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CESE Course Schedule

Internationally recognized professional certification based on the most widely used machine safety standards

CESE Course Schedule 2021 Spring/ Summer

CESE is an internationally recognized professional certification that is offered in partnership with SGS-TÜV Saarthe worldwide leading company for safety testing, auditing, verification, and certification. By passing the certification exam, you join a worldwide community of experts and prove your mastery over the latest laws and standards for machine functional safety. 

The course covers the most widely used ISO 13849-1 and -2 standards for functional safety, and ISO 12100 for risk assessments. As well as the realization of safety performance levels (Pl), and verification & validation of safety systems. Check the full agenda.

The course is intended for design engineers, application engineers, system integrators, and other machine safety experts. A minimum of 2 years of experience in the design, construction, or service of functional safety systems is required. 

Upcoming Clases 2021

This course is now offered online in five 4-hour sessions.
 A minimum of 2 years of experience in the design, construction, or service of functional safety systems is required. 

MARCH 15 – 19, 9.30 AM to 2 PM EST

APRIL 26 – 30, 9.30 AM to 2 PM EST

JUNE 21 – 25, 9.30 AM to 2 PM EST


Please download and complete the Certificate Order Form and the Course Order Form. The Certificate Order Form will allow us to determine if you meet the requirements for the course. The Course Order Form is for payment processing. Please submit completed forms to your Regional Sales Manager or The course instructor will evaluate your credentials and confirm your participation. Payment will only be processed once your participation is confirmed.




Online courses are typically USD 2500. For payment options and possible discounts, please contact us.

comprehensive knowledge 

Introduction to Functional Safety is a preparatory course for the CESE examination course and explores the basics of functional safety for machinery. Taken together with the CESE certificate course, engineers will gain a deep understanding of functional safety design and regulatory compliance. It is recommended that both courses are taken together to ensure that you pass the CESE exam. The price for taking both courses is USD 3500


The below is the typical agenda for the CESE course.
*Agenda is subject to change.

CESE AGENDA	 Day 1: Introduction & Expectations, Laws and Standards, Working with Standards, Risk Assessment - ISO 12100,	Safety Functions - ISO 13849 Part; Day 2: Safety Functions - ISO 13849 Part 2, Sensors, Logic, Actuators - Drives; Day 3: Verification of a Safety Function, Practice Exercises; Day 4: Validation (general), Exam


What are the benefits of getting a CESE certification?

The CESE is an internationally acknowledged professional development qualification provided by SGS-TÜV Saar, the worldwide leading company for safety testing, auditing, verification, and certification. It lets other industry professionals know that you have proven knowledge of the programmable electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical aspects of functional safety.

Are there any requirements for enrolling in the course?

A minimum of 2 years of experience in the design, construction, or service of functional safety systems is required.

Please complete the Certificate Order Form in order for the instructor to determine whether you have the necessary experience to take this course.

Why are details about my qualifications required in the registration form?

These details are required to ensure that interested parties will fulfill the conditions for participation. All the details that have been communicated to Wieland Electric in the registration forms will be treated as strictly confidential. Wieland and SGS-TÜV Saar will not pass any personal data to a third party. If you have any questions on completing the registration form, please contact

Is there a basic course?

Wieland Electric offers Introduction to Functional Safety as a preparatory course for the CESE. This course explored the basics of functional safety for machinery. The minimum 2 years requirement is still applicable to those who wish to go on and take the CESE certification.

Additional training and custom training are available upon request for organizations/teams. Please contact your regional sales manager to discuss.

What are the qualifications of the CESE instructors?

All Wieland CESE instructors have been certified by SGS-TUV Saar, and have additional qualifications in Functional Safety. In addition, our instructors bring knowledge and experience from their own work in the machinery safety sector.

I want to register several persons from my company. Is there a group discount?

Please contact your regional sales manager if you wish to register several participants, or if you wish to find out more about custom training. 

How is Payment Made?

Please see the Course Order Form for complete payment options. 

What happens if I have to cancel the course?

Please see the full terms & conditions on the Course Order Form.

1. Course participation can be canceled and refunded in full if canceled 6 weeks in advance
2. Course cost can be refunded 50% if canceled 4 weeks or more in advance of the event date.
3. Cancellation less than 4 weeks in advance but more than two weeks from the event date are not eligible for a refund. However, participants can select another date.
4. Within two weeks of the event, no refunds or changes are allowed.


When will I receive the results of the exam?

For online courses, your score will be available immediately after completing the exam. The passing score and participant information are then sent to SGS-TUV Saar for processing the certificates.

Will I receive course documents?

For online courses, you will receive a link to the course documents on the first day of the course. These documents will be available for you to download and annotate. You may use the documents during the exam. The use of the material is subject to strict copyright.

Will the certificate need to be renewed?

Yes, the certificate needs to be renewed every 4 years. The renewals process, however, is much shorter, consisting of only a one-day refresher course and test.

For information on upcoming courses, prerequisites and pricing

please contact us.

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