Course detail: Introduction to Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)


Learn the skills that will prepare you to implement the Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) design life cycle. This live, online course will help you to understand industry guidelines, standards, and regulations and to design and manage an SIS.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand industry guidelines, standards, and regulations related to SIS
  • Apply the different stages of the SIS design life cycle
  • Differentiate between process control and safety controls
  • Recognize the different protection layers

Who Should Enroll?

The certificate will benefit Engineers and technicians who are responsible for designing, installing, operating, and/or maintaining safety instrumented systems. It will also be of interest to process safety engineers, plant risk analysts, plat operators and maintenance technicians. Anyone preparing for the Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE/CFSP) certification examinations will benefit from the course as well.



Part of the Certificate in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

Program Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas sponsored educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in one of our online courses, please email or call 913-897-8530 by December 24, 2020.

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Course Resources
Online Certificate in Safety Instrumented Systems Course Information (PDF Document)

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