Designing for Compliance to IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition eLearning


IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition represents the benchmark for medical electrical equipment and compliance to the standard is a requirement in many countries including the United States (ANSI/AAMI ES 6060101:2005), Canada (CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60601-1-08) and Europe (EN 60601-1:2006).

This comprehensive eLearning course covers the general details of the standard and features numerous built in knowledge checks that allow learners to apply and reinforce the new concepts throughout the training.  Designed to build a solid foundation, the course explores key aspects of the standard including its general philosophy, scope, structure, evolution, adaptation for use as national standards, the use of risk management and the requirements for markings and accompanying documents.

Below is a list of modules included in this eLearning bundle. Click the links below for individual purchase.


Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of IEC 60601 and the role of IEC around the world
  • Locate information in the standard and interpret it’s structure
  • Explain the types of hazards described in IEC 60601 and identify the basic protection requirements
  • Examine the scope of IEC 60601 and the list the equipment classifications that appear in Clause 6
  • Explain how the 3rd edition uses Risk Management
  • Identify markings and accompanying document requirements and how they are used

Learning objectives will be measured by knowledge check questions throughout and a final case study for each module.

Target Audience

  • Product safety engineers
  • Compliance engineers
  • Product Designers
  • Regulatory approval staff
  • Production support engineers
  • Quality assurance staff
  • Technical marketing professions

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

UL Knowledge Solutions is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs per module for this eLearning; contact your local jurisdiction for CEU recognition.

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Time Requirement


Certificates 5.5 hours $825.00

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