- Explain the purpose of and procedures for investigating incidents and how the lessons learnt can be used to improve health and safety in the oil and gas industries.
- Explain the hazards inherent in oil and gas arising from the extraction, storage, and processing of raw materials and products.
- Outline the risk management techniques used in the oil and gas industries.
- Explain the principles of assessing and managing contractors, including the roles of parties involved.
- Outline the tools, standards, measurement, competency requirements, and controls applicable to Process Safety Management (PSM) in the oil and gas industries.
- Explain the importance of safe plant operation and maintenance of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes.
- Outline the hazards, risks, and controls to ensure safe start-up and shut down of hydrocarbon containing equipment and processes.
- Outline types of failure modes that may lead to loss of containment from hydrocarbons.
- Outline the hazards, risks, and controls available for safe containment of hydrocarbons offshore and onshore.
- Outline the fire hazards, risks, and controls relating to hydrocarbons.
- Outline the hazards, risks, and controls available for operating boilers and furnaces.
- Outline the principles, procedures, and resources for effective emergency response.
- Identify the main hazards of and suitable controls for marine transport in the oil and gas industries.
- Identify the main hazards of and suitable controls for land transport in the oil and gas industries.
Examination registration and entry confirmation
You will need to register with us before you can take your examination. Once registered, we will send you an Examination Entry Confirmation, which includes your unique learner number and essential examination information and results process.
Your Examination Entry Confirmation is essential for you to gain entry to the examination room, and photographic identification will need to be shown to the exam invigilator, so make sure you bring either your driving licences or passport with you as proof.
- Results for assessments taken in English should be received within 50-working days from your examination or assignment submission date. The specific date will appear on your examination entry confirmation. For assessments taken in other languages, all results should be received within 70-working days.
- Certificate level practical assessments must normally be taken within 10-working days of a written examination, so the practical result will be included with the result for the written examination.
The International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety consists of one unit:
Unit IOG1: Management of international oil and gas operational safety
- Assessment type: Written paper
- Assessment Time: 2 hours
- Pass standards
- Unit IOG1: 45 marks
- Distinction: 65 marks or higher
- Credit: 55 - 64 marks
- Pass: 45 - 54 marks