Functional Safety Training and Certification Program (FSCP) for Rail Industry in India

Get certified in EN 50126, EN 50128 and EN 50129 standards

Get certified in EN 50126, EN 50128 and EN 50129 standards

Global leader in Functional Safety for Rail Industry

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22nd - 24th Sept. and 26th Sept. (Exam) 2022: Training and Certification for Functional Safety Rail Industry Specific EN 5012x standards | Duration: 4 Days | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

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Overview of Functional Safety Certification Program (FSCP) according to EN 5012x - EN 50126, EN 50129 and EN 50128

Functional Safety in the rail industry in India is important to mitigate risk of malfunctioning of railway systems, so that there is minimum or no loss of man or material in the process of movement. Railways in India, have a complex network as they are widespread and the system that runs the railways also has complex functions. In order to ensure functional safety for the rail industry, the participant companies need to have good functional safety training and certification for their professionals to understand the processes necessary for their role in the safety life cycle. The professionals in participating companies need to be given training in functional safety for the Rail industry as they are responsible for reducing safety risks to an acceptance level, including hazards.

Functional Safety Certification Program (FSCP) offered by TÜV SÜD in India

TÜV SÜD is a global leader, in rail safety courses and training programs in functional safety with a strong presence in India and other parts of the globe. With more than 50 years of experience in railway, metro and light rail transport, as well as functional safety, TÜV SÜD has in-depth expert know-how to train your employees in all essential aspects of functional safety in the rail industry sector.

Our experts can rely on their knowledge gained from various rail projects worldwide. TÜV SÜD gives insight into the standards EN 50126 (IEC 62278), EN 50129 (IEC 62425), EN 50128 (IEC 62279) through its Functional Safety training program. The details of the rail safety courses offered are as mentioned below-

  • EN 50126 (IEC 62278) - RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety)

The RAMS course (EN 50126:2017 / IEC 62278) module makes the participants aware about the life cycle process for safety relevant railway systems.

  • EN 50128 (IEC 62279) - Railway Applications: Software for Control and Protection System

The module on EN 50128 (IEC 62279) elaborates on the procedures and technical requirements for the development of programmable electronic systems used in railway control and protection applications of any safety implications.

  • EN 50129 (IEC 62425) - Railway Applications: Safety related to an electronic system for Signalling.

The module on EN 50129 (IEC 62425) makes the participants aware about the requirements of safety-related electronic systems for signalling which include both hardware and software aspects.

About the Functional Safety in Rail Industry Training Course - EN 50126, EN 50129 and EN 50128

Our Functional Safety in Rail Industry Training Course modules introduce you to the processes and standards necessary for your role in the rail safety life cycle. You are familiarized with the individual topics with the help of practical examples. Our experts share practical know-how and train individuals exactly as per international norms and standards. All training course modules adopt a situation-based approach to the role of supporting processes and the resulting deliverables. Explanations of the necessary work products and appropriate treatment of safety plans are naturally an integral part of all modules.

Individuals can get them certified in EN 50126, EN 50128 and EN 50129 standards. Our courses equip companies operating in the rail sector to ascend over their competitors and grab business, as they would have best of the trained professionals with complete knowledge of functional safety that would help build trust in the services offered.

RAMS COURSE OBJECTIVES - CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ON RAILWAY RAMS AND FUNCTIONAL SAFETY

The Functional Safety training or RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety) course has the objective of training participants in the basic principles of Functional Safety and advancing their expertise in the rail-related technical standards of Functional Safety like EN 50126 (RAMS certification course), EN 50128 (software for control and protection system), EN 50129 (electronic signaling system safety) standards.

Our objective is to impart the required knowledge through classroom teaching, practical examples, problem-solving assignments and in-detail discussions through our experts. We also measure the level of understanding and success of our training course through an examination.

The RAMS course covers the respective technical standards of functional safety and other safety-related training to enhance functional safety and provide a safer working environment in the railway industry.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ENROLLING IN THE FUNCTIONAL SAFETY CERTIFICATION (FSCP) PROGRAM?

TÜV SÜD offers functional safety training programs according to EN5012X like the RAMS course. The RAMS training and other courses bring valuable knowledge to our customers and provide up-to-date information on issues relevant to functional safety and associated fields. 

Our Functional Safety in Rail Industry training course - EN 50126 (RAMS course) and Railway Application courses on EN 50129, EN 50128 help professionals identify whether the products/systems meet standards and performance requirements, created to protect against potential failure risks, including human injuries and even death.

The most important benefit of going through a Functional Safety for Rail Industry training program is understanding and knowing how to ensure compliance as per railways requirements, standards, legislation, regulations, and insurance demands.

The Functional Safety in Rail Industry training or RAMS training courses are designed to help companies improve rail safety, increase productivity and reliability and enhance overall business performance, which will result in building utmost customer trust.

Thus, directly and indirectly, the RAMS training and other safety courses, cover various aspects associated with the safe and, efficient functioning of the railway industry to ensure safety throughout the lifecycle of rail equipment and systems.

Who should attend the Functional Safety Certification Program (FSCP)?

Any professional involved in the management of Functional Safety in Rail Industry or any individual interested in making a career in the field of Functional safety specific to rail industry can benefit from our Functional Safety Training Program for Rail Industry in India. They may include developers, testers, project leads, quality representatives and safety officers primarily focusing on the development of programmable electronic safety systems; users and integrators of safety devices and systems, etc.

EN 50126, EN 50129 and EN 50128 Training Content and Course Module

Based on years of practical experience in the field of Functional Safety and participation in relevant standardization committees, our experts impart you with the required knowledge relating to the existing EN 5012X standard for safety-relevant electrical / electronic systems. In our instructor-led training program, the first three days are classroom sitting instruction that aim at providing detailed information and example / discussion for understanding and mastering the requirements of EN 5012X functional safety. Evening study time and problem solving is recommended. The fourth day consists of a two-part examination to evaluate the success of the training provided to the participant professionals.

Total Duration of the Training Course: 04 Days

 

  • MODULE A: INTRODUCTION AND RAMS TOOLBOX
    • Introduction to Reliability Engineering
    • Reliability Mathematics
    • Bathtub curves
    • Introduction to Probability
    • Functions in Reliability
    • Reliability Distributions (Exponential, Wiebull etc.)
    • Electronic Reliability Prediction-Practice
    • Reliability Prediction-Mechanical-Practice
    • General FMECA concept and FMEA as per 50126
    • System Reliability-Reliability Block Diagrams
    • Fault Tree Analysis
    • Maintainability and Availability
    • Reliability Demonstration after installation
    • FRACAS
  • MODULE B: EN 50126 : 2017 (IEC 62278) – RAMS (RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, MAINTAINABILITY AND SAFETY)
    • Introduction to Railway RAMS
    • RAMS Abbreviations
    • Railway System & Quality of Service
    • Elements of Railway RAMS
    • Factors Influencing Railway RAMS
    • Means to Achieve Railway RAMS
    • RAMS Specifications
    • Frequency, Severity and Risk Acceptance categories
    • Risk Reduction strategy
    • Safety Integrity Level
    • Fail Safe Concepts
    • Management of Railway RAMS
    • RAMS Life-cycle various phases, details in terms of input requirements, tasks to be carried out and the expected output for each life cycle phase
  • MODULE C: EN 50129 (IEC 62425) – SAFETY RELATED TO ELECTRONIC SYSTEM FOR SIGNALING
    • Scope of EN 50128 as applied to Software (SW)
    • Safety Definition
    • Functional Hazard Analysis
    • Hazard Log
    • SCIL
    • Difference between FR, THR and TFFR
    • Frame work of Safety Case
    • Requirements for safety acceptance and approval for NPI
    • Requirements for safety acceptance for products in different stages of life cycle
    • The Safety Case
      •  Quality management
      • Safety management
      • Functional and technical safety
      • Safety acceptance and approval
      • Safety Integrity Levels
    • Generic & Specific Application safety
    • Safety never ends- Safety accept for Subsequent phases
  • MODULE D: EN 50128 (IEC 62279): RAILWAY APPLICATION: SOFTWARE FOR CONTROL AND PROTECTION SYSTEM
    • References & Safety Definitions
    • Objectives, conformance and software safety integrity levels
    • Software management and organization
    • Lifecycle issues and documentation
    • Software assurance & Testing
    • Software V&V
    • Software quality assurance
    • Support tools and languages
    • Software development Life Cycle
    • Software Requirements
    • System & Component Design
    • Integration & Testing
    • Software deployment and maintenance
    • Identification of hardware component failure modes
    • Development of Application data or algorithms

 

PREREQUISITES FOR CERTIFICATION FOR FSCP LEVEL 1 TÜV SÜD FUNCTIONAL SAFETY ENGINEER

  • 2 years relevant experience along with formal educational qualification diploma/ Bachelor’s degree and/or above.

  • Participation in trainings for Module A-D as mentioned above

    Day 4: Written examination
    Examination type: A four (4) hour examination compromising of multiple-choice questions and working problems. The pass score criterion is 75%.

    CERTIFICATION:

    FSCP Level -1 Functional Safety Engineer in accordance with EN 5012x

SAMPLE CERTIFICATE ISSUED FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY IN RAIL INDUSTRY TRAINING PROGRAM IN INDIA

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD SOUTH ASIA FOR THE FUNCTIONAL SAFETY IN RAIL INDUSTRY TRAINING?

TÜV SÜD South Asia being a pioneer and a global leader in providing functional safety training across various sectors, like railway, metro and light rail transport in the transport sector in specific, has in-depth expert know-how in order to train your employees in all essential aspects of functional safety in the rail industry sector. Our experts have the best of the technical knowledge and practical experience to share to make the learning more relatable and fruitful. Some points to be noted:-

  • Our Functional Safety team was established over 30 years ago and has an extra-ordinary track record in the field of Functional Safety.
  • Our Functional safety for Rail Industry training modules are accredited according to the international standard requirements. 
  • We help you build internal competencies to tackle Functional Safety for Rail industry 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 for Rail Industry Training course modules are designed with 100% focus on practical skill assessment.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is Functional Safety in the Rail Industry?

    The concept of Functional Safety is most fundamental for safety related systems to ensure least number of accidents or hazards in the rail industry. The control system functions as per the safety-related system and triggers to mitigate risks and avoid failures in the railway functioning system. Companies related to the rail sector require professionals having in-depth knowledge to deal with Functional Safety requirements to reduce potential risks and safe environment in the industry.

  • Why is Functional Safety Training required in the Rail Industry?

    Functional Safety Training in the Rail Industry is required to prevent dangerous failures or to control them when they arise. It is required to have the technical know-how to design and run safety-related systems so that the control systems work efficiently to avoid failures and mitigate risks. Overall it is beneficial as it would save material and life on one hand and the company can gain a competitive edge by having trained professionals in Functional Safety, on the other.

  • What are Functional Safety Standards in the Rail industry?

    As per existing EN 5012X standard for safety-relevant electrical / electronic systems in Rail Industry, Functional Safety Standards for the Rail Industry in India are EN 50126, EN  50129 and EN  50128. TÜV SÜD is a global leader in providing Functional Safety training for the Rail Industry in India and South Asia.

  • How to obtain Functional Safety Training for the Rail Industry in India?

    TÜV SÜD is a global leader in providing Functional Safety Training for the Rail Industry in India and South Asia. Our railway industry specific Functional Safety Training Courses and Certification in India are tailored as per requirement. The Functional Safety for Rail Industry training and certification can be obtained by enrolling and attending our instructor-led safety training program and completing the training that covers all modules.

 

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