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The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management - Online Training


About Course

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to cover a range of issues affecting process industries.


Why Online Training?

  • You can work as much as you want, whenever you want, wherever you have internet connection
  • Perfect for busy people
  • The most cost-effective way

​The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to cover a range of issues affecting process industries


Key topics covered by this qualification include:

  • Establishment of process management systems
  • Asset management and maintenance strategies
  • Safe start-up and shutdown of process plant
  • Performance standards for safety critical systems and equipment
  • Hazards and controls for:
    • Chemical reactions
    • Bulk storage of dangerous substances
    • Fire and explosion
  • Purpose and features of emergency plans

This unit is divided into the following fourkey elements:

  • Process safety leadership
  • Management of process risk
  • Process safety hazard control
  • Fire and explosion protection

Further details can be found in the syllabus guide which can be downloaded from its course page

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The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is suitable for supervisors, newly appointed managers, junior managers, safety representatives and newly qualified health and safety advisors within the process industries, both inside and outside the UK. The qualification is designed to provide a sound breadth of knowledge and understanding that enables qualification holders to contribute to the management of process safety risks. This qualification builds on the understanding already gained by studying the NEBOSH National or International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.


Assessments are available in English only

There are no entry requirements for this qualification,

However, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus for English trainings and exam.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.


In the UK – and, increasingly, worldwide – regulatory accreditation is recognised as a badge of quality, allowing our qualifications to retain their highly regarded professional status.

UK accredited qualifications provide you with certain guarantees that the qualification:

  • Meets specific quality criteria that ensure it is fit for its purpose
  • Includes relevant content
  • Uses appropriate assessment methodology
  • Is mapped to relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS)
  • Is supported by relevant stakeholders including employers


The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is not accredited by SQA Accreditation. However, it is intended to be broadly comparable to Level 7 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), comparable to RQF Level 4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland


The multiple-choice assessment must be accessed and completed via NEBOSH’s Online Assessment Platform and completed within a 24-hour assessment window. Learners can begin their assessment at any time within the 24-hour window but, once they have started the assessment, they must complete it within the designated time frame for the unit (90 minutes for PSM1). These assessments will also be remotely proctored to ensure their integrity. 

Exams cannot be postponed or cancelled after the registration deadline. If you cannot take the exam due to any excuse, you can request a refund of 10% of your exam fee by reporting your excuse with official documents.

Online multiple choice assessments will take place four times per year – upcoming dates are listed below. 

 Assessment date

Last Registration Date

 Results date

 27 April 2022

27 March 2022

 19 May 2022

 27 July 2022

27 June 2022

 17 August 2022

 26 October 2022

26 July 2022

 16 November 2022 

 25 January 2023

25 October 2022

 15 February 2023

 26 April 2023

26 March 2023

 18 May 2023

 26 July 2023

26 June2023

 16 August 2023

 25 October 2023

25 July 2023

 15 November 2023


Once learners have achieved a Pass in Unit PSM1, they are deemed to have completed the qualification. The only grade available for successfully completing this qualification is ‘Pass’. The pass standard for the unit/qualification is 60% (24 correct questions out of 40).


You should plan your study around a minimum of 28 taught hours and approximately 20 hours of private study.

e-learning: NTSS will provide slides and a digital workbook. The tuition hours should be added to the recommended private study hours to give the minimum number of hours that this mode of study will require.

  • After the purchase is completed and the payment is made, the login information to the education platform is sent to the student via e-mail within 24 hours.
  • After the login information is sent to the student, the Education platform is open to the student for 180 calendar days.
  • There is no live narration on the education platform. All educational materials are accessible to the student 24/7.
  • It is compulsory to take the exam within 7 months after registration. Otherwise, the training must be re-purchased.
  • The workshop, which lasts 1 hour once 6 months, is organized over MS Teams.

There is no time restriction for passing the Certificate in Process Safety Management as this is a one-unit qualification.


e-learning learners will find below resources in our Learning platform when they registered. 

  • Guide to the The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management
  • Open book examination learner guide
  • Open book examination technical learner guide
  • A digital copy workbook 
  • Slides (cannot be downloaded)


Tutor Support

Each student is assigned a tutor with whom they can communicate and receive support. The tutor can be reached via e-mail.


Should you have any queries, please contact our Training Team (

If you are not satisfied with the service provided by your tutor or our Team, please contact our Customer Service Team ( )

You can also refer the matter to NEBOSH (

If you are not satisfied with the service provided by NEBOSH, please contact the Scottish Qualifications Authority (

  • % 18 VAT including in the prices
  • Exam fees are included in the training prices
  • If you fail any of the exams, you can re-take the exam by paying the fee
  • PSM1 exam fee is £160
Learner Terms and Conditions

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For Classroom Trainings:

  • Attend all scheduled classroom sessions*
  • Attend mock exams *
  • Complete homework’s*
  • Contribute to classroom activities in a positive manner
  • Endeavour to be active, rather than passive in terms of learning
  • Bring any learning difficulties to our attention at the earliest opportunity.

For E-learning Trainings:

  • Complete all e-learning sessions*.
  • Study to given Study Book about the Course*.
  • Complete homework’s*
  • Bring any learning difficulties to our attention at the earliest opportunity.
  • * If you are unable to complete these items, it is your responsibility to study relevant chapters.

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