An Introduction to Functional Safety Training Course

Our =MethodIntroduction to Functional Safety” training course is run at your site or nominated venue and can be entirely customised to your needs. We decide together what you need from the training and then design something that is just right for you and your team.

The training maybe at board level discussing the legal aspects of compliance to the Functional Safety standards and the role that Process and Functional Safety have in understanding business risk and improving asset integrity. Or we may be training panel operators and instrument technicians to understand that a SIL rated safety function is not “just a trip”. Of course, we can also train engineering teams on how they must do their work to be compliant.

You may want to turn the course in to a marketing and sales activity and invite your customers to the training too. We would incorporate suitable sales messages in to the material.


The Course is delivered in-house only. It normally takes 4-hour but can be extended or shortened to meet your needs.

Live Online

The Course is delivered online as a single 4-hour session, but can be extended or shortened to meet your needs.

Course Content

The course can be built from a selection of modules that best fit your requirements

  • Functional Safety Management
  • Legal background to Functional Safety
  • Functional Safety Lifecycle and Planning
  • Verification and Validation
  • Functional Safety Assessments & Audits
  • Competency Management
  • Hazard & Risk Analysis
  • Safety Requirement Specification
  • Hardware Design
  • Software Design
  • Factory and Site Acceptance Testing
  • Operation and maintenance
  • Proof Testing
  • Recording performance data for installed systems
  • Certification of products, people and organisations
  • Proven in Use and Prior Use assessments

Who should attend

You may wish to consider who will be your target audience


There are no formal pre-requisites to attend the training - we assume no prior knowledge.

After this course you will be able to

You may wish to consider your required training outcomes

What you will get

Course Enquiries

If you have any further questions, please contact us and if you wish to proceed, check your diary and reserve a place.

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Customised to your needs

Our =Method "Introduction to Functional Safety" training course can be entirely customised to your needs at a time and venue of your choice.

Please contact us with your requirements.

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This course qualifies as 4 CPD hours

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