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Functional Safety and SIL for Developers of Safety Equipment (IEC 61508) Training

Dates and Locations

This course is offered in-house for device manufactures that need to be SIL compliant according to IEC 61508.

About this course

TUV Functional Safety for Safety Instrumented SystemRisknowlogy offers a SILComp® certified functional safety and SIL training course for device and equipment manufucatures. The course focuses on what SIL and functional safety is, how it applies to electrical, electronic and programmable electronic devices and they can be developed and manufactured according to IEC 61508 and other functional safety standards.

Course objectives

The main objective of this course is to give engineers and managers of safety devices everything they need to know to develop these devices to be compliant with functional safety standards and SIL.

What you will get

Safety PassportAll applicants receive:

  • The course material
  • A Risknowlogy Certificate of Attendance
  • A Risknowlogy Safety Passport
  • Functional safety plan template
  • Verification plan template
  • Safety requirements specification template
  • FMEDA template

Certification Levels

Optionally this course comes with certification. After an exam the professional can be certified as Risknowlogy Certified Specialist.

Course information

  • Course material language: English, French, Spanish
  • Course instructor language: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Course exam: English, French, German, Spanish
  • Duration: 2-3 days depends on options

Who should attend

The training course is meant for those individuals involved in functional safety for mechanical devices

  • Managers
  • Engineers
  • Quality assurance
  • Anybody who wants to get their functional safety knowledge certified

About the exam

The exam focuses on functional safety and SIL for mechanical device. There are open and multiple choice questions.

What this course covers

Day 1:

  • Introduction to functional safety
  • Functional safety management
  • Hardware requirements
  • Reliability requirements
  • Software
  • Basic safety
  • User documentation

Day 2 (optional):

  • Certification process
  • Workshop addressing
    • Functional safety plan
    • Verification plan
    • Safety requirements specification

Day 3 (optional)

  • FMEDA
  • Measures to avoid and control failures
  • Exam