Buenos Aires, Argentina – 18 August 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today the realization of the first functional safety certification course in Bolivia. The course will be held in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra from 3 until 6 november 2009. “Continuing with the decision to reinforce the presence of Risknowlogy in Latin America and after the realization of eight successful certification courses in the Region (Argentina, Columbia), Risknowlogy takes a step forward to organize the first certification course in Bolivia”, said Lic. Ricardo A. Vittoni, Managing Director of Risknowlogy Argentina and responsible for Latin America.
In line with their commitment on “putting their customers’ needs first”, the local office of Rockwell Automation supports Risknowlogy with the organization of the training. Customers of Rockwell Autmation can take the opportunity to certify their competence in the field of functional safety via the Risknowlogy course and in cooperation with TUV SUD.
The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) was developed for functional safety professionals and engineers in the process industry (IEC 61508 / 61511). The course is titled FSCC – Functional Safety for Safety Instrumented Systems for Professionals and Engineer. Professionals passing the exam and meeting the eligibility requirements will receive a personal certificate from TÜV SÜD.
“Our FSCC courses are world wide a great success.” said Dr. Michel Houtermans, Risknowlogy’s founder and president. “The TUV SUD program exists since 1999. Over 2000 people have been certififed by TUV SUD of which over 400+ people have been trained by Risknowlogy.”
The requirements to attend the course as well as a course description are listed at www.risknowlogy.com/services/training. Participants wanting to register for this training in Bolivia may want to contact Risknowlogy directly.
Certificates for functional safety professionals will be issued by TÜV SÜD upon verification of eligibility and review of final exam documents. Successful participants will also receive a corresponding identification number, may use the “TÜV Functional Safety Professional” logo on their business cards and will be listed on the TUV SUD website at www.tuev-sued.de.
Risknowlogy is a leading provider of technical risk management solutions including knowledge, services, and products in the functional safety industry. Risknowlogy’s key focus is on the clients in need of risk, reliability and safety engineering solutions.