NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management

Course Description


The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management has been jointly designed by NEBOSH and the UK enforcement agency – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). It is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the process industry, such as chemical manufacturing and oil & gas. It focuses on international standards and management systems, highlighting the importance of process safety management in the process industry, enabling students to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities. The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is suitable for those who have the responsibility for ensuring safety as part of their day-to-day duties including:

  • Managers, supervisors and employee representatives within the process industry
  • Newly-appointed health and safety advisers

Course Content

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is based on International Standards and Management Systems. It consists of one unit:

Unit PSM1: Process Safety Management

  • Process Safety Leadership
  • Management of Process Risk
  • Process Safety Hazard Control
  • Fire Protection and Emergency Response


The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is assessed by a 90 minute exam consisting of 40 multiple choice questions.

Entry Requirements

The NEBOSH Certificate in Process Safety Management is a technical qualification. There are no specific entry requirements but the course does assume a certain level of knowledge.

Health and Safety knowledge

This course assumes a good understanding of general health and safety and it is therefore highly recommended that students hold the NEBOSH International General Certificate or equivalent before studying the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management.

Experience of the Process industry

Experience of the process industry (such as oil and gas or chemical processing) will be helpful.

Method of Study

This course is available In Classroom

Classroom Courses

  • Complete Course (1 Week) 4 days plus exam day


Refunds of fees will only be made for written cancellations received at least 21 days prior to the start of the course (less a 10% cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However, we are happy to accept substitute delegates. Any changes to delegates should be notified, by telephone, as soon as possible.Bookings that are accepted within 48 hours are deemed confirmed and subject to payment, even if the delegate is subsequently unable to attend.

The programme of courses is correct at the time of publication. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.

Please Note, Late registration can be made after the registration deadline for an additional £85. This fee will be added to the course price (As per NEBOSH Regulations)

Course Details

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5 Days inc Exam

Typical capacity:


Typical cost per candidate:

£795 (£665 + £90 NEBOSH Registration Fee + £40 NEBOSH Textbook)

Typical cost per course:

In UK: £795 + VAT
Worldwide: Contact us for more information

All courses conducted in the UK are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate