Functional Safety Training

Process Group offers functional safety training. Functional safety in the process industry is commonplace and industry best practice is compliance with IEC 61511. A requirement of IEC 61511 is that engineers are competent to carry out the activities for which they are accountable. Competence includes knowledge, training, and experience.

Training for Functional Safety Engineering


Functional Safety Engineer Training and exam certified by Safety and SIS (Spain) are designed to deliver the necessary knowledge to start working in the field of Functional Safety Engineering. Process Group Limited are providing, in classroom, instructor led training over three days covering the Safety and SIS FS Engineer course. The training covers all the content of this course, registration for the exam, exam preparation and proctored exam the following day.

Course content includes:

  1. INTRODUCTION: Basic Concepts, Standards, Lifecycle, Management, Failures and Diagnostics.

  2. RISK ANALYSIS: Techniques, HAZOP, LOPA, Risk Graph, Risk Matrix, SRS

  3. DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION: Devices, Architectures, PFDavg, Verification

  4. OPERATION & MAINTENANCE: Repair, Modification, Bypasses

  5. REVIEW: Review and exam preparation.


The FS Engineer exam is taken online (students should bring a laptop). On successful completion of the exam, the student will be provided with a FS Engineer certificate, certified by Safety & SIS (Spain).

NEXT COURSE: New Plymouth - 6-8 May 2024

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Tools and Capability

Process Group utilises the world's leading engineering software, to deliver unparalleled accuracy and certainty. Our highly experienced team has best-in-class process engineering capability in a number of areas including Process Simulations, Relief & Flare System Design, Consequence Modelling (PHAST), Heat Exchanger Design and Optimisation. 

Isograph's integrated software products provide a powerful and comprehensive suite of tools to solve complex problems. This includes reliability and safety analysis, availability simulation and maintenance optimisation, security analysis and threat assessment, network availability prediction and hazard and operability studies. 

Heat Transfer Research, Inc. is the global leader in process heat transfer and heat exchanger technology. Considered the industry’s most advanced thermal process design and simulation software, HTRI rates, simulates, and/or designs a variety of heat transfer equipment. 

Training Experts

Kevin Hayton

Principal Control Systems / Functional Safety Engineer

Richard Wilson

Founder / Process Director

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