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ISO 26262 functional safety training is aimed primarily at employees of automotive OEMs and suppliers who, for example, are involved in the development of safety relevant systems.


27 May 2022


29 May 2022



ISO 26262 functional safety training is aimed primarily at employees of automotive OEMs and suppliers who, for example, are involved in the development of safety relevant systems.

This training is also useful for quality managers who wish to be qualified in this category. The training will be held in English.

Qualify as an Automotive Functional Safety Professional

A major requirement of ISO 26262 is that only qualified personnel may contribute to functional safety related projects. In this five day workshop, we will train you to understand and apply the requirements of the standard successfully, and to document the results according to ISO.

Upon successfully finishing this training and completing a two hour exam, you will be granted the Automotive Functional Safety Professional (AFSP) qualification in recognition of your in depth knowledge and experience regarding functional safety.

Experienced Trainers

SGS supports you in all matters relating to functional safety. As an accredited services provider, we assist in the areas of training, consultancy, safety analytics, testing and certification. The years of experience of our experts in the field of functional safety have been incorporated into our training program, which reflects all current developments in the field.


The ISO 26262 training course is modular. You can register for a single day or any combination of days. Please find the detailed training descriptions below:

Module K0: Personal qualification: Automotive Functional Safety Professional (AFSP)

  • Introduction to functional safety in automotive electronics development
  • Quick overview of ISO 26262 requirements
  • The current state-of-the-art in functional safety and its legal consequences

Module K2: Safety Management and Supporting Processes

The new ISO 26262 standard describes management of Functional Safety as the essential basis for the development of safety-relevant electronics in motor vehicles. In an illustrative way this training module demonstrates the aspects to be considered when introducing an FSM system and the tasks faced by both the responsible safety managers at the quality level and the safety managers at the project level.

Module K3: From Risk Analysis to Functional Safety Concept

The agenda for Functional Safety is already set during the course of the concept development at vehicle level. This module addresses vehicle manufacturers as well as suppliers who need to know how safety objectives are defined, and Functional Safety requirements are derived. The current interpretation of the standards is presented and discussed in practical exercises.

Module K4: Technical Safety Concept and System Design

This module addresses the technical safety concept and the design of a system and its sub-systems. In addition, issues relating to interface definition between the OEM and the supplier(s) are addressed. The module includes the application of safety analysis methods such as FTA in the design process. Understanding of the necessary activities is intensified in practical exercises.

Module K5: Safety Oriented Hardware

ISO 26262 defines a specific approach to hardware design and safety analysis. There are various options available to satisfy the requirements. The advantages and disadvantages of these options are discussed in this module. The practical exercises include performing an FMEDA, with step-by- step explanation.

Module K6: Safety Oriented Software

Beyond the demands of previously existing quality standards (SPiCE, CMMI etc.) ISO 26262 establishes further requirements focused on “Functional Safety." This training module presents the additional demands made on software development and their practical implementation in an illustrative manner.

Qualification & Certification

To complete the course, trainees must complete a written exam. This consists of both multiple-choice and essay-style questions. On successful completion of the exam trainees will be awarded the “Automotive Functional Safety Professional" personal qualification.


This training is relevant to personnel including:

  • Automotive related roles
  • Car lead mechanics
  • Safety professionals
  • Functional safety
  • Design engineers
  • QA/QC professionals
  • Safety experts
  • Hardware engineers
  • System architects
  • Safety team members

For more information, please contact:

Sukanya Mandal
Manager - Marketing & Strategic Planning
SGS India Private Limited
t: +91 (0) 7045780756