FMEA Online Training Course Catalog



Online FMEA Training Master Course

Intended Audience

Design engineers, product managers, marketing and customer service personnel.

Time To Complete

6 hours (0.6 CEUs)

About the Course

AIAG-VDA Design-FMEAs (DFMEA) online training provides step-by-step instructions on how to conduct Design FMEAs using the 2019 AIAG-VDA methodology. Learners completing this training will be able to effectively participate on a DFMEA team and make immediate contributions to quality and productivity improvement efforts. This training is specifically focused on Design FMEAs. It follows FMEA guidelines provided in the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook, 1st Edition.

This training is for people who will participate on FMEA teams.

This Training Enables Learners To…

  • Explain the purpose of conducting a DFMEA.
  • Explain the methodology of the AIAG-VDA DFMEA process.
  • Use the 5 T’s to plan and prepare for a DFMEA study.
  • Work though each step of the 7 steps for conducting a DFMEA.
  • Use the DFMEA Analysis Worksheet to document the results of the study.
  • Customize the Severity, Occurrence and Detection Ranking Scales.
  • Use the results of a DFMEA to trigger continuous improvement.

Course Outline

AIAG-VDA Design-FMEAs Training

  • Lesson 1 | Why Conduct DFMEAs
  • Lesson 2 | Brief History of FMEAs
  • Lesson 3 | Overview of the DFMEA Process
  • Lesson 4 | System Analysis (Steps 1, 2 & 3)
  • Lesson 5 | Failure Analysis and Risk Mitigation (Steps 4, 5 & 6)
  • Lesson 6 | Communication (Step 7)
  • Lesson 7 |Introduction to FMEAs for Monitoring & System Response (FMEA-MSR)
  • Lesson 8 | Helpful Tips