NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management (NEBOSH PSM)

The heart of Process Safety lies in preventing the high hazards in the workplace. It is essential to have qualified employees with knowledge of organized and efficient management systems to monitor and mitigate such hazards and ensure safe operations.

This specialized qualification is well suited for those involved in working in process industries such as oil and gas, plastics, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

This internationally recognized qualification is benchmarked for process industries at the supervisory level and above.

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What is the NEBOSH PSM Course Level?

This NEBOSH qualification is comparable to a Level 4 qualification on the NQF as well as equal to a Level 7 on the SCQF.

This is a Certificate level and a highly demanded certification that is equivalent to a certificate of higher education.

Who can study the NEBOSH Process Safety Management course?

This qualification is perfect for:

  • New and existing managers
  • Supervisors
  • Junior managers
  • Team leaders
  • Safety representatives

This is suited for individuals across the world working within process industries.

Entry Requirements for Nebosh PSM level 4

  • There is no specific formal entry requirement for this qualification. However, the participants are expected to have a prior understanding of health and safety issues in the processing industry.
  • It is also recommended to have proficiency in English.

Nebosh PSM Certificate Course Syllabus

  • Process Safety Management Meaning
  • Process Safety Leadership
  • Organizational Learning
  • Management of Change
  • Worker Engagement
  • Competence
  • Establishing a process safety management system
  • Risk Management techniques used within the process industries
  • Assent management and maintenance strategies
  • Role and purpose and features of a permit-to-work system
  • Safe shift handover
  • Contractor management
  • Operating procedures , Safe start-up and shut-down
  • Safety critical performance standards , Utilities
  • Electricity / Static electricity , Dangerous Substance
  • Reaction Hazards , Bulk storage operations
  • Fire Hazards
  • Fire and explosion control
  • Dust Explosions
  • Emergency Preparedness


This NEBOSH Certification has a recommended study time of at least 28 taught hours and 20 hours of private study approximately.

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Learning Modes

NEBOSH Process Safety Management (PSM) can be delivered in various learning modes.

Virtual / Online Live Learning
In-Company Training

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Maintaining professional standards

Developed alongside the UK Health & Safety standards, this qualification is increasingly becoming a popular accreditation for HSE candidates. Gaining this qualification stands as a benchmark for quality and adds value to the existing highly regarded professional status.

The promised benefits from UK-accredited qualifications cover:

  • Fulfils specified quality criteria making it fit for the purpose.
  • Covers appropriate content.
  • Embraces applicable assessment methodology.
  • Mapped to relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS).
  • Supported by related stakeholders including employers.
What next?

For those individuals gaining this NEBOSH Certificate as a first-level qualification, and interested in taking another NEBOSH Certificate qualification, it is recommended to pursue the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety or the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

For Nebosh PSM Course Fees

Pay for the NEBOSH PSM Course and get four international HSE Courses free @ the price of USD 499. Reach out to us for more discounts and course details.


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