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Key Benefits
Who Should Attend
Requirements
Course Fee
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Date:              Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2019                

 

          Venue:          Protea Hotel                                                         Lagos, Nigeria.                 

                                                  

 

Course Fee: USD2,000 or NGN740,000        

                                 plus taxes                                    

Individual

  • Obtained a personnel certificate/certification in Functional Safety

  • Increases Functional Safety skillsI

  • Increases your value as an employee

  • Increases customer confidence in your specific skill set

  • Differentiates you from your competitors

  • Opportunities for advancement, responsibility, & increased compensation.

 

Companies

  • Provides proof of competenceHiring a FSP/CFSP/CFSE is a critical step in developing a safety culture

  • Screening criteria for hiring new employees.

  • Saves Money (Reduces False Trip Rate for End Users and Prevents Loss)

Key Benefits
 Who Should Attend
  • Process Safety engineer
  • Instrument & Control Systems engineer
  • Process Control engineer
  • Reliability engineer
  • Engineering/Operations management
  • Plant risk analysts
  • Loss prevention professionals
 Eligibility Requirements

Functional Safety Practitioner (FSP)

 

See the requirements for CFSP below. Candidates for FSP are not required to submit examination application to exida cfse.

 

Certified Functional Safety Professional (CFSP)

A candidate must have a minimum of 4 years related experience with credit given for education as follows:

 

Highest Educational Level

Engineering Degree

Other Technical Degree

Non-Technical Degree

No higher  level education

Subtract 0 year

Subtract 0 year

Subtract 0 year

Bachelor Degree

Subtract 3 years

Subtract 2 years

Subtract 1 year

 

Material to be submitted

  • Examination Application Form- submitted by applicant to exidacfse (admin@exidacfse.com). Please submit a photocopy of your passport along with application.

  • Referee Statement. (Two are required. One for each referee listed in examination application)

  • Payment of Application Fee of USD700. Pay directly to exidacfse.

 

Completed application materials and payment must be received by the CFSE Governance board at least 2 weeks prior to the exam date.

For more information visit http://www.exidacfse.com/About/Candidate-Information

 

 

Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE)

A candidate that is applying for CFSE must have a minimum of 10 years work related experience. Please use the chart below for education credit:

 

Highest Educational Level

Engineering Degree

Other Technical Degree

Non-Technical Degree

No higher  level education

Subtract 0 year

Subtract 0 year

Subtract 0 year

Bachelor Degree

Subtract 3 years

Subtract 2 years

Subtract 1 year

Master Degree

Subtract 4 years

Subtract 3 years

Subtract 1 year

PhD

Subtract 6 years

Subtract 4 years

Subtract 2 year

 

Material to be submitted

  • Examination application form submitted to exidacfse (admin@exidacfse.com). Please submit a photocopy of your passport along with application.

  • Case Study Forn

  • Referee Statements. (Four are required. One for each referee listed in examination application)

  • Payment of Application Fee of USD800. Pay directly to exidacfse.

 

A case study must be submitted by candidates to provide a description of project where they demonstrated their skills, knowledge, and responsibility for a significant element of the safety lifecycle in accord with the relevant areas of 61508/61511. This will also include a supporting statement from one of the referees.

 

Completed application materials and payment must be received by the CFSE Governance board at least 2 weeks prior to the exam date.

For more information, visit http://www.exidacfse.com/About/Candidate-Information

 

 

FSP

The examination will take four (4) hours and is one (1) session. The examination consists of two (2) categories of questions - multiple choice and short answer.

 

CFSP

The examination will take four (4) hours and is one (1) session. The examination consists of two (2) categories of questions - multiple choice and short answer.

 

Category

No. of Questions

Points

Minimum Score

Multiple Choice

40

1 each

None except 80% overall requirement

Short Answer

Candidate chooses 10 out 12 possible questions

2-4 each

None except 80% overall requirement

In order to pass the exam the candidate will have to score at least 80% for the total examination. All CFSP exams are open book with all readily available published references allowed to be used during the exam. Please also note that the candidates are specifically encouraged to at least bring a copy of Part 1 of IEC 61508 and should also bring at least Part 1 of IEC 61511.

 

CFSE

The CFSE examination will take six (6) hours and is divided into two (2) sessions. The examination consists of two (2) categories of questions - multiple choice and short answer/case study. The multiple choice section is two (2) hours and the short answer/case study section is four (4) hours. There will be a one (1) hour break in between; lunch

 

Category

No. of Questions

Points

Minimum Score

Multiple Choice

50

1 each

30

Short Answer

Candidate chooses 50 points worth of
2-20 point questions from ~20 possible questions

50

35

 

In order to pass the exam the candidate will have to score at least 60% in the multiple choice, 70% in the short answer/case study category, and 80% for the total examination. All CFSE exams are open book with all readily available published references allowed to be used during the exam. Please also note that the candidates are specifically encouraged to at least bring a copy of part 1 of 61508 and should also bring at least part 1 of IEC 61511

 

 

The course fee is USD2,000 or NGN740,000 plus applicable taxes.

The fee covers the following;

  • Course Materials

  • Training Certificate.

(Please note that a FSP/CFSP/CFSE Certificate is different from a Course Completion certificate. All attendees of a training course will receive a Course Completion certificate at the conclusion of the course. FSP Certificate is by attending an exida Academy training course and passing the subsequent examination that will be given at the conclusion of the course. CFSP/CFSE Certificate are awarded by the CFSE Governance Board)  

  • Lunch and snacks during the training

 

 

 

 

Protea Hotel

Plot 1700 Violet Yough Close

Victoria Island

Lagos, Nigeria.

 

 

 

 Examination Format
 Course Fee
 Venue
OVERVIEW
 CERTIFICATE/ CERTIFICATION
 COURSE TOPICS

FSE 101 (Days 1 & 2)

 

  •  Introduction to Safety Instrumented Systems

 

  • Principles of Risk Management

 

  • The Safety Lifecycle

 

  • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

 

  • Consequence Analysis

 

  • Likelihood Analysis

 

  • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

 

  • Tolerable Risk

 

  • SIL Target Selection

 

  • Safety Requirements Specification (SRS)

FSE 101 (Days 3 & 4)

 

  •  Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) failure

 

  • From Failure rate to SIL

 

  • Single devices to system

 

  • Redundant Architectures

 

  • Requirements to SIF

 

  • SIF Design and Verification in the Safety Lifecycle

 

  • SIF Detail Design

 

  • Operations

    

 

    

EXIDA ACADEMY FUNCTIONAL SAFETY TRAINING

 

This course provides an overview of process industry safety engineering from the point of view of the Risk Analyst, Process Safety Coordinator, and Control Systems Design Engineer.
It delivers a complete overview of the functional safety lifecycle. The course reviews Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Consequence Analysis, Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Target Selection, Safety Requirements Specification (SRS) generation, failure rates, device and system reliability, SIF verification, SIF detailed design and Operations requirements.

 

 

  •  Functional Safety Practitioner (FSP) - This program is a certificate program that addresses a growing need to provide confirmation that an attendee shows competency by retaining the knowledge presented in the exida academy course. Holders of FSP certificate are assigned ID number and are listed on exida website- http://www.exida.com/Training/FSP_List

 

  • Certified Functional Safety Practitioner (CFSP)- This is targeted at professionals who need a thorough understanding of the Safety Lifecycle activities at the execution level. This is a certification program. Holders of CFSP certificate are listed on exidacfse website- http://www.exidacfse.com/Resources/Certificate-Holders

 

  • Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) - This is aimed at professionals where functional safety is a major part of their role in the organization. They are typically responsible for leading, coordinating, and reviewing the activities of the safety lifecycle, including the more complex activities such as SIL Selection and SIL verification. Holders of CFSE certificate are listed on exidacfse website- http://www.exidacfse.com/Resources/Certificate-Holders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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