Functional Safety Training and Certification

Explore our highly recommended industry specific course

Explore our highly recommended industry specific course


Overview of Functional Safety Training in India

Functional safety is most fundamental to every industry to ensure that the work environment is a place free of hazards. The concept of Functional safety is a part of the overall safety system, whether in a process or equipment operation, and any deviation from the regulatory requirement, calls for a corrective mechanism to mitigate failures. This Functional safety training provides professionals in-depth and cross functional knowledge to avoid such unprecedented risks.

The training helps organisations to achieve safe operations, meet regulatory requirements, and deliver results. TÜV SÜD provides functional safety training courses in India to professionals across multiple categories, which are industry-specific and compliant to international standards. Our Functional safety training courses help organisations to get an added advantage over their competitors, ensuring customer satisfaction and confidence. 


About the Functional Safety Training Course 

TÜV SÜD South Asia provides interactive instructor-led functional safety training sessions that include practical based learning, group discussions, case studies, hands-on workshops and industry-based examples shared by industry experts. Our functional safety training courses are industry-specific, which range from general to specific areas of different categories of industries. Our functional safety courses are accredited as per international standards, and our instructors are experts in applying these standards across various industries.

Course Objectives - Functional Safety Training 

Functional safety aims to eliminate risk. This risk might be physical injury, damage to overall health of the employees or even damage to property or environment directly or indirectly. Such hazards can be avoided by proper implementation of a safety-related system that consists of one or more automatic protection functions, and that each function meets its level of performance.

Functional Safety and related risk management system requirements are increasingly in demand. Our functional safety training and certification courses are based on generic standards and aligned to the application standards relevant to a wide range of industries, presenting an overarching perspective of the issues of product liability and state-of-the-art technology.

What are the benefits of enrolling in the Functional Safety Training Program? 

  • Our functional safety courses will help professionals identify whether the products/system meet standards and performance requirements, created to protect against potential risks, including injuries and even death.
  • The most important benefit of going through such a Functional Safety Training program is understanding and knowing how to ensure compliance as per customer requirements, legislation, regulations, and insurance demands.
  • The functional safety training programs are designed to help companies improve safety, increase productivity and reliability and enhance overall business performance, which will result in building utmost customer trust.
  • Our functional safety courses are custom-made as per the target group and designed to suit the client’s requirements.

Who should attend the Functional Safety Training Program? 

Any professional involved in the management of Functional Safety or any individual interested in making a career in the field of Functional safety can benefit from our Functional Safety Training Program in India.

Prerequisites for attending the Functional Safety Training Program 

Each of our Functional Safety training modules is custom-made to meet the needs of our target audience. However, there are certain prerequisites for attending our Instructor-led Functional Safety Training Programs in India. We provide Functional Safety Training Program in four different categories. The prerequisites for each of these can be found on the corresponding links on our website.

Overview of the Functional Safety Training Program Course Module

TÜV SÜD South Asia offers a wide range of training courses in different application areas of Functional safety like Process industry, Automobile, Electrical, Electronic and Programmable Systems, and Rail industry. The main agenda of all these courses is to provide attendees a thorough understanding of the Functional Safety standards and regulations, along with a detailed walk through of designing and implementation of the standards. An overview of our four different course modules according to their sector is stated below for your reference.

1. Functional Safety based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the process industry sector - IEC 61511
2. Functional Safety for all road vehicles - ISO 26262
3. Functional Safety based on IEC 61508
4. Functional Safety in the Rail Industry according to EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 and EN 50159

Certificate Issued for Functional Safety Training Program in India



Why choose TÜV SÜD 

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


Frequently Asked Questions about Functional Safety Training Program 

  • What is Functional Safety?

    Functional safety is the part of the overall safety of a system or piece of equipment related to the control system that depends on the correct functioning of the safety-related systems and other risk reduction measures.

    The concept of functional safety is most fundamental for safety related systems across multiple categories of industries. The oil and gas industry, nuclear plants, manufacturing sector, transportation & automotive, medical devices all rely heavily on the concepts of functional safety to ensure the work environment is a place free of hazards.

    Electrical, electronic or programmable electronic systems (E/E/PE) carry out a multitude of safety functions. The challenge is to design safety-systems in such a way as to prevent dangerous failures or to control them when they arise. Organisations require professionals having in-depth knowledge to deal with Functional safety requirements to reduce potential risks and boost industry performance.

  • What are the Functional Safety Standards?

    Functional safety standards are applied across all industry sectors dealing with safety critical requirements and are especially applicable anytime the software commands, controls or monitors a safety-critical function. 

    Our functional safety training courses help organizations to comply with international safety and safety for security standards – e.g. ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, EN 50159. They cover the process industry, automotive sector, rail industry to name a few.

  • How to obtain a Functional Safety Certification?

    TÜV SÜD South Asia provides target specific and industry specific functional safety training courses and certification in India to various industries as per their requirement. Our training programs and certification courses are in compliance to the international safety standards. The functional safety certification can be obtained by enrolling and attending our instructor-led safety training program.

  • What is a functional safety plan?

    A functional safety plan is a structured strategy that outlines the steps and measures necessary to achieve and maintain functional safety certification. It includes key components such as risk assessments, safety requirements, and a functional safety training program to ensure that systems and processes meet the highest safety standards.

  • What is an example of functional safety?

    An example of functional safety is the certification of a critical automotive component, such as an airbag system, through a functional safety certification course. This ensures that the airbag operates reliably and safely in the event of a collision, protecting occupants as intended.



Get in touch with TÜV SÜD South Asia to know more about the Functional Safety Training Program in India.

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