An IChemE accredited online course
Learn online about safety integrity level - SIL rated safety instrumented systems (SIS) and safety instrumented functions (SIF) in the process industry sector.
Master IEC 61511 - BS EN 61511, and IEC 61508 - BS EN 61508 functional safety standards.
Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) are one of the vital independent protection layers for process safety. Applications include safe isolation of storage tanks, emergency shutdown, burner management and others found commonly in oil & gas, refining, chemicals and other high hazard industries.
The self-paced online course starts with hazard and risk assessment principles, using narrated and interactive lessons to explain how all elements of the SIS safety life-cycle are connected. From early concept through design and development, system testing and subsequent operation of an SIS; this course covers the entire life-cycle of an SIS. The course is entirely up to date with the latest IEC 61511 edition 2 international standard.
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.
C&I Engineer, UK
The course content, formulation, presentation, example and testing method are excellent. Practical approach. Excellent course for practical application.
Lead Process Engineer, Qatar
Overall a very good course and investment. The cartoons with Bob were great; makes association with everyday events surrounding value of the safety requirements specification more useful.”
Project Engineer, Saudi Arabia
The SIS Foundation e-Learning is one of the most comprehensive Functional Safety courses available through the internet. The course content targets Functional Safety Management, as well as engineering and operations according to IEC 61511:2016 Ed. 2. The course gives a special insight on Safety Instrumented Systems and their management in the process industry.
P.Eng, Process Safety, Canada
The Safety Instrumented System course gives a very good outline of Functional Safety requirements in the process industries. It is challenging and makes you think about what you are learning.
Process Engineer, UK
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.
EC&I Technician, UK
Jon 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. Jon now couples his safety, automation, instrumentation and programmable systems knowledge with independent assessment and audit services for process and machinery safety projects.
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