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Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Level Specialist Duration 1 day
Available to book: In-house Request a quote

Prevention is always better than cure. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) was originally developed in the 1960's in the aerospace industry as a systematic method of identifying and investigating potential design or process weaknesses.

This training course is delivered in-house and covers the following areas:

  • Introduction - Purpose, Background & Benefits
  • Steps in Design FMEA
  • Project Planning
  • Design Intent, Failure Modes, Effects on Customer
  • Cause of Failure
  • Calculation of Risk Priority Number (RPN)
  • Design Verification
  • Overview of Process FMEA
  • Implementing FMEA
  • Where to apply
  • Common Mistakes 

How will you benefit?

  • FMEA is now widely used to evaluate and manage risk in both product and process design
  • Through the recognition and evaluation of potential areas of failure, an organization can identify preventative actions and therefore minimise the risk of system failure
  • You will learn about:

    • The purpose, background and benefits of FMEA
    • Steps in design FMEA
    • Project planning
    • Design intent, failure modes and effects on customer
    • Cause of failure
    • Calculation of Risk Priority Number (RPN)
    • Design verification
    • Overview of Process FMEA
    • Implementing FMEA
    • Where to apply FM
    • Those involved in the design or specification of products, processes or services
    • Those involved in business improvement or process improvement management
    • Managers wishing to understand the benefits of FMEA before company implementation
    • Team members involved in a support role 
    • You will gain 8 CPD points on completing the course
    • This course can only be delivered as in-company training, but can be delivered online
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