ID No. 0000045114: Rail Safety Assurance Professional (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Rail Safety Assurance Professional (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:
  1. Safety assurance professionals and R&D staffs working for:
    • Manufacturers & service firms in the railway industry
    • Railway operators
    • Railway maintenance firms
    • Railway industry associations
  2. Graduates from vocational schools, colleges and universities with at least 1 year equivalent or similar related experience

Successful participation in the 40-hour training course Rail Safety Assurance Professional (TÜV), recognized by PersCert TÜV. Admission to the exam is granted upon a minimum attendance of 80% of the total 40-hour teaching units.

Examination Components:
  • Written exam (multiple choice and open questions)
  • Daily skills assessment
Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:
The course aims to enable attendees to understand and apply the principles of functional safety to the development and assessment of safety systems, based on the EN50126/8/9 and EN50159 standards. At the end of the course the attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of RAMS, software life cycle and independent software assessment;
  • Formulate and commit to a systems assurance policy and programme;
  • Understand, plan, commission, manage and comment on systems assurance studies;
  • Understand the methods of software assurance, the conditions for safety acceptance and approval;
  • Apply the analysis methodologies of SIL Determination and Allocation;
  • Critically review the structure and contents of the Case to establish and demonstrate the degree of SIL is achieved.

The participants prove that their competence is up-to-date in a recertification process.

Currently implemented in:China (Mainland), Philippines