National Industrial Training Institute


Believing in the importance of developing the human resources, which is one of the most important factors for institutions’ success, the Institute has been keen to establish short technical courses in the disciplines it offers, which targeting administrative staff, engineers and technicians in the oil and gas sector.

Safety Instrumentation & Emergency Shut-down Systems


5 Days

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Course Overview

This program covers the safe operation of equipment and the safety of
personnel which is of paramount importance in Instrumentation. The
international standards are introduced along with SISD and SIL models.
Finally safe Emergency Shutdown and Manage of Change is covered.

Who Should Attend?

Instrument Technicians or Electrical Technicians. Electrical Engineers,
Instrumentation and control engineers and all field operators.

Enabling Objectives:

  • Introduce the international standards IEC 61598 and IEC 61511
  • Apply the IEC 61508 SISD ‘Safety Life Cycle’ model
  • Use risk assessment to determine the Safety Integrity Level (SIL)
  • Be aware of emergency shutdown protection requirements.
  • Investigate sensor, programmable logic controller and valves.
  • Follow MOC procedures for control of future SIS changes.