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TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Certificate - Functional Safety of Machinery

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The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program is a unique opportunity to provide evidence of competency in functional safety from an internationally recognised organization.

The certified FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate demonstrates competency in the fundamentals of Functional Safety and provides a skill set that is transferable from one work situation to another. It enables staff to fulfill responsibilities and to perform activities to recognised standards of competence on a regular basis, in order to:

− reduce risks  

 satisfy legal and regulatory requirements

 meet the organisation’s business objectives

 enable the organisation to meet contractual commitments.

Course Objectives

Colin Easton, a globally recognised expert in functional safety, leads the course. The course will equip participants with the knowledge for understanding and mastering the application, principles and requirements of the Functional safety of Machinery.

Successful participants, who also have sufficient functional safety experience, will achieve the prestigious (TÜV Rheinland) FS Engineer Functional Safety of Machinery certification.

The course will provide three days of classroom tuition and practical guidance, mixed with practical exercises based on real life examples. Day four consists of a four-hour two-part proficiency examination with:

  • Part 1 = 70 multiple-choice questions
  • Part 2 = 12 open questions

For further information please download the course agenda or contact us.


Successful participants, who also have sufficient functional safety experience, will achieve the prestigious FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) Machinery certification.


A four (4) hour two part CLOSED BOOK competency examination compromising:

  • Part 1 = 70 multiple-choice questions;
  • Part 2 = 12 open questions.

The pass score criterion is 75%


Experience Required

In accordance with the TÜV Functional Safety Program:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in the field of functional safety.
  • University degree or equivalent engineering experience and responsibilities as certified by employer or engineering institution.
Who Should Attend?

Control & Instrument, Electrical, Process, Mechanical, Rotating Machinery and Safety Engineers as well as Operating and Maintenance personnel who are involved in any of the Machinery lifecycle phases for functional safety for machines from risk assessment, design through to installation, testing, maintenance and operation of machines.

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