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TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Certificate - Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

Including Exam

  • Description
  • Accreditation
  • Assessment
  • Experience

Description

The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program is a unique opportunity to provide evidence of competency in functional safety from an internationally recognised organisation

The certified FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate demonstrates competency in the fundamentals of Functional safety and provides a skill set that is transferable from one work situation to another and enables staff to fulfill responsibilities and to perform activities to recognised standards of competence on a regular basis, in order to

  • Reduce risks 
  • Satisfy legal and regulatory requirements
  • Meet the organisation’s business objectives
  • Enable the organisation to meet contractual commitments.

Course Objectives

Colin Easton, a globally recognised expert in functional safety, leads the course. The course will equip participants with the knowledge for understanding and mastering the application, principles and requirements of IEC 61508 – Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety systems and IEC 61511 – Functional Safety: Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Sector.

Successful participants, who also have sufficient functional safety experience, will achieve the prestigious FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) SIS certification.

The course will provide three days of classroom tuition and practical guidance, mixed with practical exercises based on real life examples. Day four consists of a four-hour two-part proficiency examination with:

  • Part 1 = 60 multiple-choice questions
  • Part 2 = 10 multiple part questions

For further infrmation please download the course agenda or contact us

Accreditation

Successful participants, who also have sufficient functional safety experience, will achieve the prestigious FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) SIS certification.

Assessment

A four (4) hour two part CLOSED BOOK competency examination compromising:

  • Part 1 = 60 multiple-choice questions (1 mark each question);
  • Part 2 = 10 multiple part questions (4 marks each question).

The pass score criterion is 75%

Experience

Experience Required

In accordance with the TÜV Functional Safety Program:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in the field of functional safety.
  • University degree or equivalent engineering experience and responsibilities as certified by employer or engineering institution.

Who Should Attend?

Instrument Engineers, Process Engineers and Safety Engineers as well as Operating and Maintenance personnel who are involved in any of the lifecycle phases for safety instrumented systems from hazard and risk assessment, shut down system/fire and gas systems design to testing maintenance.

  • Thank you for your excellent Functional Safety course. I enjoyed it, it really helped cement my previous knowledge and experience.

    - Robert, Huddersfield