safety courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

All you need to complete our health and safety e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

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Online learning courses provide flexible learning experiences so that you study whenever, easily fitting learning around other commitments.

Our e-learning courses include interactive activities, real-life scenarios, and practice exam questions, all designed to provide an informative and engaging learning experience. The programmes can be bookmarked, making it easy for learners to pick up where they left off and study around their schedule. 

Our short health and safety courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training. 

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Founded in 2005, Phoenix Health & Safety are one of the nation's leading health and safety training providers, and are committed to providing an unbeatable service and learning experience to students.

We deliver NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ, Construction, First Aid and general health and safety courses to your organisation and employees. Our courses are available online, at a training centre, in-house or via distance learning. Our training courses are comprehensive and cover all aspects of health, safety and environmental management.

Envico is working in partnership with Phoenix Health & Safety offering NEBOSH training and is not accredited by or associated with NEBOSH, IOSH or any other examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.