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    AIAG/VDA Combined FMEA Awareness – 1 Day

    Date: 20th January 2022 (Virtual)
    Length: 1 Day

    Course Overview:

    The joint publication is the collaboration between AIAG/VDA, OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. The text has been completely rewritten, and the FMEA method has been revised in a few key areas.

    The intent is to provide a common foundation for FMEA across the breadth of the automotive industry. While every effort has been made to reach a consensus, it may be necessary to refer to the individual publications or Customer Specific Requirements.

    The FMEA method is used to address the technical aspect of risk reduction. FMEA is a team-orientated, systematic, qualitative method intended to:

    • Evaluate the potential technical risk of failure of the product or process;
    • Analyse the causes and effects of those failures;
    • Document preventive and detection actions;
    • Recommend actions to reduce the risk.

    The FMEA is used for analysing the technical risk to reduce failures and improve safety in the product and the process.

    It is important to note, the new combined AIAG/VDA FMEA manual is not currently mandated by any OEMs or the IATF, so does not change the current approach used by many organisations.

    The AIAG/VDA Combined FMEA Awareness Training (1 day) course is designed to take delegates through the 7 Step Approach to the construction, scoring and evaluation of risk (high, medium, low).


    Who should attend:

    This course is designed for Management Representatives, Implementation Teams, Internal Auditors, Product and Process Engineers, NPI teams and others who are involved in the implementation or auditing of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, and have previous knowledge in the AIAG or VDA approach.

    It is a prerequisite for this course that you have an understanding of the 4thedition AIAG FMEA manual or the VDA 4 2nd revised edition Product and Process FMEA.



    Upon completion of the course you will receive an Industry Forum certificate of attendance.


    Virtual Class Technical Requirements

    To access a virtual class you must have the following:

    A PC or laptop with good (1Mbps or more) internet access

    A microphone and speaker or headset (recommended)

    Webcam (preferably)

    Chrome web browser

    Ability to access Microsoft Teams

    Provider: SMMT QMD

    Location: Virtual (Microsoft Teams)



    NAA Member – £375 / Delegate

    Non-Member – £450 / Delegate

    Above rates are subject to vat



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