IEC 61508 Functional Safety Training Course

Learn which processes are necessary for your role in the safety life cycle

Learn which processes are necessary for your role in the safety life cycle

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.

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 (Beginner Level)

  • Proof of safety project experience is not required.
  • It is highly recommended to participate at the corresponding TÜV SÜD training modules.

Level 2: FS Professional IEC 61508 (Intermediate Level)

  • 6 years of industry experience in Functional Safety. The evidence of the following educational qualifications will be counted towards:
    • Bachelor's degree: 2 years
    • Master's degree: 3 years
    • Ph.D. degree: 4 years
  • Evidence of participation in two Functional Safety projects.
  • It is recommended to participate at the corresponding TÜV SÜD training modules.

Level 3: FS Expert IEC 61508 (Expert Level)

  • 10 years of industry experience in Functional Safety. The evidence of the following educational qualifications will be counted towards:
    • Bachelor's degree: 2 years
    • Master's degree: 3 years
    • Ph.D. degree: 4 years
  • Evidence of a responsible position in two Functional Safety projects.
  • It is recommended to participate at the corresponding TÜV SÜD training modules.

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.

This course is specially designed for:

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

Course Materials

Learners must obtain a copy of the ISO standard to be referenced during the course. The standard may be purchased through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) (www.ansi.org) and/or American Society for Quality (ASQ) (www.asq.org).

 

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