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Introduction to Industrial Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

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  • Duration/Frequency:

    8 hour / 1 Day
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
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Course Objective

The objective of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), a step-by-step approach for identifying all possible failures in a design, a manufacturing process, an equipment, or even a service.

The objective of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), a step-by-step approach for identifying all possible failures in a design, a manufacturing process, an equipment, or even a service. Participants will also have the opportunity to work on real-life case studies where they will learn how to create a proper risk assessment, prioritise the different critical levels of risk, and trigger necessary mitigation actions.

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Apply FMEA methodology for identifying risks in their business environment 
• Systematically prioritise the risks by understanding their potential effects and assigned team for actions to mitigate them
• Properly document and constantly review them due to situation changes and new learning
• Demonstrate on how to do things right the first time to prevent impact on businesses and customers

Topics to be covered

• Describe FMEA
• Historical background on FMEA 
• Types of FMEA
• Application of FMEA in real life and in businesses
• Rating of Severity, Occurrences and Detection of failure modes
• Group exercise on FMEA
• Interpret the relationship between severity, occurrence and detectability
• Common challenges using FMEA
• Case studies on FMEA for semiconductors & electronics industry
• Group Exercise on identification of FMEA in workplaces
• Improvements in the FMEA application

Minimum Requirements


Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Technician, Associate Engineer/Assistant Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Maintenance Engineer

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $300.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $270.00 $8.10 $38.10
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $210.00 $8.10 $98.10
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $210.00 $8.10 $98.10
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $270.00 $8.10 $38.10
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $27.00 $327.00

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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