IEC 61511 Functional Safety Training & Certification

Based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector

Based on Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector


23rd, 24th, 25th & 27th May (Exam) 2024: Functional Safety in accordance with IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 | Duration: 4 Days I Time: 09:30 am to 05:30 pm 

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What you'll gain by enrolling for this course?

  • Globally accepted Functional Safety Engineer (FSEr) certificate
  • Improve the overall compliance of your safety systems
  • Access to our Training Kit and Pre-study material that is focused, practical and engaging
  • Learn more about SIL determination using Spreadsheet/professional SIL study Software and Case Studies


About IEC 61511 Functional Safety Training and Certification Program

Based on years of practical experience in the field of Functional Safety and participation in relevant standardization committees, we impart you with the required knowledge related to the existing ISO 61511 standard for safety-relevant electrical/electronic systems. Functional Safety Training and Certification Course for Process Industry- IEC 61511 is an ideal program for organisations and professionals, who want their functional safety professionals to become a certified expert in functional safety based on Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS).

Training Duration

04 days

Who should attend?

The course is ideal for control engineers, safety engineers, system integrators, EPCs, managers of engineering departments, sales representatives for safety, products, systems and services, sales engineers and managers, marketing specialists or anybody who wants to get their functional safety knowledge certified in the associated field.

Learning & Career Benefits

TÜV SÜD provides IEC 61511 Certification, to professionals in India concerned with functional safety with a series of programs that is relevant, up-to-date knowledge and information. The course benefits are as follows:

  • It helps one become aware of the latest issues, concerns, safeguards related to functional safety in the process industry. The training aims at improving the overall compliance of your safety systems
  • TÜV SÜD provides a one stop solution in the area of functional safety from training to assessment of tool kits and projects, to providing certification all under one roof
  • The courses are held exclusively by senior experts and focus not only on the content of norms and standards, but on practical applications
  • The ISO 61511 training courses provide in-depth cross industry expertise on embedded systems, taking safety aspects into consideration relevant to electrical/electronic systems and equipment.


There are certain prerequisites for attending our Instructor-led Functional Safety 61511 Training Program including:

  • Having a Certificate in Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the process industry (operations, engineering or consulting)
  • Candidate holding Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 6 years of experience
  • Having attended a professional training course for IEC 61511 /IEC 61508 for a minimum 24 hours covering knowledge equivalent to the scope of certification

Examination & Certification

Total 100 marks examination
Part - 1 Written Examination 80 Questions: Multiple choice questions
Part - 2 Case studies

Passing Criteria:

Over all 70% is the passing criteria.
Candidates need to score minimum 50% in part 01 and part 02 respectively and need to obtain an aggregate of 70% of the total marks (i.e. 70 out of 100) to pass this examination.

Validity Of Certificate:
5 years


We provide a comprehensive range of functional safety  assessment services that provides a consistent framework for ensuring functional safety of your vehicles in scope and throughout safety lifecycle. Our audit and certification services are based on these requirements and we support companies in developing a compliant functional safety management system and processes according to the requirements of the international standards in the FuSa domain. Our experts work closely with your team to meet the requirements of standards IEC61508/IEC 61511. Our services include:

• Assessment of existing systems for suitability from the perspective of safety engineering
• Functional Safety Gap Analysis
• Functional Safety System Audit
• Functional Safety (Project) Audit
• Functional Safety Management System Process certificate 

After successful completion of functional safety system audit for General Functional Safety Management, System/Hardware Functional Safety Management, Software Functional Safety Management and FSM Audit (project specific), organisations will be provided an accredited certification of compliance. 


• IEC 61511 standard emphasizes on Stakeholders taking part in implementation of Functional Safety Project with a FSM structure inherently built in their QMS structure 
• FSM Compliance audit and certification can be obtained by all the stakeholders participating in implementation (e.g. Plant owners, EPC Contractors, Engineering consultants, System integrators and Product manufacturers/developers) of the Functional safety project and the whole process of Audit and certification on the basis of IEC 61511/61508 standard life cycle
• Compliance with IEC 61511 FSM requirements will ensure minimising of systematic errors
• The project is delivered in compliance with international standards IEC 61511/IEC 61508 regarding safety targets
• Technical and commercial stakeholders as well as regulatory bodies are assured that the project is being managed professionally and the safety targets are being met throughout the life cycle


  • Why choose TÜV SÜD

    TÜV SÜD offers a plethora of advantages including:

    • We help you build internal competencies to tackle Functional safety for Process Industry projects effectively and efficiently
    • Our IEC 61511 Functional safety for Process Industry training modules are accredited according to the international standard requirements
    • Our expert trainers are proficient in the application of Functional Safety standards across the specified industries
    • Gain a sustainable competitive edge by getting your employees trained in Functional Safety IEC 61511
    • Our instructor-led Functional Safety for Process Industry Training course modules are designed with 100% focus on practical skill assessment

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