• 21st March 2023
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 30th May 2023
    10:45 pm - 11:45 pm
  • 18th July 2023
    10:45 pm - 11:45 pm
  • 12th September 2023
    3:55 pm - 4:55 pm
  • 14th November 2023
    3:55 pm - 4:55 pm

Design for Reliability is a process that encompasses tools and procedures to ensure that a product meets its reliability requirements, under its use environment, for the duration of its lifetime. Design for Reliability is implemented in the design stage of a product to proactively improve product reliability, by seeking to minimise weaknesses in design.

This 1-day course covers the fundamentals of the Design for Reliability process, with the following aims:

    • Introduce Reliability Engineering principles (objectives, terminology, definitions).
    • Describe the elements of a Design for Reliability process and how they work together.
    • Provide awareness of typical Reliability Engineering tools that help identify, monitor and manage risks.
    • Demonstrate how reliability can be quantified.

Concepts and terminology are first introduced. The types of activities that can help achieve more reliable products and processes, along with some of the various tools that can support these activities, are then discussed.

This course is not intended to provide specific training on tools or techniques. If these are of interest, please review our other Standard Courses or contact us to discuss bespoke training options.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed for those working in Engineering Design, who would like an introduction to the subject of Reliability Engineering.


The course does not assume any prior knowledge on the subject of Reliability Engineering.


This online course is split into 3 sessions, 2 hours each.

Course Fee

From £525, including lunch and refreshments.

Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Online Schedule

Please contact us for dates.

Classroom Training Option

classroom-based course is also available at one of our venues if preferred to virtual training.

Venue Details

Registration / Further Information

We can also run this course on a date of your choosing or as a bespoke course. Please let us know if you are interested in this option.

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Details on how to join the webinar will be emailed to you once registered.

Course Topics Include:

  • Introduction
    • Terminology
    • Definitions
    • Importance of Reliability
  • Identifying Risks
    • How risk is assessed
    • Categories of hazards
    • Proactively Identifying Failure Modes
  • Quantifying Reliability
    • Collecting and displaying data
    • Reliability Metrics
    • Failure Rate and MTBF Calculations
    • Non-constant Failure Rates
  • Achieving and Monitoring Reliability
    • Factors that lead to reliable and maintainable designs
    • Reliability Engineering Tools
    • Learning from failures

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