Functional Safety & SIL for Instrument Technicians (IEC 61511) Training Course


A 2-day training course to provide Technicians with underpinning knowledge of Functional Safety and SIL specifically in relation to the tasks they are responsible for. The course introduces the key concepts of functional safety and functional safety management in accordance with IEC 61511 and goes on to develop that understanding through a series of classroom discussions, activities, videos and exercises. The key learning outcomes are to help Technicians understand their role in the FS lifecycle - to ensure that safety instrumented systems are operated and maintained in a way that protects their integrity.


The Course is delivered over 2 days. This learning is confirmed through a 1.5-hour exam on the afternoon of the second day.

Live Online

This training can be delivered directly to you without the need to travel. The course is structured to suit remote learning with regular breaks and activities to keep learners engaged.

Course Content

Who should attend

This training is targeted at anyone with a hands-on role with safety instrumented systems, at any stage in the safety lifecycle.

In particular: Instrument Technicians, Commissioning Engineers, System Integrator Technicians, Calibrations Staff, Maintenance Engineers and anyone involved in proof testing.


In order to obtain the full certificate. All candidates must have:

If candidates do not fulfil all of these requirements they can still attend the course and the certificate can be upgraded when the criteria is met.

After this training course you will

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.

This course qualifies as 16 CPD hours

Live interactive training online

Technicians testimonial "This was a great refresher, Jon knew the subject well and was able to answer all question. This course was run over Teams as we could not travel due to Covid 19. Training courses over the internet are the new thing."
PW. April 2020.

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