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Cogent Skills Solutions

Established in 2002 and TRUSTED by the world’s leading industrial and science companies, we’re an independent, not-for-profit strategic skills body.


We develop, design and deliver specialist skills solutions, training standards and best practice guidelines – to improve employee competencies, business efficiencies, operational performance, safety and compliance. 


Competence and Compliance solutions for worldwide high hazard industries and process sites include: 


·       Consultancy. Management Systems Review and Development (Human Factors, Competence and Process Safety)


·       Courses. Process Safety Management programmes, based on regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines for COMAH / Seveso III sites


 All solutions include industry guidance and training standards - collaboratively developed with regulators and industry employers.


Our Process Safety courses can help lead to a 'reduction in scope or depth of a regulator inspection' as all content is based on industry regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines for COMAH / Seveso III sites.

www.cogentskills.solutions

As an organisation with charitable status, all investment is entirely focused on delivering industrial safety, skills and training standards development, along with supporting the skills needs and ambitions of individual employers and their employees


We produce high quality, competency assurance, culture change and process safety programmes which meet regulatory requirements and make a positive impact within organisations. 


Cogent Skills Solutions – The Benefits:




  • Associate trainers - multi-sector, specialists, each have between 30 to 45+ years’ industry experience. All have been rigorously assessed by an expert panel – to demonstrate their industry knowledge

  • Award winning Skills Provider. Winner of Chemical Industries Association’s 2019 Service Provider of the Year Award

  • Broad experience within world-wide, High Hazard industries. Since 2010, we have delivered services to:

    • over 20,000 employees

    • across 300+ businesses

    • from 40+ industries

    • across 40+ countries



  • Competence Skills Body – Recognised on HSE's Chemicals Sector Strategy list of KEY STAKEHOLDERS for onshore major hazards as the Main Skills Body for Competence


·       Competence Specialists. Extensive understanding of delivering Process Safety Management and competency assessments to high hazard industries – to improve safety, compliance and business efficiencies.


·       Compliance Specialists. Custodian of the UK’s Health and Safety Executive’s recognised Process Safety Management industry training standards (listed in Understanding COMAH: Performance and Recognition Framework)


·       Exclusive Content Providers. Our courses are the only ones accepted by the industry led Process Safety Competence Management Programme Board (PSCMPB) as meeting the HSE recognised Process Safety Management Standards


·       Global Reach and Experience. Experienced within global multi-sector, Major Accident Hazards safety-critical industries - including Life and Industrial Sciences, Utilities and Nuclear


·       Publisher and owner of Competency Management Systems Best Practice Competency Management Guidelines for COMAH sites (2012)


·       PSM Competence Board. Initiator, facilitator and Voice of the Process Safety Management Competence Programme Board - developers of PSM guidance and standards.


·       The Leading Voice of Science Industry Skills


About Cogent Skills' Courses 


Our Process Safety courses can help lead to a 'reduction in scope or depth of a regulator inspection' as all content is based on industry regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines for COMAH / Seveso III sites.


 All courses are:


 Benchmarked to the Process Safety Management Competence Programme Board (PSM CPB) industry training Standards




  • Competence focused – to allow businesses to operate a good Process Safety culture and potentially reduce incidents and shut down time

  • Designed by industry for industry, the training has specifically been developed to encourage a long-term view through the development of ongoing action plans

  • Recognised by the HSE – PSM Courses, Our PSM courses are an “example of good practice” within the ‘Understanding COMAH: The Performance and Recognition Framework and can lead to a “reduction in scope or depth of inspection”




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www.cogentskills.solutions

+44 (0) 1325 740 900

5 Pioneer Court, Morton Palms Business Park, Darlington, DL1 4WD


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