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Safety Critical Systems training course (SCS)

Improve your understanding of functional safety requirements

Date and location

9 - 10 October  2024 (Part one), Live virtual
16 - 17 October 2024 (Part two and three), Live virtual

IET Member:

Early Bird (until 12 July 2024)

£1899

£1999

Non-member:

Early Bird (until 12 July 2024)

£1999

£2099

Focusing on the requirements for functional safety through in-depth discussions and practical training course exercises.

This four-day course provides you with an exhaustive and authoritative description of the criteria for functional safety considering the rapidly increasing system complexity.

The course will allow you to interpret and apply IEC 61508 understanding; combat specific issues for designing and managing safety systems and integrating cybersecurity into overall safety strategy.

The course is comprised of three parts, spread over two weeks and taking place virtually.

Intensive learning in three parts:

  • Part one: Introduction to functional safety
  • Part two: Management, design, assessment, and maintenance
  • Part three: Software safety and cyber security

Please note that you can register for the whole course, part one, or part two and three. However, it’s advisable to register for all three parts. Parts two and three are a combined section, therefore you cannot register for only part two or part three.

At a glance

Duration: four days
CPD hours: 32
UK-SPEC: A,B,E

UK-SPEC competencies: A, B and E

Competence A: Knowledge and understanding

For Chartered Engineers: “use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimise the application of advanced and complex systems.”

For Incorporated Engineers: “Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology”

For Engineering Technicians: “Use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply technical and practical skills.”

Competence B: Design, development and solving engineering problems

For Chartered Engineers: “apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to analyse and solve engineering problems.”

For Incorporated Engineers: “apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate, maintain, decommission and recycle engineering processes, systems, services and products.”

For Engineering Technicians: “shall contribute to the design, development, manufacture, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes, systems or services”

Competence E: Professional commitment

For Chartered & Incorporated Engineers: “demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.”

Engineering Technicians: “shall demonstrate a personal commitment to an appropriate code of professional conduct, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.”

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