Course Description

This is the second module in the Safety Instrumented Systems Certificate Program. It is 100% Online.

Course Outline

Session 1: Safety Requirements Specification (SRS)

Need to Specify vs desire to design & build
Specification, Requirements, & Incidents
Developing the SRS & ISA/IEC  61511
Practical Application

Session 2: Selecting Safety Integrity Levels (SIL), Part 1

Who is responsible?
Which Technique?
Evaluating Risk
Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)
Practical Application

Session 3: Selecting Safety Integrity Levels (SIL), Part 2

Safety Layer Matrix
Risk Graph
Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
Practical Application

Session 4: Choosing a Technology

Pneumatic Systems
Relay Systems
Solid State Systems
Microprocessor Based Systems
Certified vs. Prior Use
Practical Application

Session 5: Initial System Evaluation, Part 1

Design Considerations
Where to get failure rate data
Failure modes
Modelling Methods
Basic Probability of Failure on Demand Average (PFDavg) Formulas
PFDavg Homework Assignment
Practical Application

Session 6: Initial System Evaluation, Part 2

Analysis of a Relay System
Analysis of other Logic Systems
System Analysis Including Field Devices
Homework Assignment
Practical Application
Module Test Review


Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Design (Module II of Safety Instrumented Systems Certificate Program)
May 11, 2021 to Jun 15, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Section Notes
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