Get ahead of the Pack and develop your
Functional Safety and
Safety Instrumented System knowledge

Read on to discover how you can become a valued industry professional by taking ​an ONLINE course on process industry functional safety & SIL-rated safety instrumented systems.

Functional Safety Technician Online Course


What keeps you awake at night? Are you concerned about your ageing plant and the integrity of safety systems engineered years ago? Do you have the right knowledge to keep your systems compliany with modern standards.


The fact is, you need up to date information from someone who has applied the standards in practice.


This course eliminates any confusion surrounding SIL-rated instrumented systems. You’ll learn key principles and concepts in a way that enables you to apply them to your installation


The course starts with a review of key terminology and the safety life-cycle and then expands on key aspects of maintaining safety integrity for the long-term.

TEAM LEARNING 

Course access for a Technician TEAM for 1 year

$€£

POA*

/annum

*Price On Application - request a demonstration time below

  • Year-round course access
  • All narrated Lessons
  • All Quizzes
  • All Course Assessments
  • eFunctionalSafety Certificate
  • Accident lessons course included
  • Team progress tracking and reporting for your administrator
  • PDF Downloads for all team members

Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up

When you sign up you will get access to our exclusive online learning management system, including your selected course. You can track your progress to a conclusion.

Course access 24/7

You will have access to your course 24 hours per day, wherever you are in the world.


Traceable progress

Our system tracks progress for the individual or team, including all completed modules, test attempts and results.


Certificate

A valued eFunctionalSafety certificate which demonstrates that you have completed a monitored online course.


What people are saying about the course

Jamie Dunn

Regional C&I Engineer

I thoroughly enjoyed the Safety Instrumented System course

Considering it is a foundation course, it teaches you some extremely useful and relevant information, whilst pushing and testing your knowledge of each completed module by means of a test at the end of each stage.

Guillermo Pacanins

Process Safety Engineer Advisor

The SIS e-Learning is one of the most comprehensive Functional Safety courses available through the internet

The course gives a special insight on Safety Instrumented Systems and their management in the process industry.

Scott Farrell

E&I Technician

The course was well presented, contained useful information and was easy to navigate

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

Course Contents

Five modules which explain the basics of functional safety and apply these to real SIS applications

1

Introduction to process industry functional safety
  • Safety defined and in context
  • Why functional safety is important
  • Buncefield - an accident example
  • History of electrical and control systems in safety applications
  • The safety instrumented system life-cycle
  • Quiz
  • Self-assessment

2

Key terminology, regulations and standards
  • Key terminology - hazard, risk, ALARP, SIL etc.
  • IEC 61511 edition 2 introduction
  • Regulations and other applicable standards / guidelines

3

SIS & SIF in Normal Operation
  • SIS operations - reviewing an SIS installation
  • SIF voting and hardware architectures
  • Bypass and override
  • SIS  and SIF inspection
  • SIS and SIF proof testing
  • System audit and functional safety assessment - FSA 4

4

SIS Equipment Failure
  • How equipment fails and learning from failure
  • SIS equipment selection and reading "SIL" certificates
  • Recording and analyzing SIF failures
  • SIS software - application program introduction

5

SIS and SIF Modification Overview
  • What is a modification - hardware v software?
  • What is required before a modification can take place
  • SIS safety requirements specification update
  • Taking a SIF or SIS out of service

Bonus

Get all this PLUS

As well as the modules introduced above, once you have signed up we give you year-round access to our growing resource of accident lessons. This includes descriptions and videos for more than 10 different industry accidents that we can all learn from.

Safety moments
Video and text descriptions

If you have safety moments during PHA sessions like HAZOP / HAZID or LOPA study team meetings, then a simple to follow summary or video can be really helpful. to put your hands on.


All our safety moments are freely accessible once you sign up for our online courses,

WHAT WENT WRONG
Summary of each accident

Get a potted summary of what went wrong in each accident case. Summaries are easy to follow; extracted from publicly available sources.





LESSONS LEARNED
How to avoid repeat mistakes

Learning lessons from accidents is the main reason for highlighting them. We try to provide a quick overview of the key lessons from each accident, ideal for quick safety moment presentations.



About The Course Author
Jon Keswick

Jon Keswick has provided consulting in the field of functional safety since 2004. Previous to that, Jon worked in technical product management roles for more than 15 years at several well-known control and automation equipment suppliers.


As well as authoring online courses, Jon now couples his safety, automation, instrumentation and programmable systems knowledge with independent assessment and audit services for process and machinery safety projects.


In his spare time, Jon enjoys taking calculated risks playing with motorcycles and home-brew beer...thankfully, not at the same time!

Jon Keswick, CFSE

TEAM LEARNING 

Course access for a Technician TEAM for 1 year

$€£

POA*

/annum

*Price On Application - request a demonstration time below

  • Year-round course access
  • All narrated Lessons
  • All Quizzes
  • All Course Assessments
  • eFunctionalSafety Certificate
  • Accident lessons course included
  • Team progress tracking and reporting for your administrator
  • PDF Downloads for all team members

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days

If, for any reason, you don't like this product, you can get a full refund at any time within 30 days after your purchase, provided you have not accessed more than one complete training module or digital download.


If you have any issues, just get in touch with us and we'll talk through getting the results you need or give you a swift refund

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