Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) Training And Certification

Calling all safety experts, safety professional, SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) designers and practitioners. Grab this great opportunity to be trained and/or certified as a CFSE (Certified Functional Safety Expert) / CFSP (Certified Functional Safety Professional).

CFSE/CFSP certification is an effective way certify personnel against national and international standards of performance. Personnel that design, implement, maintain and operate safety-instrumented systems are required to be competent in the activities that they have been assigned.    

who should attend

Who should attend: 

  • Loss Prevention Professionals
  • Process Safety Professionals
  • Functional Safety Experts
  • Plant Risk Analysts
  • Process & Control Design Engineers

Course Topics

Safety Life Cycle Model | IEC61508 | IEC61511 | ISA S84.01 | Safety Integrity Level | Pfd | LOPA | Fail-safe | Fault Tolerant | SIF | CFSE | Fault Tree Analysis | Risk Graph | Hazard Matrix | Risk Management | Probability | Process Hazards Analysis

Course Instructor: Dr. Eric Scharpf

Partner, exida.com

  • Twenty years of professional experience and is widely recognized as an expert in chemical process safety, efficiency analysis and optimisation. 
  • Led many safety lifecycle projects in chemical processing, energy and machine automation applications. 
  • Developed and teaches several of the exida.com safety and reliability analysis courses and leads the consulting business in Australasia. 
  • Published numerous reviewed journal articles as well as the leading textbook on SIL selection.
  • Developed several of the cryogenic gas processing, combustion, and separation techniques currently used for hydrogen, synthesis gas, and power generation.
  • Formerly a Process Chemical Engineer with a Fortune 200 gas and chemical processing company.
  • Conducted research and development for an international oil production and processing corporation.
  • Teaches several process, energy, and safety related courses at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Authored more than 15 US and international patents. 

Dr. Scharpf has a B.Ch.E. from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University, both in the United States.

“Well-run course. Enjoyed it.”

          ~ J. Schellen, Mobil Cepu Ltd

“CFSE training reinforces safety concepts and increases in-depth awareness of relevant codes and standards.”
          ~ V. Venkateswaran, Saipem India
            Project Services

“CFSE training enhances my knowledge”    
         ~ Peter A Heffer, Petronas Carigali
            Sdn Bhd

Training Timetable

Due to high demand, CFSE Training & Examination is back! Following the success of previous courses, this course is expected to be fully booked and is only limited to 20 participants. So please enroll early to avoid disappointment.

Upcoming Dates:

 24th to 28th April 2017 (CFSE Training in Singapore)
 29th April 2017 (CFSE /CFSP Examination in Singapore)

For registration details on the course and/or exam, please email to training@excelmarco.com OR click the respective buttons to download the forms and brochures.



  1. Training aplication form can be submitted online OR  by fax using the downloaded application form.
  2. CFSE/CFSP exam application form must be submitted only by fax using the downloaded application form.
  3. Downloading of the Code of Conduct, Records of  Graduation and Referee Statement are to be filled in when taking the exam.