EN 5012X Rail Functional Safety Training and Certification for Engineers (Level 1)

Face-to-face Training04 DaysBeginnerVirtual Classroom
  • Understanding of Railway RAMS & Functional safety concepts
  • Globally accepted Functional Safety Engineer (FSEr) certificate with Lifetime Validity
  • Exposure to critical advisory roles across Railway industry
  • Cross-learning opportunities to interact and learn with like-minded participants.
  • Competitive edge to tackle Rail functional safety projects effectively and efficiently
  • Networking opportunities with peers from varied backgrounds

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Functional Safety Rail Training and Certification Program trains professionals to have a complete understanding and updated technical knowledge of the safety-related systems that the EN 5012x standard accounts for. It provides a clear understanding and practical experience of how safety-related systems must be Designed, operated, and maintained to avoid errors.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency to maintain compliance within the organization and with Global Rail Safety Standards
  • Improve product quality and reliability to reduce the risk of hazardous situations arising from system failures
  • How to implement Railway RAMS & SIL contractual requirements
  • Get certified in EN 50126, EN 50128, and EN 50129 standards

RAMS Toolbox (Day 1 - 1st - 4th session)

  • Introduction to Reliability Engineering
  • Reliability Mathematics
  • Bathtub Curves
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Functions in Reliability
  • Reliability Distributions (Exponential, Weibull, etc.)
  • Reliability Prediction- Electronic Practice- What customer can manipulate & how to review.
  • Reliability Prediction –Mechanical Practice- What customer can manipulate & how to review.
  • General FMECA concept and FMEA as per 50126- Points to review
  • System Reliability-Reliability Block Diagrams-Practice
  • Fault Tree Analysis- Practice
  • Maintainability and Availability
  • Reliability Demonstration from Field failure data

Railway RAMS- EN 50126-1-2017 (Day 2 - 1st - 4th session)

  • 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- How to write RAMS portion of contract.
  • RISK Analysis Concepts and Analysis
  • Frequency, Severity and Risk Acceptance categories
  • Management of Railway RAMS
  • Phase wise RAMS Life Cycle- Review of RAM & SAFETY PLAN and Phase wise activities

Hardware Functional Safety- EN 50129-2018 (Day 3 - 1st - 3rd session)

  • Safety Definition
  • Functional Hazard Analysis
  • Hazard Log
  • SCIL
  • Difference between FR, THR and TFFR
  • Framework of Safety Case
  • Requirements for safety acceptance and approval for NPI
  • Risk Reduction strategy
  • Safety Integrity Level
  • Fail Safe Concepts
  • 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- Review of Safety Case
  • Safety never ends- Safety acceptance for Subsequent phases.
  • Auditing a safety report and approval process- Assessment Process for Safety

Software Functional Safety- EN 50128-2011 (Day 3 - 4th session and Day 4 - 1st & 2nd session)

  • 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- Review process
  • 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
  • Software Safety Assessment process

Case study and Open session

  • This session will contain application on CENELEC Standards on a particular system of interest, we will solve whole problem with RAMS and SIL steps.
  • Open Q& A session

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.

Participants must have 2 years of relevant experience along with a formal educational qualification Diploma/Bachelor's degree and/or above.

Our training partners are experts in the industry, having hands-on experience in conducting live virtual/classroom training programs, in-depth knowledge of the standards and regulations that affect your business and applying these standards across various industry domains. Our training partners do their best to provide the best learning experience.

  • Identify whether the products/systems meet standards and performance requirements, created to protect against potential failure risks, including human injuries and even death
  • Ensure compliance as per railways requirements, standards, legislation, regulations, and insurance demands
  • Improve rail safety, increase productivity and reliability, and enhance overall business performance, which will result in building utmost customer trust
  • Gain a competitive edge by applying your knowledge of the diverse roles throughout the safety life cycle to develop the best solutions for you and your customers

Examination Pattern

  • Exam Type: Multiple choice questions
  • Exam Questions: 65
  • Exam Time: 240 minutes
  • Required number of points: 51 points
  • Aids: Open Book
  • Passing Criteria: 51%
  • Certificate validity: Lifetime

1. What is the significance of CENELEC EN 5012x in a Functional Safety Training Program?
EN 5012X functional safety is an international standard that regulates functional safety in electrical and electronic systems for signaling consisting of hardware and software components of rail vehicles. Compliance with EN 5012x is crucial for the OEMs, rail suppliers to ensure human safety, and rail development.

2. What do the EN 5012x Functional Safety Standards specify?
EN 5012x standards provide a safety framework for electrical and electronic systems for signaling in Rail vehicles (excluding mopeds) by defining SILs (Safety Integrity Levels) to reduce hazards. It covers the safety lifecycle from concept to decommissioning and measures risks ensuring acceptable safety levels.

3. Why does an individual need to have Rail Functional Safety Training in the EN 5012x module?
EN 5012x certification program trains individuals to understand safety-related systems in Rail vehicles, enabling informed actions and risk avoidance. This saves time and money and improves employee, company, and customer satisfaction.

4. How to obtain an EN 5012x Functional Safety Training?
The EN 5012x functional safety training and certification can be obtained by joining the course and completing the course as per the modules in the stipulated time provided to the trainees.

5. Why choose TÜV SÜD for EN 5012x Rail Functional Safety Training & Certification Program?
TÜV SÜD is an internationally accredited EN 5012x testing body and founding participant in its establishment. They are recognized as an expert in functional safety with a strong track record and serve OEMs and Rail suppliers globally as a trusted and independent partner. Their trainers help improve functional safety and security projects, change management, technology, and development processes worldwide.

6. Who should attend the EN 5012x Training & Personnel Certification Program?
Professionals interested in understanding safety-related electrical and electronic systems in Rail vehicles must attend this program. It provides practical experience operating and controlling safety-related systems to mitigate risks and errors. Attendees may include product developers, R&D professionals, engineers, integrators, managers, sales representatives, and anyone seeking EN 5012x Functional Safety for Rail certification.

7. What are the benefits of enrolling in the EN 5012x Training and Personnel Certification Program?
The EN 5012X Training and Certification Program offers practical knowledge in safety functions and additional benefits, such as:

  • Linking theory with practical experience in functional safety to enhance efficiency
  • Keeping employees up to date with regulations to minimize risks and identify problems early
  • Applying an optimized process to avoid product recalls and reputation damage
  • Saving time and money by preventing product failures
  • Developing the best solutions for customers and gaining a competitive edge
  • Access to Ansys Medini, a simulation software tool.

8. What are the course objectives for EN 5012x Rail Functional Safety Training & Personnel Certification?
Objectives of the training include:

  • Understand model-based methods for developing safety-related systems in compliance with EN 5012X standards.
  • Obtain globally recognized certification as a functional safety expert.
  • Become a part of the official TÜV SÜD functional safety expert community.
  • Gain expertise as a functional safety engineer, professional, or expert in the Rail industry.
  • Build internal competencies for effective and efficient handling of functional safety projects.

9. How do I retake or reschedule or cancel the Training and examination?
To ensure compliance, please note the following deadlines:

  • Exam retakes must be completed within 30 days of the previous attempt.
  • Rescheduling of training and exam must be done within 30 days of the start date.
  • Cancellations can be made up to 14 days prior to course commencement in writing. After this date, no refunds will be given. However, substitutions may be made with the organizer's approval.
  • Exam cancellations are not allowed, but if a participant cancels, it will be counted as their first attempt.
  • If these deadlines are not met, the participant's participation will be void, and training, examination, or certification will be cancelled without a refund. Contact a TÜV SÜD South Asia associate for assistance.

10. When can I get the certificate?
Certificates will be issued within 21 working days from the examination date.

11. When can I get the training material and invite?
One day before the training commencement.

12. How do I pay the fees for training and examination?
Online mode.

13. Is there any refund policy for the paid fees?
Please refer to Cancellation and Refund Policy page.

  • Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO)
  • South Central Railway (SCR)
  • National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)
  • RITES Limited
  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
  • Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL)
  • Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
  • Mumbai Metro One
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • Doha Metro
  • Kiwi Rail
  • Alstom
  • Siemens Mobility
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • CAF- Rail
  • Knorr-Bremse Technology Center India
  • Escorts Kubota Limited
  • Wabtec Corporation
  • Deutsche Bahn DB-Rail
  • Dubai Metro
  • Hitachi Rail
  • Plasser India
  • Willowglen Systems
  • Cyient
  • Tata Elxsi
  • HIMA
  • TVM Signaling and Transportation Systems Private Limited
  • NONC
  • IMI Norgren
  • Laxven Systems
  • Synergy Systems & Solutions
  • Arcadis Australia Pacific Pty Ltd
  • John Holland Rail
  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
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