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

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  • Description
  • Accreditation
  • Assessment
  • Experience

Description

TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Technician Certificate

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 Technician (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

Course Objectives

Colin Easton, a globally recognised expert in functional safety, leads the course. The course will provide 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 at a Technician level.

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

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

  • Part 1 = 30 multiple-choice questions
  • Part 2 = 10 open questions

For further information please download the course agenda or contact us

Accreditation

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

Assessment

A three (3) hour two part competency examination compromising:

 

  • Part 1 = 30 multiple-choice questions (2 marks 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 Rheinland Functional Safety Program:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience working with Safety Instrumented Systems.
  • Vocational Certificate in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent experience and responsibilities as certified by employer.

Who Should Attend?

Instrument, Electrical, Mechanical, Operator, Process and Safety Technicians, 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, design, installation, commissioning, validation, operations and maintenance.

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

  • Many thanks for your support and the excellent course last week.

    - Keith, Northumberland