Upgrade to CFSE

Upgrade to CFSE

10 years of equivalent experience (adjusted for education level) with a significant safety component


CFSE Upgrade Requirements

10 years of equivalent experience (adjusted for education level) with a significant safety component

Submit a case study that demonstrates the applicant’s knowledge and safety experience.

Score > 80% on a two part exam containing multiple choice, short answer, and case study problems


Material to Be Submitted


CFSE applicants must arrange to have the following materials submitted before the application deadline (see attached schedule):

1

Examination Application Form

submitted by applicant. Please submit a photocopy of your passport along with your application.
Due 1 week before online exam or 2 weeks for on-site exam Download Form
2

Case Study Form

Submitted by Applicant - a description of project where they demonstrated their skills, knowledge, and responsibility for a significant element of the safety lifecycle in accord with the relevant areas of 61508/61511/62061
Due 90 days after the exam has been taken. Download Form
3

Referee Statement

(four are required) - submitted by referee (one for each referee listed in Examination Application Form). This will also include a supporting statement from one of the referees for the Case Study.
Due 90 days after the exam has been taken. Download Form
4

Eligibility Requirements for Examination - CFSE

A candidate must have 4 referee statements from other professionals recommending candidates.

A candidate must have a minimum of 10 years related experience with credit given for education as follows:

Highest Educational Level Engineering Degree Other Technical degree Non-Technical Degree
No higher level education Subtract 0 years Subtract 0 years Subtract 0 years
Bachelor Degree Subtract 3 years Subtract 2 year Subtract 1 year
Due 90 days after the exam has been taken. Download Form
5

Copies of Licenses, Registrations & Certification

submitted by applicant (one for each listed in Examination Application Form) . A photocopy of your diploma will suffice the requirement.
Due 90 days after the exam has been taken
6

Submit a Scan of Your Passport of Government ID

submitted by applicant
Due 90 days after the exam has been taken
7

Payment for Application Fee

Due 90 days after the exam has been taken Pay Fee

Submit Application


The application forms must be emailed to admin@exidacfse.com. Where a form is greater than one page in length, all pages must bear the candidate’s initials. Scans of your passport and diplomas must be provided. All applications MUST receive 2 weeks before the exam. Complete application MUST be received within 90 days of receiving the CFSE receiving the initial application.

Pay Fees


Late exam Registration fee (For candidates that would like to sign up to take the on-site exam 10 business days from exam date) - $100.00USD