ISO 26262 Certification & Examination


TÜV NORD ISO 26262 Training and Certification

North American 5-Day Functional Safety Certified Automotive Engineering (FSCAE) Training with Certification Exam

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Partnered with TÜV NORD | North American Training Partner

LHP and TÜV NORD have partnered to offer training and certification under TÜV NORD`s market-leading “Functional Safety Certified Automotive Engineer” (FSCAE) program.

LHP is the official North American training partner for TÜV NORD. LHP is currently only accepting US based trainees for our upcoming sessions. 

TÜV NORD is an internationally-recognized and certified organization with experienced professionals having many years of practical knowledge in functional safety and the relevant standards associated.


Functional Safety in the Automotive Industry

The ISO 26262 Functional Safety Standard is an international safety standard of electrical and electronic systems in production automobiles defined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). 

As defined by TÜV NORD, producers of safety-relevant technical systems in the automotive industry are obligated to develop their systems according to all technical and scientific aspects of functional safety.

ISO 26262 defines the requirements of functional safety for electrical and electronic systems. The application of this standard leads to a correlating documented safety evidence of conformity.


Day 1

Introductory Topics of ISO 26262 Management and Risk Analysis

  • Introduction to functional safety process
  • Overview of documentation requirements
  • Overview of management and technical activities throughout the safety lifecycle phases
  • Practical exercises demonstrating risk analysis
  • FSM and concept development

Days 2 & 3

System-Level and Hardware-Level Implementation of ISO 26262

System development, technical safety concepts, and hardware development. Evaluation of safety goals and hardware architecture using Failure Mode Effect and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA).

  • Technical concept design of a system and its elements
  • The topic addressed in relation to interface definition and second-tier suppliers
  • In-depth interaction of safety-oriented hardware development processes
  • Under the FMEDA methodology, the following are presented:
    • Required safety demonstration methods
    • Calculation of single-point fault metric and latent fault metric

Day 4

Software-Level Implementation of ISO 26262

ISO 26262 establishes further software-related requirements focused on functional safety. The workshop presents the additional demands including the relevant techniques and measures corresponding to the relevant ASIL made on software development and their practical implementation in an illustrative manner.

  • Briefing for all software-oriented personnel
  • Validation tools and applying COTS
  • Examples of architecture related to project and compiler considerations
  • Software development phases
  • Specific requirements for implementation and testing
  • Validation and documentation features per ISO 26262

Day 5 

Functional Safety Certified Automotive Engineer Exam (FSCAE)

  • Certification is valid for 3 years
  • Can be extended for 3 years by attending a follow-up workshop and passing a repeated exam

Online Training 

Earn your personal ISO 26262 certification online! Due to COVID-19, LHP will now offer the entire TÜV NORD FSCAE certification training online. 

Join us for live sessions through webinar-style delivery! Classes are delivered by expert-level certified ISO 26262 engineers. At LHP, our technical instructors also pose as our senior engineers who implement ISO 26262 for our customer base.  

Purchase 1 day or the full 5-day course. Sessions will be delivered in half-day increments.



2021 Training Dates + Locations 

Online: FSCAE Certification Course

NEW DATE! September 21-30:  1-5 Eastern (14 seats left)   Attendees will take exam in Pontiac, MI on December 3


Classroom:  FSCAE Certification Course

Location:  LHP Pontiac (MI) 2800 Centerpoint Parkway

August 23 - 27:  9-5 Eastern (14 seats left)

November 29 - December 3:  9-5 Eastern (25 seats left)

Location:  LHP Columbus (IN) 1888 Poshard

July 27-30:  9-5 Eastern (only 1 seat left!)


Classroom:  Re-certification FSCAE

Location:  LHP Pontiac (MI) 2800 Centerpoint Parkway

August 26 & 27:  9-5 Eastern

December 2 & 3:  9-5 Eastern




Course Pricing 

1-Day Training

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2-Day Training

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3-Day Training

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4-Day Training

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5-Day Training + Examination

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3-Year Recertification

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1 Day of Training + FSCAE Certification


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ISO 26262 Training + Exam Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions Regarding the ISO 26262 Training + Exam

  1. Do I have to buy my own ISO 26262 standard?
    • Online:  You do not need the standard.
    • Classroom:  Yes, if you are taking the exam,  you will need to buy a hardcopy of the standard.  Purchase at
  2. What do I need to bring to the exam?
    • Online:  Your exam will consist of a live video conference interview with a representative from TUV Nord.
    • Classroom:  An ink pen and your ISO 26262 standard.  LHP will provide a non-programmable calculator.
  3. What happens if I fail the initial exam, do I need to retake the training? 
    • No. You are allotted (1) free retake of the exam. 
    • If you ail a 2nd time, you will need to retake the training. 
  4. Will lunch be provided?
    • Online:  Nope
    • Classroom:  Yes!
  5. Does LHP only accept US based trainees?
    • Yes. We are the exclusive North American training partner for TÜV NORD and are authorized to deliver training on North American soil. 



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