Overview

Our courses are available on a variety of platforms, ranging from public classes and Live Streaming online training to week-long custom, on-site training workshops. Courses are provided at the Beginner, Practitioner, and Expert levels. We also offer customized training options available upon request.

Our online Live Streaming training lets you learn anywhere while having the authentic live interactive experience with an instructor. This course is real time and includes all the rich content from our classroom sessions with no need to travel.

 Our Trainers

  • Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Desmond Lee, CFSE , Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Managing Director - Singapore

    Desmond has over 27 years of professional experience in Chemical, Petro-Chemical, Oil & Gas, Subsea, Metals and Mining, Power Utilities, Railway and Machinery industries. He is the Managing Director and Senior Safety Engineer at exida Asia Pacific. Currently he is involved in alarm management, functional safety and cyber security projects (IEC 62682, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, IEC 62443) and also acts as evaluating assessor on IEC 61508 and IEC 62443 certification projects.

    Desmond has a Bachelor Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and Executive Diploma in Directorship, from Singapore Management University. He is a Certified Functional Safety Expert, CFSE, exida Cybersecurity Practitioner, CSP and IRCA Certified ISO27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) Lead Auditor / Implementer. Desmond is also ISA standard committee member of ISA18, ISA84, ISA96 & ISA99. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Senior Member, National Fire Protection Association Member.

    He is an experienced trainer in Alarm Management, IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety and IACS Cybersecurity.

  • Alarm Management, Functional Safety

    Dr. Eric Scharpf, PE, CFSE , Alarm Management, Functional Safety

    Principal Partner - New Zealand

    Dr. Scharpf has over 30 years of professional experience and is widely recognized as an expert in process and machine safety, efficiency analysis and optimisation. He has led many safety lifecycle projects in chemical processing, energy and machine automation applications. He has developed and teaches several of the exida functional safety engineering courses and is the technical lead for the consulting business in Australasia. He has published numerous reviewed journal articles as well as the leading textbooks on SIL target selection, LOPA, risk analysis, and HAZOP. He was formerly a Process Chemical Engineer with a Fortune 200 gas and chemical processing company.

    He also teaches several process, energy, and safety related courses at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has 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.

    He is an experienced trainer in Alarm Management, IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety.

  • Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Jack Gao, CFSE, CACE , Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Director - Singapore

    Mr. Gao has about 20 years’ experience in functional safety, cybersecurity, automation control system and embedded software in different areas, including Industrie 4.0, robotics & AGV, machinery safety and process industry. He is currently the director and senior safety engineer at exida Asia Pacific, involved in functional safety and IACS cybersecurity (IEC 61508, IEC 61511, IEC 62443, ISO 13849) and acts as evaluation assessor on IEC 61508 and IEC 62443 certification projects. He has in-depth knowledge in FMEA, FMEDA, SCA/HAZOP, Functional Safety Assessment and training.

    Jack is a Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) and a Certified Automation Cybersecurity Expert (CACE). He has published an IEEE paper on drone application, won Innovation Award from Rockwell Automation and award from Agilent Technologies. He completed his Master and Bachelor’s Degree in NTU Singapore with a 1st Class Honor.

    He is an experienced trainer in Alarm Management, IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety and IACS Cybersecurity.

  • Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Chung Hong Hong, CFSE, CACE, CISSP, CISM , Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Senior Consultant - Singapore

    Mr. Chung has over 20 years’ of experience in the specification, design, engineering, commissioning and project management for the implementation of industrial control and safety systems for regional and multinational companies in the petrochemical, refinery, oil and gas, and chemical industries. He is currently the senior safety consultant at exida Asia Pacific, as the chairman and assessor in alarm management, functional safety and IACS cybersecurity (IEC 62682, IEC 61511, IEC 62443) projects.

    Mr. Chung has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from National University of Singapore. He is also certified and competent in providing lifecycle consultancy and assessment services in accordance with functional safety (IEC-61511), cyber security (IEC-62443) and alarm management (IEC-62682 / ISA-18.2) standards.

    He is an experienced trainer in Alarm Management, IEC 61511 Functional Safety and IACS Cybersecurity.

  • Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Srinivasan Hari, CFSE, CACE, CISSP, CC , Alarm Management, Functional Safety, IACS Cybersecurity

    Senior Safety and Security Consultant

    Mr. Srini has over 30+ years in various positions starting as end user and then moving over to automation companies like Invensys, Emerson, Honeywell executing projects for Process & discrete industries. He was previously in Rockwell Automation and was in charge of Cybersecurity and Process safety as Business Development and Execution Lead.

    Mr. Srini has a Bachelor’s in Engineering, and MBA and Specialist diploma in Digital Technologies. He is also certified and competent in providing lifecycle consultancy and assessment services in accordance with functional safety (IEC-61511), cyber security (IEC-62443) and alarm management (IEC-62682 / ISA-18.2) standards.

Course Schedule

DateCodeCourseLocationStatus
27-30 May 2024FSE 110Machine Functional Safety EngineeringPerth, AustraliaConfirmed
27-28 June 2024FSE 222Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) Using HAZOPSingaporeOpen for Registration
8-11 July 2024FSE 100IEC 61511 – Functional Safety Analysis, Design, and OperationLive StreamingOpen for Registration
15-18 July 2024FSE 110Machine Functional Safety EngineeringLive StreamingOpen for Registration
22-25 July 2024CS 100IEC 62443 – Automation Cybersecurity Analysis, Design, and OperationLive StreamingOpen for Registration
26-29 August 2024FSE 100IEC 61511 – Functional Safety Analysis, Design, and OperationSeoul, South KoreaOpen for Registration
26-29 August 2024FSE 110Machine Functional Safety EngineeringPerth, AustraliaOpen for Registration