FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)


This workshop will educate the student on Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).  FMEA is an analysis methodology that systematically identifies product and process risks and evaluates them according to customer importance, probability of occurrence and detection capability.  This technique can be applied to products or processes.

Who should attend?

Any staff engaged in performing FMEA or process/product analysis.

Course Objectives

Students will be provided with a structured understanding of FMEA and the methods for conducting one.  Practical work will be included using the organisations own product or processes for review.  The workshop will result in a specific plan of improvement that can be used to enhance process/product performance and reduce associated risks.

Course Duration

2 Days.

Course Pre-requisites


Course Content

FMEA Overview

FMEA Methodology

  • Team membership
  • The link between Design and Process FMEA
  • What is Risk?
  • Risk Priority Number (RPN) and its use
  • RPN reduction

Managing FMEAs (and Control Plans)