IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training and Certification

Based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector

Based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector


1st - 3rd Sept. and 5th Sept. (Exam) 2022: Training and Certification : Functional Safety in accordance with IEC 61508 | Duration: 4 Days | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm 

22nd - 24th Sept. and 26th Sept. (Exam) 2022: Training and Certification: Functional Safety in accordance with IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 | Duration: 4 Days I Time: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

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What you'll gain by enrolling for this course?

  • Globally accepted Functional Safety Engineer (FSEr) certificate
  • Access to our Training Kit and Pre-study material that is focused, practical and engaging
  • In-depth expertise relevant to Electrical/Electronic systems and equipment


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About IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training and Certification Program

TÜV SÜD provides Functional Safety training and certification solutions for working professionals in India involved in safety-relevant electrical / electronic systems. Our ISO 61508 course is designed in order to train participants in the basic principles of IEC 61508 Functional Safety and also at the same time improve their expertise in safety related functions for Electrical, Electronic and Programming systems.

The industry requirements are persistently changing in mobile and stationary systems which requires companies to have an expertise with regards to safety in order to master its complexity. Its implementation is difficult and requires significant experience with safety related concepts. This is achieved with our training and personnel qualification program which is accepted worldwide.

Training Duration

04 Days

Who should attend?

The course is ideal for control engineers, safety engineers, system integrators, EPCs, managers of engineering departments, R & D development Engineers sales representatives for safety, products, systems and services, sales engineers and managers, marketing specialists or anybody who wants to get their functional safety for IEC 61608 knowledge certified in the associated field of functional safety.

Learning and Career Benefits

TÜV SÜD provides ISO 61508 Certification, to professionals in India concerned with functional safety with a series of programs to provide relevant up-to-date knowledge and information. The course benefits are as follows:-

  • Demonstrate individual expertise as an IEC 61508 functional safety professional. Candidates who pass Levels 2 or 3 join the lifetime database of TÜV SÜD functional safety experts
  • Comply with IEC 61508 standard with a certification that clearly demonstrates and documents your expertise, experience and skills in functional safety
  • Maintain a competitive advantage by building internal competencies to tackle functional safety projects effectively and efficiently


There are certain prerequisites for attending our Instructor-led Functional Safety 61508 Training Program including, having attended a professional training course for IEC 61511/61508 for a minimum 24 hours covering knowledge equivalent to the scope of certification

Examination and Certification

Written examination - A four (4) hour examination compromising of 60 multiple-choice questions and 5 working problems.  The passing score criterion is 70%. The certificate will be issued to participants based on successful completion of examination.

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We provide a comprehensive range of functional safety  assessment services that provides a consistent framework for ensuring functional safety of your vehicles in scope and throughout safety lifecycle. Our audit and certification services are based on these requirements and we support companies in developing a compliant functional safety management system and processes according to the requirements of the international standards in the FuSa domain. Our experts work closely with your team to meet the requirements of standards IEC61508/IEC 61511. Our services include:

• Assessment of existing systems for suitability from the perspective of safety engineering
• Functional Safety Gap Analysis
• Functional Safety System Audit
• Functional Safety (Project) Audit
• Functional Safety Management System Process certificate 

After successful completion of functional safety system audit for General Functional Safety Management, System/Hardware Functional Safety Management, Software Functional Safety Management and FSM Audit (project specific), organisations will be provided an accredited certification of compliance. 


• IEC 61511 standard emphasizes on Stakeholders taking part in implementation of Functional Safety Project with a FSM structure inherently built in their QMS structure 
• FSM Compliance audit and certification can be obtained by all the stakeholders participating in implementation (e.g. Plant owners, EPC Contractors, Engineering consultants, System integrators and Product manufacturers/developers) of the Functional safety project and the whole process of Audit and certification on the basis of IEC 61511/61508 standard life cycle
• Compliance with IEC 61511 FSM requirements will ensure minimising of systematic errors
• The project is delivered in compliance with international standards IEC 61511/IEC 61508 regarding safety targets
• Technical and commercial stakeholders as well as regulatory bodies are assured that the project is being managed professionally and the safety targets are being met throughout the life cycle

  • Why choose TÜV SÜD

    TÜV SÜD offers a plethora of advantages including:

    • We help you build internal competencies to tackle Functional safety Industry projects effectively and efficiently.
    • Our IEC 61508 Functional safety training modules are accredited according to the international standard requirements.
    • Our expert trainers are proficient in the application of IEC 61508 standard across various industry segments.
    • Gain a sustainable competitive edge by getting your employees trained in Functional Safety IEC 61508.
    • Our instructor-led IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training course modules are designed with 100% focus on practical skill assessment.

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