FSE Course

About the course

FSE Course

G.M. International in cooperation with TVC Functional Safety Services are pleased to recommend the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program for Safety Instrumented Systems trainings, focused on functional safety aspects for the process, oil & gas, and chemical industries according to IEC 61508 and IEC 61511. 

Course objectives

The main objective is to provide all engineers involved in safety instrumented systems with elementary and necessary knowledge about functional safety, based on the leading international functional safety standards IEC 61508 and IEC 61511. A second objective is to give anybody attending the course the opportunity to have his or her functional safety competency confirmed by the TÜV Rheinland upon successfully passing the exam.

Why should you attend

FSE Course

IEC61511 ed2.0 released in February 2016, clearly indicates as a ‘Normative’ requirement:

  • That anybody involved in safety lifecycle activities shall be competent to carry out the activities for which they are accountable.
  • That a procedure shall be in place to manage competence of all those involved in the SIS life cycle.
  • That a periodic assessments shall be carried out to document the competence of individuals against the activities they are performing and on change of an individual within a role.

Take advantage of this course, examination and certification to prove your clients, peers and management, your competency in the field of Functional Safety. Success in the final examination certifies your functional safety knowledge on your personal name, adding a great value to your professional career and image.


For more information contact us at: training@gminternational.com

Course Provider

Tino Vande Capelle (tinovc.com)

Tino is providing ‘INDEPENDENT’ Functional Safety (FS) Consultancy as freelance & self-employed. Capitalizing on his 30+ years of process safety sector experience, offers a unique and practical approach of the IEC 61508:2010 & IEC61511:2016 FS standards in the industry. Tino has trained Functional Safety for more than 2500+ engineers in 150 different classes worldwide and still counting.
Tino is a Senior FS Expert (TÜV Rheinland, ID#109/05) & Trainer for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program as an accepted course provider. He joined the program from the first year in 2005 and is currently number 2 on the list of all trainers on the TÜV Rheinland website (www.tuvasi.com).





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Please note that course dates listed on this calendar are subjected to changes without prior notice. Kindly contact us for dates confirmation. If you are interested in any other dates not listed here, please contact us.

Type Area Date Time (zone) Review Exam Date Course and exam location Language Info
F2F Manchester, UK 7-9 Mar 2023 8.30-5 (UTC)   10 Mar 2023 Course and exam hosted by Exloc Instruments, UK English Date expired
F2F Milan, IT 13-15 June 2023 8.30-5 (UTC+1)   16 June 2023 Course and exam hosted by GM International, IT English Contact us
F2F Dubai, UAE 17-19 Oct 2023 8.30-5 (UTC-4)   20 Oct 2023 Course and exam hosted by GM International, UAE English Contact us
F2F Stavanger, NO 28-30 Nov 2023 8.30-5 (UTC+1)   1 Dec 2023 Course and exam hosted by Tormatic, NO English Contact us
F2F Milan, IT 12-14 Dec 2023 8.30-5 (UTC+1)   15 Dec 2023 Course and exam hosted by GM International, IT English Contact us

List of exam locations

  1. Italy - Milano
  2. Croatia - Zagreb
  3. France - Lyon
  4. Greece - Haidari Athens
  5. Romania - Ploiesti
  6. Sweden - Goteborg
  7. United Kingdom - Oldham Manchester
  8. Australia - Victoria
  9. Australia - Perth
  10. Japan - Tokio
  11. Singapore
  12. Bahrain - Manama
  13. India - Mumbai
  14. UAE - Dubai
  15. Canada - Toronto
  16. USA - Houston


For general information about courses please contact:

Email: training@gminternational.com

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