Two-Day Course Overview

This two-day introductory training course covers the full 12-part ISO 26262:2018 Road vehicles – Functional safety standard for automotive systems, with an emphasis on the standard’s impact on engineering processes and products.

This course utilizes multiple interactive examples throughout to demonstrate key concepts of ISO 26262 implementation.

ISO 26262 Training Topics

Day 1

  • Background and scope of ISO 26262
  • Second edition changes
  • Key definitions of terms
  • Concepts of functional safety management
  • Hazard analysis and risk assessment (HARA)
  • Functional safety concept (FSC) and technical safety concept (TSC)
  • Introduction to hardware development

Day 2

  • Hardware architectural metrics and failure modes, effects and diagnostic analysis (FMEDA)
  • Product development at the software level
  • Software tool qualification
  • System and item integration, testing and safety validation
  • Production, operation, service and decommissioning
  • Supporting processes
  • Semiconductor, truck and bus, and motorcycle key points