Improve your Functional Safety competency! - FSE trainings by GMI

Jun 13, 2019 / by GM International

Topics: Functional safety

G.M. International is a course promoter of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) trainings.The course focuses on functional safety aspects for the process, oil & gas, and chemical industries according to IEC 61508 and IEC 61511.

The main objective of FSE Course 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. So, 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.
  • With this course, examination and certification you can prove to your customers, 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.


The course provider is the worldwide renowned Functional Safety Expert, Tino Vande Capelle.

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. 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.

This is just a part of GMI training offer.

We organize FSE Courses, IEC61511 Edition updates, seminars at companies, etc.

You can contact us for more information on GMI trainings at this email:

You can also discover our Safety Academy!

An innovative series of webinars presented by Tino Vande Capelle and dedicated to Functional Safety.

Here the link to access:


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