Comprehensive IEC 61508 Training Now Available in the U.S.
Functional Safety Course Includes Certification, Free Analysis Software
BOSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- kVA, in collaboration with training partner TUV-Nord, will host a four-day training session on the topic of Functional Safety and the IEC 61508 Standard. The training will be held in downton Boston, MA, from June 3-6, 2013. This comprehensive training event includes optional certification for attendees as a Functional Safety Certified Engineer - Development (FSCED), a designation conferred by kVA's training partner TUV-Nord. To achieve the FSCED certification, participants must pass an optional half-day examination held on the morning of Friday June 7. Registration is available at http://www.kvausa.com/training.html#Functional
The training lectures and examples will be provided by experts from TUV-Nord, a global leader in safety processes and functional safety. Course attendees will also recieve the TUV-Nord FMEDA Workbench, a practical excel-based workbench for calculating safety-related metrics as specified in IEC 61508. Participants will also receive a hard copy manual providing a comprehensive view of the IEC 61508 standard and its implications and requirements for industrial functional safety.
Important and unique benefits of this training include the following:
Training to a Broad Audience, with Technical Depth: kVA's training is valuable to a wide variety of possible participants, including:
- engineers developing safety-related, electronically-controlled systems in a wide variety of industrial applications
- managers responsible for developing and verifying safety-critical industrial systems with IEC 61508 compliance
- safety representatives seeking to verify compliance with state-of-the-art safety standards in E/E systems development
- anyone wishing to obtain a deeper understanding of the entire IEC 61508 standard, and its impact on product development and assurance processes
Optional Certification for Individuals: This training session includes an optional examination on Friday, June 7. Successful completion of the examination will qualify attendees as Functional Safety Certified Engineer - Development (FSCED), a certification administered and overseen by TUV-Nord. FSCED certification demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the IEC 61508 standard, and represents an independent verification of your qualifications.
Hardware FMEDA Tool for Attendees: All participants of the System and Hardware Session will receive the unique Excel-based FMEDA-Workbench database tool, developed by TUV-Nord, which streamlines FMEDA analysis in accordance with IEC 61508 principles.
More information, including an online registration form, is available at http://www.kvausa.com/training.html#Functional
Bill Taylor kVA, 864-633-9554, firstname.lastname@example.org
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