• Apply for an ISA84 Certificate Program


    Certificate 1: ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist

    No application required. Register for the certificate program on the ISA website when you register for one of the following courses:

    • Safety Instrumented Systems, Design, Analysis and Justification (Course EC50) or 
    • the instructor-assisted online course Safety Instrumented Systems, Design, Analysis and Justification (Course EC50E).

    Certificate 2: ISA84 SIL Selection Specialist

    Register for the course and certificate program on the ISA website after receiving confirmation from ISA that you are eligible to sit for the certificate program.

    • Go to the ISA website and register for the certificate program.
    • Successfully complete the 2 day instructor-led training course Advanced Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Selection (Course EC52).
    • Within one week of the end of the course, you will be emailed an eligibility code to take the certificate program exam at a Prometric testing center.
    • Go to www.prometric.com/ISA to locate a Prometric electronic testing center near you, enter your testing eligibility code, and schedule your exam date and location.
    • You will receive an email from Prometric confirming your test date and location
    • Report to the testing center at the scheduled time, carrying a valid government issued photo identification with signature, and the confirmation email you received from Prometric.
    • You will receive your pass/fail results immediately after testing at the Prometric test center.
    • You must successfully complete the certificate program exam within six (6) months of the last day of the certificate program course.

    Certificate 3: ISA84 SIL Verification Specialist

    Register for the certificate program on the ISA website after receiving confirmation from ISA that you are eligible to sit for the certificate program.

    • Go to the ISA website and register for the certificate program.
    • Successfully complete the 2 day instructor-led training course Advanced SIS Hardware Design and Analysis (Course EC54) and exam.
    • Within one week of the end of the course, you will be emailed an eligibility code to take the certificate program exam at a Prometric testing center.
    • Go to www.prometric.com/ISA to locate a Prometric electronic testing center near you, enter your testing eligibility code, and schedule your exam date and location.
    • You will receive an email from Prometric confirming your test date and location
    • Report to the testing center at the scheduled time, carrying a valid government issued photo identification with signature, and the confirmation email you received from Prometric.
    • You will receive your pass/fail results immediately after testing at the Prometric test center.
    • You must successfully complete the certificate program exam within six (6) months of the last day of the certificate program course.

    Examination Fees

    In addition to your course registration, there is a fee of $185 to register to take the related certificate exam following the course. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a confirmation letter with a code to go online to schedule your exam at a location of your choice.

    Exam Retake

    An ISA84 certificate exam must be taken within six (6) months of the last day of the certificate program required course. If a candidate fails the exam, he/she may retest for additional $150.If a candidate does not pass the exam within the eligibility period and would like to receive the certificate, he/she must register for the course and exam again and re-take both.