Training Automation and Software

Our trainings for the automation industry are based on IEC 61508 2nd Ed. The training portfolio encompasses modules for any user profile, from company managers through to safety managers or analytical engineers.

In view of the partially complex contents of the standard our trainers will treat the subject by using examples from the field and provide you with a clear, easy to understand interpretation of the standard. We will be pleased to include concrete focal topics of Functional Safety relating to your field of business in customized training programs.

Our training activities also address companies in the semiconductor and software tool industries and cover their training requirements irrespective of the sector.

Furthermore we offer you the possibility to become an expert for Functional Safety with our personal qualification program. With our help as accredited service provider you can attain the status „Industrial Functional Safety Professional (IFSP)“ as well as the status „Industrial Functional Safety Expert (IFSE)“.


Overview of the training modules on automation, software, semiconductors:

Module A 0


The Functional Safety challenge in the automation industry

Module A 1

Overview of standards

Overview of requirements according to IEC 61508

Module A 2 - IFSP Module 1/4

Functional Safety Management (FSM)

Safety Management - processes - support processes

Module A 3 - IFSP Module 2/4

Concept development

From risk analysis to system concept

Module A 4 - IFSP Module 3/4

Hardware development and analytics

Safety-oriented hardware development and methodical approach to safety analysis

Module A 5 - IFSP Module 4/4

Software development

Safety-oriented software development

Module AW X

Special topics

On special topics we can offer you customized workshops.

Please request.

Overview personal qualification modules



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Functional Safety Industrial


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