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Introduction to Functional Safety and ISO 26262

Course description

ISO 26262 is a functional safety standard for the automotive industry. It is applicable throughout the complete lifecycle of all automotive electronic and electrical safety-related systems. The standard is followed by almost all of the OEMs and suppliers in the automotive industry. This course provides a briefintroduction to ISO 26262 which will give the student a good basis to read and understand the standard.


Basic knowledge of automotive industryand functional safety.

Course content

  • General overview of ISO 26262
  • ISO 26262 vocabulary (parts of Chapter 1)
  • Concept Phase of ISO 26262 (Chapter 3)
  • An exercise on hazard analysis.
  • An exercise on functional safety concept.


The course is held online as well as physically.


The price of the course is SEK 7500 per participant.

Course Completion

After completing the course, the student will have a general understanding of the functional safety standard ISO 26262. The gained knowledge will significantly facilitate the student to read and comprehend the remaining partsof the standard. Furthermore, the student will carry out a hazard analysis and derive a functional safety concept for a given example.

Estimated completion time: 1 day