Automotive SPICE® PAM 3.1 vs PAM 4.0 - Analysis of Changes

Course Duration: 2 Days

This two-day course is provided for those individuals who are well versed with Automotive SPICE®v3.1 and would like to gain an overview and understanding of the changes in v4.0.

This course goes through every aspect of Automotive SPICE®v4.0 and highlights the differences from v3.1. It provides an overview of key differences and further highlights the differences in each BP/GP.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the main concepts of Automotive SPICE® v4.0 and changes from Automotive SPICE®v3.1, including the rationale for those changes
  • Understand the differences between Automotive SPICE®v3.1 and v4.0

Course Outline

Day One

  • Overview of Key Changes
  • Key Differences in Management Processes
  • Key Differences in Support Processes

Breakout Exercise

  • Impact on Assessment in Management and Support Processes

Day Two

  • Key Differences in System Processes (SYS)
  • Key Differences in Software Processes (SWE)
  • Key Differences in Capability Levels (CL1 – CL3)

Breakout Exercise

  • Impact on Assessment in System and Software Processes

Who Should Attend

The course has been designed for those involved in the design, development and production of electrical and electronic-based vehicles products – including the systems and software engineers – and managers that have an existing understanding of Automotive SPICE®v3.1.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a course manual.

Note: Omnex does not provide copies of standard(s) during training courses, but clients are encouraged to have their own copy.


  • Previous experience in the implementation of Automotive SPICE®v3.1 is required.
  • Previous training in a basic Automotive SPICE®v3.1 or Automotive SPICE® Assessor course is recommended but not required.

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