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IEC 61508: The Basic Functional Safety Standard

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Course modules 1 to 3 introduce you to the processes necessary for your role in the safety life cycle (highly recommended for beginners). After the course, you are familiarized with the individual topics with the help of practical examples. All course modules 1 - 3 adopt a situation-based approach to the methods of safety analyzes and supporting processes and
the resulting work products. Explanations of the necessary work products and appropriate treatment of the safety plan are naturally an integral part of all modules.

Trainer: Safety expert trainer from TÜV SÜD Academy

FSCP FUNCTIONAL SAFETY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM IEC 61508

With our FSCP Functional Safety Certification Program, you can become an expert in Functional Safety. After completing the test, attendees receive a certificate confirming their qualification according to their chosen FSCP level and are entered in the list of
certification-holders on our website.

Level 1: FS Engineer IEC 61508

Open to any student, at any knowledge-level

Level 2: FS Professional IEC 61508

6 years of professional experience in the field of functional safety (may be reduced to up to two years depending on educational qualifications –Bachelor’s, Master’s) and proof of collaboration in at least two FS projects.

Level 3: FS Expert IEC 61508

Details available upon request

The examination takes 3 hours and takes the form of a written test on Levels 1 and 2. Our certificates do not have an expiry date.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • In this IEC 61508 training you will learn which processes are necessary for your role in the safety life cycle.
  • After the course, you are familiarized with the individual topics with the help of
    practical examples.
  • The necessary work products and appropriate treatment of the safety plan will be
    explained.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Safety managers, software developers, hardware developers, project leaders, quality representatives, test engineers and all who are involved in functional safety projects and lifecycle primarily focusing on the development of programmable electronic safety
systems and aiming to implement their developments on the basis of the recognized international standard IEC 61508.

COURSE AGENDA

  • Module 1: Introduction, definition of functional safety management, system analysis for IEC 61508
  • Module 2: Development and evaluation of safety-relevant hardware for IEC 61508
  • Module 3: Development and evaluation of safety-relevant software for IEC 61508
  • Exam

DURATION

4 Days

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