SE-ZERT® Level C Training

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Systems Engineering application competence and preparation to become a "Certified Systems Engineer"

Training objectives

You will understand the approaches and methods of Systems Engineering and be able to apply them in moderately complex tasks. This course prepares you for the Certified Systems Engineer (GfSE)® Level C exam and provides comprehensive* training:

  • In-depth knowledge of Systems Engineering and Systems Engineering Management
  • Knowing, understand and apply domain specific language
  • Understand domain specific methods and procedures to gain knowledge
  • Ability to participate on the task of a Systems Engineer in a project or subproject and take the corresponding technical responsibility.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary SE-team.

Our trainers are experienced consultants in industry and the automotive sector. We know the challenges and opportunities of applying Systems Engineering in your environment and address them in a targeted manner!

*in accordance with SE-ZERT®

Level C

Structure of the training course

  • Virtual, part-time format, participation is possible from anywhere
  • 12 training days divided into four modules of three days each - with a focus on the following topics:
Module 1 – Virtual
  • Introduction and basics
  • Requirements management
Module 2 – Virtual
  • Architectural design
  • Drafting
  • Verification & Validation
  • Project Management
Module 3 – Virtual
  • Roles in SE
  • Agile Systems Engineering
  • Decision management
Module 4 – Virtual
  • Soft Skills
  • Exam preparation
  • Exercises and Q&A

Admission requirements according to SE-ZERT®

Foreman or technician according to German standards: 5 years of which minimum 1 year allocated to the functional areas (minimum 3 areas)
Bachelor Degree: 2 years of which minimum 1 year allocated to the functional areas (minimum 3 areas)
Master Degree, Dipl. Ing. FH, Dipl. Ing. 1 year allocated to the functional areas (minimum 3 areas)

Anyone who has the above experience, qualification, and has attended a Curriculum Level C training by an approved training provider with a confirmation of 80% attendance will be admitted to the exam.

Dates in 2024/25

Please let us know your preferred dates in your request.
Dates in 2024
  • Module 1:  Sept. 10 - 12
  • Module 2:  Sept. 30 - Oct. 2
  • Module 3:  Nov. 5 - 7
  • Module 4:  Dec. 3 - 5
Dates in Spring 2025, Cologne
  • Module 1: Jan. 14 -16
  • Module 2: Feb. 11-13
  • Module 3: March 11-13
  • Module 4: March 1 - 3
Dates in Fall 2025, Cologne
  • Module 1: Sept. 16 -18 
  • Module 2: Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 
  • Module 3: Nov. 4 - 6 
  • Module 4: Nov. 25 - 27 

Your team of trainers for SE-ZERT© Training Level C

Dr.-Ing. Daniel Steffen

Partner, Head of R&D & Systems Engineering

Paderborn, Germany
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Dr.-Ing. Michael Franzkowiak

Senior Manager

Paderborn, Germany
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Dr.-Ing. Tobias Wigger

Senior Manager

Cologne, Germany
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Anna Lena Wortmann


Paderborn, Germany
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