Lightweight Professional (Basic Level)

Certification according to ISO 17024 | Non-accredited area

The Fraunhofer Personnel Certification Authority at Fraunhofer FIT certifies qualifications in the field of lightweight materials.

The certificate "Lightweight Professional (Basic Level)"certifies the ability of the graduates to 

  • identify and differentiate the different steps in the process to develop a product in order to critically assess the advantages and disadvantages of lightweight design for specific cases and different materials.
  • identify company key figures and components to develop products using a lightweight approach (designers, buyers, quality personnel …)

The certificate is aimed at employees in industry whose work involves planning the manufacture of lightweight products, and at employees in companies that want to start manufacturing lightweight products.

Passing the final examination results in the award of a certificate as "Lightweight Professional (Basic Level)".

The expert level certificate will be introduced in the future.

Exam dates

  • tba.

Registration and examination regulations


Please contact Ms. Bernards for information on registration.