Functional safety

Functional Safety IEC 61508 Training Course


Training and Exam Schedule:

  • April 2023 

10% discount applicable for group registrations. 
Please indicate in the enquiry box on the form for module selection, exam option or team registrations. 


  • Enhance your efficiency with training courses linking theory with practical experience in the area of functional safety.
  • Keep up to date with IEC 61508 standards and regulations to minimise risk for your operations.
  • Apply your knowledge throughout the safety life-cycle to develop solutions for your organisation and customers.


The IEC 61508 training consists of modules to be booked separately or in combination. This training program is based on the first three parts of IEC 61508.

The training covers key processes from the safety life cycle and the tasks and responsibilities associated with the processes. Case studies and examples are used to demonstrate the procedures in each topic, explain the work results and documents to be delivered.

Participant of the training modules together with passing the final exam will gain a TÜV SÜD certificate to be certified as “Functional Safety Engineer”, “Functional Safety Professional” or “Functional Safety Expert”.


4 days with 1 day of exam


The training is designed for developers, testers, project leads, quality representatives, safety officers and any personnel focusing on the development of programmable electronic safety systems and aiming to implement these developments based on IEC 61508 standard.


This is a written closed book examination which will be conducted virtually. Please note that the link to join the examination will be sent to the participants on the day of the examination. Participants will receive our Functional Safety Certification Program (FSCP) Certificate (FS Engineer IEC 61508, FS Professional IEC 61508, FS Expert IEC 61508) based on their qualifications upon passing the examination. 

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  • 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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