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RINA Consulting provides technical quality and safety solutions to owners and operators of industrial plants infrastructure and critical assets. In its own training centre it offers standard or bespoke courses presented by its own specialist engineers.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • An Introduction To IEC 61508

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    As the reliance on electrical, electronic and programmable electronic systems (e/e/pess), for the execution of complex safety functions continues to increase, the need to comply with industry best practice and demonstrate due diligence becomes paramount. The iec 61508 standard functional safety of electrical/electronic/ programmable electronic safety-related systems provides a framework for best practice by considering all relevant e/e/pess and software safety life cycle phases, from concept to implementation and finally decommissioning. Delegates attending this course will gain a thorough understanding of the standard and its requirements as well as design implications and key concepts relating to the achievement of functional safety.

  • Software Safety: Software Development For Safety-Related Systems

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Techniques are honed and exercised in this two-day course which tackles the analysis of potential safety issues and the creation of safety arguments within the framework of software development for safety-related systems. The course adopts a predominantly civil aviation and defence perspective.

  • Introduction To Lightning Protection

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Ideal for those involved in the protection of infrastructure and electrical systems this course covers both the science behind lightning and the methods by which protection may be achieved. Designing, testing, earthing and bonding techniques as well as lightning standards are explored in this thorough induction.

  • Understanding Failure Analysis Investigation

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    An extensive introduction to a spectrum of failures ranging from metallic and electronic components; to plastics and gas turbines. Attendees discover techniques for analysis via a group exercise and a demonstration of scanning electron microscopy as well as advice on how to fully capitalise on the results from post-failures studies.

  • Hazard and Risk Analysis for Safety Related Systems

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Intensive and interactive this two day course has a strong practical element; covering techniques such as Preliminary Hazards Analysis (PHA); Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOPS); Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA) as well as safety planning requirements. This course explains the techniques for ensuring operational safety.

  • Understanding Safety Cases: Development, Maintenance and your Responsibilities

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    A must for anyone who is involved in the development and management of a safety case or safety case report this course explains the reasons for a safety case and offers a variety of methods for producing one effectively. A risk assessment and ALARP workshop reinforce the material covered. The course is aimed at all those who have involvement in a safety case; from those responsible for developing and managing one; to those required to accept a safety case as a deliverable from a contractor. The course provides managers with the knowledge to recognise if a safety case is complete.

  • Auditing in UKAS Accredited Laboratories

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Our training course explores the standard BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”; which is used as the basis for United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation. Delegates will be successfully trained on the ISO 17025 auditing requirements and the most cost-effective way of achieving compliance that will ad value to the process. Delegates are taught how to effectively plan and carry out audits in a UKAS accredited laboratory and how a non-compliance root cause can be identified and problems corrected and or prevented. Guidance is also given on developing strategies for dealing with procedural and process related problems.

  • Compliance with ROHS and REACH

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    The RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) and the REACH Regulation (EC No. 1907/2006) cover diverse requirements from substance restrictions to CE marking; provision of information to customers and safe use of chemicals. The most essential requirement for manufacturers and importers of goods is gaining and verifying the data from the supply chain as well as handling issues with the same substance and managing obsolescence. This course covers key compliance and technical issues critical to ensure smooth business operation from the legal obligations of both pieces of legislation to future developments which could affect conformity. RoHS compliance covered includes conformity assessment approaches; supplier assessment and compliance using EN 50581; REACH compliance covered includes Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs); restrictions and the authorisation of chemicals.

  • Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    This course has been designed around the new Network Rail; Level 2 Module NR/L3/RSE/100/02 entitled: ‘Application of the Common Safety Method (CSM) on Risk Evaluation and Assessment’. It provides delegates with an overview of the CSM; together with practical techniques for its application to UK rail projects. Part one is undertaken as an e-Learning module and provides ‘awareness’ training on the Common Safety Method for Risk Evaluation and Assessment. Part two is delivered as an interactive workshop and provides ‘practical’ training aimed at the Network Rail competence “Contributor” level CSM training objectives as described in the standard.

  • Introduction to electrical cables

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    This new one-day course provides delegates with the knowledge they need to specify; purchase; maintain and extend the life of electric cables from Low voltage (LV) wiring up to Extra High Voltage (EHV) systems. Covering the basics of cable specifications and procurement; cable design; cable accessory design and cable ratings; our introductory course helps delegates select suitable cable systems to reduce the risk and cost of failure.

  • Power System Earthing

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Encompassing all aspects of earthing, from standards and safety criteria through to earth grid design; fault current distribution and earth resistance measurement and interpretation. This two day course delivers a comprehensive introduction to the subject. In addition to the theoretical content the course also includes a series of invaluable practical sessions.

  • Hazardous chemicals in hardware products – a practical approach to compliance

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    Experts in RoHS and Reach legislation guide delegates through the legal obligations of these EU regulations. The course focuses on RoHS compliance and supplier assessment using EN 50581 and also on where RoHS substances are used.

  • An introduction to Earthing Design

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    This course introduces delegates to basic earthing concepts to lead them through a typical earthing design for a high-voltage installation. It aims to provide an overview of this critical subject for those involved with the design; construction and maintenance of high- voltage installations.

  • An introduction to Earthing, lightning protection and EMC requirements for a building

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    The subjects of earthing, lightning protection and EMC are critical aspects of building design although they are often misunderstood. This one day course demystifies the three areas covering the main technical requirements and design aspects and how these can be managed to achieve and coordinated design.

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment 2019

    Training Course | RINA Consulting Limited

    RINA Consulting Limited

    This globally renowned two day event covers all environment related regulatory compliance issues which apply to hardware products. For over 20 years the conference has been presenting the latest on RoHS2; REACH; WEEE; ecodesign and conflict minerals. Our invited speaker panel is drawn from policy makers in the EU and UK governments and experts from industry; consumer electronics; and defence and law enforcement. Join the debate on the prevalent critical issues surrounding environmental product regulation and their effect on electrical products; from materials through to design; use and end-of-life.

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