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About the course

Chaired by Ron Bell, Functional Safety Specialist, this three-day event will feature a mix of comprehensive sessions on IEC 61508, managing systems safety and cybersecurity

Three days of intensive learning

  • Part 1: Introduction to IEC 61508, risk and sils (delivered through the IET academy)
  • Part 2 - 21 March / 1 November 2023: Management, design, assessment, and maintenance
  • Part 3 - 22 March / 2 November 2023: Software safety and cyber security

Delegates will receive a link to Part 1 of the course upon registration. We strongly encourage you to complete Part 1 before attending Part 2 and 3.

Key highlights for 2023

  • Analyse the requirements of the European safety standard IEC 61508, and the UK defence standards 00-55 and 00-56
  • Assess the organisational aspects of safety critical systems while studying projects related to various human cognitive and social considerations
  • Understand how to successfully design, manage and monitor safety critical systems in order to prevent errors and failures
  • Learn to integrate software safety and cybersecurity as a part of your overall safety strategy

What people said about the event

"Overall the course was well run and contained a wealth of material that will be very useful"

"The course provided an excellent overview of the required standards"

"The course provided me with a very valuable introduction to safety critical systems"

"The course provided an opportunity to refresh my knowledge of IEC 61508 and its application"

"I enjoyed the course and it met my expectations"