Automotive Homologation Basics Training Course

Online, Instructor-Led

Online, Instructor-Led

Course Description

Based on our long-standing practical experience in the field of homologation and global market access, we supply you with the necessary expertise regarding the basic process of the type approval procedure for road vehicles entering global markets, focusing on the main automotive markets such as Europe and the USA. You will gain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of the applicable rules and regulations, which are essential for vehicle approvals. The training is particularly suitable for manufacturers of vehicles or vehicle parts.

Course Benefits

By attending this course, you will:

  • Understand the principles of Homologation
  • Become familiar with the approval process for vehicles, systems and components
  • Understand different certification schemes - focusing on main automotive markets such as the USA (self-certification system) and Europe (3rd party system / authority approval)
  • Identify relevant standards and regulations
  • Understand conformity of production and product liability
  • Gain understanding of the importance of third-party testing and approval

We can also offer this training course on-site at your company location.

Course Agenda

Amongst others the training covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • What is homologation?
  • Self-certification versus witness testing/type approval
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) / US State requirements
  • European Union (EU)/Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) overview (technical services, documentation and initial assessments)
  • Other markets at a glance
  • Relevant industry standards within the Automotive industry


  • FAQ

    System requirements

    Supported browsers include:

    • Chrome
    • Safari
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox

    Additional requires include:

    • A high speed internet connection will provide best results.
    • An email address is required to register for courses.
    • Microsoft Media Player or equivalent is needed to play audio and video files.
    • Flash Player is used for content and interactive learning. If necessary download and install Flash Player to ensure proper operation of course content.

    What is included with the course?
    Each course will include access to e-learning content, quizzes, and proof of completion. Additional resources may also be included and this will vary by course.

    Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
    Certainly. The course allows the learner to take a break and return to it within the defined access period (typically 270 days).

    Are there any quizzes in the middle of the course?
    Our e-learning courses are designed to promote interaction between learner and content and often include quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help understand where successful learning has been achieved, and where opportunities for additional review exist.

    Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrollment?
    Refunds cannot be provided once a course is activated. Please be sure to review course information prior to activation.

    What happens if I don’t finish the course within the access period?
    The standard access period is 270 days to allow sufficient time to complete your course.

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