TÜV Rheinland FS Engineer (SIS) – Pre Course Information

Course Pre-reading

Before attending your training course the following pre-reading would be beneficial:

  1. Read Introduction – IEC 61508 Bell October 2016 – with particular focus on sections 1-9
  2. Watch How safe is safe enough? webinar
  3. Familiarize yourself with the structure of
    1. IEC 61508:2010 parts 1 and 2
    2. IEC 61511:2016 part 1

Course Joining Instructions


The course will require the use of a scientific calculator. 

Note: Additional equipment is required for on-line examinations, please see the examination rules for further information.

Examination Rules

The examination rules can be found here TÜV Rheinland FS Eng. SIS Exam Rules

Note: Additional information is included for on-line examinations. This can be disregarded for face-to-face examinations. 

Course timings

The course timings are 09:00 until 17:00 daily. (Unless the course advert advises otherwise).

Face-to-Face courses – please allow until 18:00 on the final day to ensure that sufficient preparation time, breaks and exam sessions are included for the course completion. 


Please bring a photo ID (e.g. Driver’s license, passport)


The face-to-face courses include refreshments and lunch. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know up to two weeks prior the course date.


If you have any questions or require any more information, please contact us and one of our tutors can provide additional support.