ISO 26262 - Certified Internal Auditor

Certification Overview

ISO 26262 - Certified Internal Auditor

Exam Code: ISO-26262-CIA

Functional safety features form an integral part of each automotive product development phase, ranging from the specification, to design, implementation, integration, verification, validation, and production release. The standard ISO 26262 is an adaptation of the Functional Safety standard IEC 61508 for Automotive Electric/Electronic Systems. ISO 26262 is a multipart standard defining requirements and providing guidelines for achieving functional safety in E/E systems installed in road vehicles. The standard ISO 26262 is considered a best practice framework for achieving functional safety in road vehicles.

The ISO 26262 Functional Safety Standard is an international safety standard of electric and/or 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 obliged 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. Application of the mentioned standard lead to a correlating documented safety evidence of conformity.

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 40 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (28 out of 40 correct) to pass the exam.

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The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

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The ISO 26262 - Certified Internal Auditor Certificate is valid for life.

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ISO 26262 - Certified Internal Auditor Certification has no pre-requisites.

Course Outline

Module Information - 1

  • Functional Safety Management
  • System-Level and Hardware-Level Implementation
  • Plan, conduct and report an FSMS internal audit
  • Read and understand the ISO 26262 standard in the context of conducting an audit

Module Information - 2

  • Create an audit schedule for ISO 26262
  • Audit your company’s procedures against ISO 26262 requirements
  • Audit your company’s work products against your company’s procedures
  • Check that non-conformities have been followed-up

Module Information - 3

  • Management of functional safety
  • Supporting Processes
  • Safety Life Cycle
  • Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)

Target Audience

Jobs Involved in 

  • Functional safety
  • Electrics and electronics
  • Mechatronics
  • Research and (pre-)development
  • Engineering and design
  • Technology
  • Purchasing and procurement
  • Sales and marketing
  • After-market services
  • System integration and automotive technology
  • Application and system development
  • Quality
  • Legal and compliance

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