ONLINE Functional Safety Training Courses

If you are looking for functional safety training about SIL rated system and don't want the hassle of travel or fixed training dates, then look no further. We have developed modular online courses designed for TEAM LEARNING about IEC 61508 and IEC 61511.

Amy Whelan Project Engineer

Great course - has filled a gap for people who don't need the full TUV qualification for example.

Scott Farrell E&I Technician

Overall I have increased my knowledge and recommend this course to anyone in this type of industry.

Liana Gasimova Senior Process Safety Engineer

I thoroughly enjoyed this class and have gained much knowledge.

Functional Safety Applications

  • Emergency shutdown - ESD
  • Process shutdown - PSD
  • Overfill protection on storage tanks
  • Gas turbine shutdown
  • High Integrity Pressure Protection - HIPPS for piping and vessels

Courses For These Industries

  • Chemical production
  • Oil & Gas upstream / downstream
  • Power Generation
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Pharmaceutical production
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  • Topics
  • Hazard and risk analysis
  • Safety Life-Cycle
  • FS Management
  • Cyber-Security
  • About Our Courses
  • SIS Operations
  • Access restrictions
  • Member Course
  • Free Guide
  • Premium Course

3 Lessons   Introductory

How online courses can help teams and individuals with functional safety projects.



2 Lessons   Information

How to login to eFunctionalsafety courses, depending on whether you have access to our TEAM LMS or this website.



22 Lessons   Intermediate

Premium Course

A course aimed at technicians and operations personnel who need to understand how to sustain the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) for the long-term.



39 Lessons   Intermediate

Premium Course

A self-paced learning path for process industry professionals to gain a solid understanding of IEC 61511 Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Includes an IChemE accredited certificate.



2 Lessons   Advanced

Member Course

Learn how your next Layer Of Protection Analysis (LOPA) can be improved. This course is most applicable to people familiar with LOPA.



2 Lessons   Introductory

Member Course

Learn about industrial automation cyber-security (IACS) and related standards.



Frequently Asked Questions


All courses include a secured Certificate, signed with DocuSign security, issued on completion of the courses and exercises. This is a traceable document that will be valued by both present and future employers.

Course Access Requirements

You only need a web browser to access our online courses. For TEAM/Corporate learners, we provide access to our Learning Management System which tracks each user's progress with centralised reporting.

Course Access Period

This depends on the course and its features. The access period will be made clear at the time of purchase.


We accept payment by major credit card or by PayPal for individual or small team bookings. For team/corporate purchases of 5 or more people, request a quotation and reference this on your purchase order.


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Team Reporting

For corporate users with teams of 5 or more people, we provide access for your appointed team leader and/or administrator to monitor learner progress and produce reports directly from our Learning Management System. Optionally, you can also add your own documents to customise the learning experience.

Terms and conditions

Read our terms and conditions, applicable to all online course users and learners.