Based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector
19th - 22nd Feb 2021: Training and Certification: Functional Safety in accordance with IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 | Duration: 4 Days
IEC 61508 is an international standard for the “functional safety” of electrical, electronic, and programmable electronic systems (PES). IEC 61508 standard provides a common framework to industries to design products and systems for safety-related applications to render the plant safe. The standard specifically covers safety-function related failures performed by E/E/PE safety-related systems. It ensures that systems are designed, implemented and operated as per safety life cycle and safety integrity level (SIL). The safety cycle has 16 phases that address analysis, realisation and operation of safety-related systems step-by-step in phases. It basically involves documenting a safety plan, executing that plan, documenting its execution and continuing to follow that safety plan through to decommissioning with further appropriate documentation throughout the life of the system. All changes in future follow the pattern of planning, execution, validation, and documentation similarly. IEC 61508 is the basic standard of safety and applicable in all industries. Hence, companies need to ensure that their professionals are well trained in IEC 61508 Functional Safety for understanding, designing, implementing and executing the protective systems in an efficient way to mitigate risks and avoid failures in the system life cycle. This would help companies improve their acceptance levels and have a safe workplace environment.
IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training & Certification Program, helps understand requisites for a safe environment in the workplace by training individuals to effectively and efficiently use the safety processes . It focuses on the methods to be used to design, deploy and maintain systems related to Electrical, Electronic and Programming systems. Functional Safety Training Certification Program in accordance with IEC 61508 standard, helps industries to train their professionals to meet national and international standards in engineering. The IEC 61508 Training & Certification Program, elevates the standards of the companies and they stand more and more competitive with effective measures of functional safety in place. This helps organizations gain employee trust as well as customer confidence, that ensures only upward growth in business by each day.
TÜV SÜD is a leading company in IEC 61508 standard functional safety training and certification. The training provided is well-recognised in India. The training experts in TÜV SÜD have complete knowledge and the technical know-how of the subject, and they aim at providing practical knowledge in the IEC 61508 functional safety training course. Persons entrusted with functional safety have a major role to play, as their competence matters for the efficient overall functioning of the plant. TÜV SÜD provides Functional Safety training and certification solutions for working professionals in India involved in safety-relevant electrical / electronic systems. TÜV SÜD has experts who are certified and have technical knowledge as per international standards. IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training and Certification Course enables companies to have their professionals become a certified expert in functional safety of Electrical, Electronic and Programmable Systems.
The IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training & Certification 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 IEC 61508 functional safety standard applies to all industry sectors and covers the complete lifecycle of a product. 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. Our objective is to provide you with the right, updated and practical knowledge to efficiently handle safety related systems, mitigate risks and improve your competence.
TÜV SÜD provides IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training & Certification Program to working professionals across multiple industries in India. TÜV SÜD’s experts provide training as per latest improvements in the field and ensure that the trainees are up-to-date as per international standards of functional safety. The training aims at improving the application of safety systems and functioning of the systems with respect to the E/E/PE to avoid any damage to man, material or environment. TÜV SÜD provides one stop solution in the area of functional safety from training to assessment of tool kits and projects, to providing certification, all under one roof. The courses focuses not only on the concepts but also on practical applications that are relatable to the industry. The IEC 61508 training courses provide in-depth expertise relevant to Electrical/Electronic systems and equipment.
Some of the benefits to the business and individuals are as follows:-
Any professional involved in the management (direct or indirect) of Functional Safety of Electrical, Electronics or Programmable systems can take up the course. Any professional who is working with safety systems or who intends to work in future, can take up the course, to have a more clear understanding and hands-on experience to operate the safety related systems efficiently. They may include 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.
TÜV SÜD conducts instructor-led training programs and each of them is tailored as per the requirement put forth. However, there are certain prerequisites for attending our Instructor-led Functional Safety Training Programs in India.
The pre-requisites for the training module in IEC 61508 are as follows:
Participation in training for 24 hours as mentioned below for certification.
Functional safety of Electrical/Electronic/Programmable electronic safety-related systems
Based on years of practical experience in the field of Functional Safety, we impart you with the required knowledge related to the existing IEC 61508 standard for safety-relevant Electrical/Electronic systems. The first three days are classroom sitting instruction based that provides detailed information and discussions for understanding and mastering the requirements of IEC 61508 functional safety. Evening study time and problem solving is recommended. The fourth day consists of a two-part examination.
(To be offered as a customized training for client specific requirements)
Introduction to Functional Safety IEC 61508
• Introduction into the Topic of Functional safety
• Overview of relevant standards and "Why IEC 61508 in particular"
• Safety management and a possible way of implementing it (Safety plan)
• Safety lifecycle according to IEC 61508
• Risk analysis
• Safety concept and specification of safety requirements
• System design and demonstration of safety
• Assessment of the system architecture
• Quantitative assessment a component level (failure probability)
• Overview of the SW lifecycle
The certificate and card will be issued to participants based on successful completion of examination. Successful participant will be awarded:
Level - 1 “Functional Safety Engineer” in accordance with IEC 61508 Functional Safety Certification Program (FSCP)
Validity of Certification: 5 years
TÜV SÜD is a leading company in the world providing functional safety training programs in India, with its renowned experts from various fields having varied knowledge across multiple industries. In IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training & Certification Program, the experts intend to train professionals from industries with all the technical know-how as well as provide a practical experience with respect to IEC 61508 that concentrates on safety systems related to E/E/PE systems. Also, additionally TÜV SÜD is all-in-one place for training, practical sessions, discussions and certification. Some of the points that can be noted are as follows :-
For any kind of industry, functional safety is most fundamental for having a risk free work environment that also runs efficient work processes at the same time. The IEC 61508 functional safety training program aims at training individuals to have complete know-how with respect to electrical/ electronic systems or equipment. This would enable them to have complete understanding and control over the safety control systems. It helps trigger safety systems at the right time to mitigate risks and avoid failures. Such training programs provide companies an opportunity to get their professionals trained as per the standards and ensure a safe work environment free from hazards and risks.
The IEC 61508 standard of functional safety, sets out practices in the engineering of systems that ensures safe industrial processes throughout the life cycle of a product, by focusing on the methods to be used to design, deploy and maintain systems related to Electrical, Electronic and Programming systems .
IEC 61508 standard functional training typically aims at training professionals to have the right knowledge and practical experience in safety functions related to electrical, electronic and programmable systems. When professionals working related to functional safety are updated with the latest improvements in the related field, they can take much more informed steps. This helps to mitigate risks and avoid undue failure. The functional safety training program helps in both individual and organisational growth. This indirectly helps boost business and improve profits exponentially.
TÜV SÜD India is a leading international institution in providing functional safety training across industries in India. Our industry specific IEC 61508 functional safety training and certification program in India are globally accredited. The IEC 61508 functional safety training and certification can be obtained by joining the course and completing the course as per the modules in the stipulated time.
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