Course Overview

Automotive Functional Safety training is a four-day training & certification course hosted in partnership with SGS-TÜV.

Training Schedule

Day 1

Introduction & Overview of ISO 26262

Day 1 training will address introductory topics Functional Safety Management and Risk Assessment. Methodologies of Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment (HARA) are discussed in detail, including worked examples.

  • Introduction to Functional Safety
  • ISO 26262 & its Legal Consequences
  • Functional Safety Management
  • Overview of Additional Supporting Processes
  • Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment (HARA)
  • HARA Training Exercise

Day 2

Safety Concepts

Day 2 training addresses the functional & technical safety concept as well as system design. In addition, issues relating to safety analysis and concept verification are presented with examples.

  • Deriving the Functional Safety Concept (FSC)
  • FSC Training Exercise
  • Deriving the Technical Safety Concept (TSC)
  • System Level Safety Analysis: FMEA & FTA
  • Development of System Design

Day 3

Hardware & Software Development

ISO 26262 defines a specific approach to hardware and software development. The detailed requirements for hardware and software are presented in depth, along with implementation strategies for engineers.

  • Allocation of Technical Safety Requirements
  • Theory of Probabilistic Safety Analysis for Hardware
  • Hardware Metrics: SPFM, LFM and PMHF
  • Introduction to the Software Safety Lifecycle
  • Techniques According to ISO 26262, Part 6

Day 4

Supporting Processes & Optional AFSP Personal Certification Exam

On the morning of Day 4 training, kVA will present critical supporting processes including tool qualification, component qualification, and freedom-from-interference guidelines. In the afternoon participants have the option to achieve AFSP “Automotive Functional Safety Professional” qualification. This two hour written exam consists of all multiple-choice questions.

  • Confidence in the Use of Software Tools
  • Software Tool Qualification Exercise
  • Wrap-Up and Discussion
  • Optional AFSP Personal Certification Exam