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Functional Safety

The worldwide TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program offers trainings referring to different topics and application areas of Functional Safety. Anyone can attend these trainings. If defined requirements are fulfilled and the exam passed, participants can obtain the "Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate or a "Functional Safety Technician (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate.

Information about all training topics and the course providers who hold these trainings as well as the contents can be found here:

FS Engineer Trainings

Safety Instrumented Systems

HW / SW Design (IEC 61508)

Functional Safety of Machinery

Automotive - System Design acc. to ISO 26262

Automotive - Safety Manager

Process Hazard & Risk Analysis

FS Technician Trainings

Safety Instrumented Systems

Functional Safety of Machinery

Machinery-CE Practice

Functional Safety - Trainers

All trainers of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program must be approved by TÜV Rheinland.

Trainers have to be holder of either a "FS Expert (TÜV Rheinland)" or a "FS Trainer (TÜV Rheinland)" certificate and work as trainers for an accepted course provider.

The current list of "FS Trainers (TÜV Rheinland)" can be found here.

All Course Providers

30 companies cooperate in the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program. All course providers are internationally active companies in Functional Safety. These companies are either manufacturers of safety-related products or consulting companies. Trainings are offered worldwide.

The training and exam material of each course provider has been reviewed and assessed by TÜV Rheinland. Trainers of each course provider have also been assessed by TÜV Rheinland and must fulfil the requirements of a FS Expert (TÜV Rheinland) in order to hold the trainings. Therefore the cooperation between the course providers and TÜV Rheinland is very close.

Organisation and marketing of the trainings is done directly by the course provider. He is also responsible for the registration as well as feedback about exam results to the participants. The course providers are the first and main contact for each participant who attends a training of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program.