ID No. 0000055499: SIL & PL Specialist, Machine Safety with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification

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Certification Program Title:SIL & PL Specialist, Machine Safety with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification
Admission Requirements:
  • A Bachelor´s or Master’s Degree in Engineering (or equivalent competence level)
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant technical experience.
  • Successful participation in the D & F Consulting B.V. qualification „Functional safety for machinery” with a duration of 6 days à 8 hours and recognized by the certification body of TÜV. The admission to the exam is granted with a minimum participation of 80%.
Examination Components:

Written and practical exam, using the (free to use) evaluation tools SISTEMA (DGUV/IFA) or Safety Evaluation Tool (Siemens)

Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Methods for Risk assessment & reduction (EN/ISO 12100)
  • Performance level standard (PL) EN/ISO 13849-1/2
  • Safety integrity level standard (SIL) IEC/EN 62061
  • IT-Evaluation tools: SISTEMA (DGUV/IFA)and Safety Evaluation Tool (Siemens)
  • Main directives and standards Functional Safety, like
    • EU Machinery directive
    • IEC/EN 60204-1
    • IEC/EN 62061
    • EN/ISO 13849
    • EN/ISO 13850
    • EN/ISO 13855
    • EN/ISO 14119

Successful graduates are in a position to

  • perform Risk assessments according to EN/ISO 12100,
  • specify, design and implement safety functions and safety related parts of control systems for machinery,
  • work with evaluation tools : SISTEMA (DGUV/IFA) and Safety Evaluation Tool (Siemens),
  • specify and design safety related software for machinery and
  • verify and validate systems for functional safety.

In a recertification process the participants will have to make proof of their up to date expertise.

Cooperation Partner:D&F Consulting B.V.
Currently implemented in:Netherlands