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  1. Safety
  2. IK-ASISAFE - Description

AS-Interface Safe Certification Course (IK-ASISAFE)

  • This assessment and certification based course is aimed at personnel responsible for either the design or implementation of Siemens AS-Interface Safe systems.


  • On completion of this course the participant will be able to:-
    • Understand how AS-Interface Safe systems are installed & applied
    • Understand how AS-Interface Safe systems are configured
    • Use diagnostic tools to troubleshoot existing systems
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 2 days
Language en


  • Introduction to AS-Interface Safe systems
  • Installation of AS-Interface Safe systems
  • Application of AS-Interface Safe systems
  • Equipment available to use on AS-Interface Safe systems
  • Configuration and design considerations using different PL & SIL examples
  • Use of AS-iMon software for configuration
  • Interfacing to an existing AS-Interface network
  • Use of AS-iMon software for diagnostics
  • Programming integration into Step7 (V5.x)
  • Diagnostics using Step7 (V5.x)
  • Replication of diagnostic information onto HMI devices


  • The ability to use a MS Windows PC (W7), keyboard and mouse to include opening and closing programs, locating files, copy and paste objects /data (text, etc). Drag and drop files, objects/data (text, etc). Use of menus and multi-menus, manipulation of windows within a multi-window environment. Use of MS Windows Help.
  • Participants must have either a sound working knowledge of AS-Interface systems or have previously attended the standard 3 day AS-Interface Installation & Maintenance Course (IK-ASISYS). Participants also require a good working knowledge of Siemens Step7 (V5.x).
  • Participants wishing to gain AS-Interface Safe Certification must have also successfully completed the Functional Safety Examination Module (Code. ST-NSST).


  • This certificated course is assessed by means of an 'open book' assignment. Successful candidates will be issued with the formal AS--Interface Safe Certification which they will hold until expiry three years from the date of certificate issue. Please note the AS-Interface Safe Certificate will only be awarded upon successful completion of the Functional Safety Examination Module (Code. IK-SAFETY).Participants on the AS-Interface Safe course will also be issued with a basic attendance certificate but this will include a note on the certificate indicating that it does not certify, or imply, any AS-Interface Safe competence has been achieved by the participant.


1,320 GBP