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After taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of a Safety Instrumented System (SIS)

  • Explain the terms “Risk”: and “Levels of Protection” as they apply to SIS development

  • Describe the 3 parts of a Safety Instrumented System (SIS)

  • Explain Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF)

  • State the purpose of the Safety PLC in the SIS

  • Explain how a Safety PLC is similar to and differs from a regular Process PLC

  • Explain the term Safety Integrity Level (SIL)

  • List the 4 levels of SIL and state the level of risks avoided for each level

  • Explain what a 1oo2 and 2oo3 Redundancy System mean

  • Explain the difference between Emergency Shutdown and Emergency Stop

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • 1. What is a Safety PLC?

    • 2. What is a Safety Instrumented System?

    • 3. What is Emergency Shutdown System?

    • 4. What is an Interlock?

    • 5. What is Intrinsically Safe?

  2. 2
    • 6. Electrical Grounding Explained | Basic Concepts

    • 7. What is a Fire Alarm System?

    • 8. What is a Redundant Power Supply and How Does It Work?

    • 9. What is a UPS?

    • 10. What is IP Rating?

    • 11. Circuit Breaker

Ideal for you if…

  • Involved with or interested in industrial Safety systems including Fire alarm systems

  • Responsible for the development or maintenance of Safety Instrumented systems

  • Responsible for the purchase, development, or maintenance of Instrumentation systems in hazardous locations

  • Responsible for the purchase, development, or maintenance of UPS or Redundant Power Supplies in industrial applications

Description

This is a comprehensive course introducing participants to Industrial Plant Safety Concepts. Participants are introduced to widely recognized industrial Safety terms and standards including Emergency Shutdown Systems, Safety Instrumented Systems, and Safety Integrity Levels. A solid introduction is provided on Safety PLCs, Interlock systems, and Intrinsic Safety.

This course also removes some of the mystery around electrical grounding. The course also covers the basics of Fire Alarm Systems. Comprehensive lessons on Uninterruptable Power Supplies and Redundant Power Supplies found in most PLC cabinets as well as a lesson on Ingress Protection are included.

Prepare for better pay & bigger responsibility

Eduardo Cali

I’m a maintenance technician at my company and I recently transferred to automation. We’re working more and more with Siemens so I needed to get up to speed on the newest PLC software. RealPars videos feel like a real classroom experience. The instructors are great…they’re easy to follow and they make the lessons relevant to real-world applications and I like that. I definitely recommend RealPars.

Mario Flores

I tried other online training, but I have to say that RealPars instructors helped me connect the dots in a way the others didn’t. I was able to expand my Siemens knowledge…I only knew Allen-Bradley…now I understand the differences and similarities better. I find RealPars to be a professional and affordable way to get the big picture of PLC as well as gain lots of practical knowledge.

Here’s why you’ll succeed

  • One-on-one support

    Stuck or have a question? You get unlimited support from our team of proven PLC programming experts.

  • Laser-focused lessons

    We only teach you exactly what you need to know to master a PLC course. No fluff, filler, or wasting your time.

  • Experienced instructors

    All PLC training courses include step-by-step instructions from the world’s best so you can join their ranks and gain an unfair advantage.

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FAQ

  • Can I get a certificate for this course?

    "Industrial Automation Safety Basics" is a free course. No certificate will be granted for completing a free course. However, You will receive a personalized certificate of completion once you have fully finished a course (that provides a certificate) while being a Pro member.

  • What is the required software and hardware for this course?

    There won't be any specific hardware or software required for completing this course.

  • Can my employer purchase a course for me?

    Yes. Most people enroll individually, and then submit their receipt to their employer for reimbursement. However, if your employer has a tuition budget and wants to train 5 people or more, you can send us an email at hello@realpars.com and we will help you with bulk signup.

  • Can I register for a course if I am working full time?

    Of course. All of our course content is pre-recorded, so you can work and study on your own time.