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Cost: £450

Duration: 1.00 days

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Course Overview: 


This Electric Vehicle Design for Product end of Life course is a one-day programme designed to  teach you how to assess and influence product end of life during the design phase. The boot camp will cover topics such as the importance of designing for product end of life and design strategies and decisions specifically for Electric Vehicle powertrain components. 

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.


Topics Covered: 

This course course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to sustainability and sustainable development     
  • Closed loop supply chains
  • The waste hierarchy
  • Extended producer responsibility legislation and its significance     
  • Design strategies aiding design for end of product life
  • Fuel cell design for end of life
  • Motor and generator design for end of life
  • Battery design for end of life
  • Power electronics design for end of life



?Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

This course teaches you to:

  • Describe why designing for end of life is important, and the different options for a product at the end of its first life
  • State the Legislation around the end of life for vehicles and batteries, its implications and the future landscape
  • Articulate sustainable design strategies and key product features     
  • Assess and critique key design decisions impacting end of life options available for key electric vehicle assemblies (fuel cells, motors and generators, batteries, and power electronics)

Pre-requisites: 

No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course; HSSMI will, however, recommend background reading for those who want to get a head start.


Why choose SMMT QMD: 

In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
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CPD Accreditation: 

The content of the following has been certified by the CPD Certification Service  as conforming to continuing professional development principles


Course Booking Details: 

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