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TUV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Certificate - Process Hazard and Risk Analysis (PH&RA)

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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 organisation

The PH&RA FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate demonstrates competency in the early lifecycle phases with respect to achieving functional safety and provides a transferable skill set enabling staff to fulfill responsibilities and to perform activities to recognised standards of competence, in order to:

  • Reduce risks 
  • Satisfy legal and regulatory requirements
  • Meet the organisation’s safety and business objectives 

Course Objectives

Colin Easton a globally recognised expert in functional safety leads the course. The course will provide participants with the knowledge for understanding and mastering the application of the most popular and internationally adopted methods and tools for identifying, assessing and managing the hazards and risks associated with their process operations, as well as the confidence to take a more active role in the PH&RA process.

Successful participants, who also have sufficient experience, will achieve the prestigious PH&RA FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate.

The course is based around a practical case study that will be developed across the three days of the course taking the delegate from hazard identification through to developing the Safety Requirement Specification (SRS). The course is a modular structure of classroom tuition followed by a case study practical after each session, which will take the participant through the PH&RA process (IEC 61511-1 Lifecycle Phases 1-3). Day four consists of a four-hour two-part proficiency examination with:

  • Part 1 = 30 multiple-choice questions – 1 Hour
  • Part 2 = Case Study with 7 milestone questions – 3 Hours

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


Successful participants, who also have sufficient experience, will achieve the prestigious PH&RA FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate.


Experience Required

In accordance with the TÜV Rheinland 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?

Process Engineers, Safety Engineers and managers, Operations personnel and managers Instrument Engineers, and as well as Maintenance engineers and personnel, consultants, advisors, persons involved in management, engineering, operations and safety of process operations as well as persons with HAZID study experience and who are involved in any of the early lifecycle phases for process hazard and risk assessment, allocation of safety layers and safety requirements specification.


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

  • Part 1 = 30 multiple-choice questions (1 mark each question);
  • Part 2 = Case Study with 7 milestones for questions (10 marks each question).

The pass score criterion is 75%

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