ID No. 0000055500: Machine Safety Specialist (CE) with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification

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Certification Program Title:Machine Safety Specialist (CE) with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification
Admission Requirements:
  • A Bachelor´s or Master´s Degree in Engineering (or equivalent competence level)
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant technical experience.
  • Successful participation in the D & F Consulting B.V. qualification „Machine safety specialist (CE)“ with a duration of 4 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 exam

Required Competencies:

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

  • Machine safety principles
  • Steps to CE-marking and documentation
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk reduction and standards
  • Functional safety (Performance Level - PL)
  • Main EU product Directives
    • Machinery Directive
    • Low Voltage Directive
    • EMC Directive
    • ATEX Directive
    • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Main principles of EN/ISO standards, like
    • EN/ISO 12100
    • EN/ISO 14120
    • EN/ISO 13857
    • EN/ISO 14122
    • EN/ISO 13850 and IEC/EN 60204-1
    • EN/ISO 13855 and IEC/EN 61496-1
    • EN/ISO 14119
    • PL standard EN/ISO 13849-1
    • SIL standard IEC/EN 62061

Successful graduates are in a position to

  • identify and implement the applicable European standards,
  • draw up the relevant documents
    • user manual of a machine
    • technical file of a machine
    • EU Declaration of conformity
    • Lay-out of a CE type plate,
  • understand and apply the CE marking process,
  • know and apply the different risk estimation tools and principles of safety integration and to
  • perform a risk assessment for a machine acc. to EN/ISO 12100.

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