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Mar 29, 2021 — Mar 31, 2021
  • Training

UL Certified Functional Safety Professional Training in IEC 61508

This three-day course is designed for engineers, developers and managers seeking to successfully apply the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61508 standard to their safety-related electrical systems.

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Date & Time

Starts

Mar 29, 2021 9:00am GST Gulf

Ends

Mar 31, 2021 5:00pm GST Gulf

Location

Virtual, instructor-led

This three-day course is designed for engineers, developers and managers seeking to successfully apply IEC 61508 to their safety-related electrical systems. IEC 61508 is the base functional safety standard for various industries including process, nuclear, machinery, among others. The training starts with an overview of functional safety and the IEC 61508 framework for the safe development of safety-related electronics. Then, the full seven-part IEC 61508 standard is described in detail, including all aspects of safety management, concept and system development, hardware, software and supporting processes. Attendees will work on exercises designed to teach the key concepts of functional safety in electronic hardware, software and systems. A wide range of specific technical examples are used to illustrate important points. This comprehensive course covers all requirements of IEC 61508:2010.

The course includes an optional certification exam. 

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