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IEC 61508 Training

IEC 61508 Functional Safety training from SGS, learn how to implement this standard in the industrial development of safety systems.

The IEC 61508 Functional Safety standard applies to all industry sectors and covers the complete lifecycle of a product. Its implementation is difficult and requires significant experience with safety-related concepts. To manage the process both manufacturers and suppliers must ensure that employees receive comprehensive training.

Training from an accredited supplier

As an accredited Functional Safety service provider our training:

  • Introduces delegates to IEC 61508 and its requirements
  • Demonstrates the target-oriented implementation of the requirements through investigation and study of real life examples
  • Offers a range of training modules

Full details of the programme are available in our brochure which can be downloaded from this site. Please also note the related links, which guide you to web pages of our training and the online registration.

Our trainers have many years’ practical experience and will introduce you to the central points of the requirements of the standard within our tried-and-tested modular training and qualification programme.

If you would like further information about our IEC 61508 training and the Industrial Functional Safety Professional (IFSP) and Industrial Functional Safety Expert (IFSE) qualification programme, as well as our seminars on other Functional Safety standards, please contact us.

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