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AIAG and VDA FMEA – What’s Changed Training Course

AIAG and VDA FMEA – What’s Changed Training Course

Level Specialist Duration 1 day
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This one-day course provides an overview of the new methodology used to develop both design and process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in line with the methods specified in the AIAG VDA Failure Mode and Effects Analysis FMEA Handbook Edition 1, taking you through the new 7 step approach using practical examples.

How will you benefit?

This course will help you to understand the main changes including the:

  • New 7 step approach
  • New severity, occurrence and detection tables
  • New action priority tables (AP)
  • The link between the cost of quality and FMEA and the financial impact FMEA has on performance
  • You’ll have the knowledge and skills to:

    • Recognize the new FMEA and the steps involved to apply the new 7 step approach
    • Identify the activities involved in the new 7 step approach including:
      • System analysis – Planning and preparation, structure analysis, and function analysis
      • Failure analysis and risk mitigation – Failure analysis, risk analysis, and optimization
      • Risk communication
      • Results documentation
      • Assign severity occurrence and detection rankings using the new tables
      • Prioritize actions using the action priority tables (AP)
      • Link COQ to FMEA activity
    • Participate as a team member in the development of the AIAG VDA FMEA 


  • Anyone wishing to understand the key changes associated with the new AIAG and VDA FMEA, IATF 16949 auditors, anyone interested in learning more about the new FMEA, and anyone involved in the implementation of IATF 16949.

    • Detailed course notes
    • On completion, you'll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate
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