Functional Safety Course

£ 350 + VAT

Functional Safety Course

£ 350 + VAT

Course Content

The objectives of the Functional Safety course is to understand the quality ranking of safety critical equipment, to be able to decide what quality level is needed for a specific hazardous application. It is also to understand the accepted framework of managing safety functions suggested in IEC 61508. This is critical especially for COMAH sites and similar sites.


There are no pre-requisites for the course however, it is best suited to those in a Leadership role /Design Engineers – EC&I (Electrical, Control & Instrumentation) Engineering and Process Safety Engineers.

Course Duration

1 day which can be delivered in centre at our Stockton / Stallingborough facilities, or alternatively delivered online or at customer premises –facilities permitting.

Optimum Number

A maximum number of 10 candidates per course.

Course Language

The course is delivered in English. Therefore, candidates must have good standards of both written and verbal English. Courses can be delivered in other languages; however, this would need to be discussed prior to acceptance on the course. It is the responsibility of the personmaking the booking to make Roxby aware of this requirement.

Training Aids

Tablet and PowerPoint Presentation.


Multi choice assessment.


Candidates will be provided with a Roxby Certificate of Attendance on completion of the course.

Course Objectives

Course Syllabus

  • Compliance: Requirements under IEC 610508 and IEC 61511
  • Management framework to demonstrate SIL compatibility
  • Identification of SIL levels using suitable methods of Risk Analysis (LOPA, Risk
    Graphs, etc.)
  • Concept of ALARP
  • Safety Equipment Architecture (electrical and controls perspective)
  • Safety Equipment Qualification
  • Concept of Systematic Failure and Hardware failure

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