A one day course covering Functional Machine Safety. In-depth course materials and Six Steps to Safe Machine guide provided for you to take away.

£100 plus VAT per person. As places are limited there is a maximum of 4 people per company allowed.

Who should attend

Engineers, Machine Builders, End Users upgrading a plant or trainees/apprentices.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic requirements of the functional safety standards 
  • Understand ISO 13849 and how to apply it practically
  • Understand hazard identification and mitigation techniques
  • Communicate the essential elements of functional safety to colleagues 
  • Determine the required Performance Level (PL) with risk graph and matrix methodologies
  • Understand how to verify and validate safety functions
  • Understand the operation and function of the IFA Sistema Software
  • Practical approach to designing a solution based on a configurable safety controller.


The day will run from 9.30am until 3.30pm and will be split as follows:

Walk through BS EN13849-1 
  • Basic structure and terminology, Relation with the legislative requirements, Basic process guideline, Worked example using a simple safety function. 
Sistema Workshop 
  • Basic introduction to the workspace, Development of a safety function using basic electro-mechanical and complex components, Identification of sub system blocks from an electrical layout, Transfer of the sub system block to Sistema, Open discussion - use of customer real examples.

Unfortunately, due to current circumstances, we have had to postpone the next date and will review the situation regarding the subsequent events at a later date. Please continue to register and we will contact you with the new dates as soon as possible.

Cost £100 plus VAT per person† 

6th May 2020: Wolverhampton Football Club - POSTPONED

If no suitable date is available, you can book on-site training for a cost of £775 plus VAT per day* This cost covers up to 10 people from your company.

Please complete your details to book a place.
All places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

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The fee is non-cancellable within 10 days of the event. If you are unable to attend,  someone else may attend in your place.

*  If the trainer needs to stay overnight additional expenses will be charged. These will be agreed with you before booking is finalised.