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Professional Development: 

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Three classroom or live remote training days, with 1/2 day exam providing 2.4 CEU (Continuing Education Units) or 24 PDH (Professional Development Hours). Includes course registration, course materials, lunch and refreshments, exam, and a submission to TÜV (Rheinland).

Course Benefits: 

Understand the most commonly used methods for risk analysis associated with process and operational related hazards.

  • Introduce the concepts and definitions related with Process Hazards and Risk Analysis, PH&RA
  • Participate taking an active role and give effective support during the PH&RA process
  • Assess the impact those hazards, create and determine the risk involved
  • Determine and assess the safety related measures needed to control the hazards and reduce the risks
  • Relationship of international standards related to PH&RA including the international standards IEC 61822, and REVISED IEC 61511:2016-2nd EDITION.
  • How to avoid common pitfalls and traps of the presented PH&RA methods
Course Overview: 

The TÜV (Rheinland) Functional Safety Program supports engineers or any person working in the functional safety field. It supports the professional development of practitioners in the field of functional safety by incorporating the principles of REVISED IEC 61511:2016-2nd EDITION and other relevant international standards into a technical training course, designed to add depth of knowledge and understanding of the subject. The program, also, offers engineers who possess work experience in the field of functional safety the ability to obtain a certificate, demonstrating their expertise. For more information, refer to

ACM’s TÜV (Rheinland) Functional Safety Engineering training course within the TÜV (Rheinland) Functional Safety Program has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV (Rheinland) Industrie Service GmbH - Automation, Software and Information Technology (ASI). 

Who Should Attend: 
  • PHA / HAZOP Team Leaders & scribes
  • Health & Safety / HSE professionals
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) / Loss Management specialists
  • Supervisors, managers and engineers responsible for PHA studies

F.S. Eng. Certified Professionals This course will teach you the details of each of the most commonly used methods for risk analysis. If you would like to learn more about how to prepare for, manage and facilitate PHAs, ACM also offers a PHA/ HAZOP Leadership Workshop.

Course Outline: 


  • Objectives
  • Overview of TÜV Program
  • Why are we here?
  • Introduction to Process Hazard and Risk Analysis
  • Standards Overview
  • Process Safety Management
  • Process Hazard & Risk
  • Analysis Methods
    • HAZOP
    • What-if, What-if / Check List


  • Hazard & Risk Analysis Methods, (Continuation)
    • FMEA
    • Allocation of Safety Functions To Protection Layers
      • ALARP (Concept) / Tolerable Frequency
      • Calibrated Risk Graph / Safety Layer Matrix
      • Layer of Protection Analysis, LOPA


  • Hazard & Risk Analysis Methods, (Continuation)
    • Layer of Protection Analysis, LOPA (Cont.)
  • Fault Tree Analysis, FTA
  • Event Tree Analysis, ETA
  • System Safety Requirements
  • Reporting – Recording
  • Selection of a Hazard Analysis Technique
  • Objectives Review


  • F.S. Eng. PH&RA Exam (4.5 hours)
The ACM Experience: 

Our courses and workshops are experiential, interactive and provide participants with practical knowledge and tools that can be immediately applied back at work.

Course Testimonials: 

Here are a few quotes from over 3,300 participants we’ve trained;

“Very helpful instruction and activities in this course helped me get what I was looking for from it!”
Project Coordinator

“The instructor was very interactive, encouraged discussion and welcomed feedback.”
Process Engineer

“Great course! The instructor made the course very enjoyable. With their wealth of knowledge and experience they could answer all of the questions, as well as provide a real life situation in which it applied.”
New Grad EIT

“Great course content, coverage and length. Superb instructor who presented material as it applies to real world scenarios.”
I&C Engineer

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This course may be eligible for reimbursement under the

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

This course can also be incorporated as part of a Tailored Private day of training

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