The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program also offers trainings regarding specified topics like Safety Instrumented Systems and Machinery. With these trainings participants have the option to obtain a "FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate.
These trainigs are mainly targeted to persons who do not have a bachelor's or master's or any other technical engineering degree or similar education or authorization. Persons who work as technicians, mechanics, programmers etc. in the acc. application area and who have knowledge and expertise about functional safety in their specific field of business activity are recommended to attend this training.
But also many engineers, sales responsibles or managers, who do not have any knowledge in Functional Safety and the requirements of related and relevant standards but want to get a good and basic knowledge, have attended these trainings.
Participants who fulfil the defined requirements, participate in the complete training and pass the exam will get the "FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate.
All trainers of FS Technician trainings are listed
Please see the current „List of FS Technicians“ and click
Participants of the FS Technician trainings shall fulfil the following requirements:
Persons, who do not have the according business experience may participate in the training as well as the exam. If they pass the exam successfully the FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland) certificate will be issued to them as soon as the necessary 2 years of business experience are achieved.
The certificate will be issued by TÜV Rheinland in electronic form as pdf-scan by email.
The "FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate confirms that:
The FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland) certificate is valid for 5 years.
The validity of the FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland) certificate can be extended after 5 years. Holders of this certificate will be contacted by TÜV Rheinland by email and will have to forward the following documents to TÜV Rheinland:
Costs for the 1st extension of validity of the FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland) certificate are Euro 350.