These are a few of the testimonials we have received from our clients:
"Glad to finish one of the most valuable training courses I've ever taken, it enhanced my knowledge on how to design and assess a software controlling a safety-related system, such that catastrophic situation can be avoided. Thank you, Metro Trains Melbourne for the opportunity and Hunter Austegard for a great experience and providing me with your valuable insight on some of the most complex topics in software safety, such as SIL rating, Fault Tree Analysis, Hazard Analysis,
Safety cases." - Metro Trains Melbourne attendee
"Thank you for a terrific FTA course. I really appreciate the additional materials that your class provided."
"The course was a great learning experience from which I benefited greatly. It was a privilege learning from you, not just because of your vast experience and knowledge but also due to your kindness and sincerity. I deeply appreciated your true life examples and experiences. Thank you very much for sharing your rich source of materials. I wish you all the best."
"Bragging about your class, loved it. My brain is full." - Leonardo DRS - Land Systems attendee
"It was great talking to you and learned heaps. It would be amazing to meet you and talk face to face."
“I had software safety training from Mr. Austegard before. He is one of the safety masters. I strongly recommend: Hunter...”
"Hunter is clearly knowledgeable about the subject matter across a variety of industries and is able to deliver the material in an approachable manner. I especially appreciated his willingness to answer practical questions and provide materials beyond the course description." - Essex Industries
"The class was excellent. We will definitely be interested in follow-on courses and will recommend you highly!" - BAE Systems attendee
"Really appreciated you taking the time to teach us an expedited version of your system safety course. I have been able to use that experience and it has had a real positive impact on one of our projects!" - WSP Rail & Transit attendee
"The 4-day System Safety course is a very well designed, detailed course that helped me gain insight into various aspects of system safety and reliability. It encompasses information and resources on system and software safety of different industries. The instructor Hunter Austegard is a very knowledgeable person who shared his lifetime experiences and practical insights giving examples and making the learning process more interactive. Attending the course, I learned different safety approaches, standards, safety assessment processes that are used worldwide. I would recommend this course to anyone working in system safety." - NORDAM Nacelle attendee
"I recently took your software safety course online with a colleague. It was very informative." - Raytheon attendee
"When I worked at my previous company, I had some friends who attended your training. They were very happy."
"Thank you so much for the course. We learnt a lot from you." - Singapore Armed Forces attendee
"I push all new safety hires to your training. ... "I try and guide all new safety types through at least one of your courses." ... "Myself and other General Dynamics have attended and benefited from your Software Safety Course". - General Dynamics C4 Systems attendee
"Hunter Austegard has great knowledge and experience" - TEI - TUSAŞ Engine Industries attendee
"Thank you for a very good training session" - BAE Systems attendee
"We appreciate so much the insight you provided." - NJ Transit
"The course was great and Hunter was excellent" - Canadian Space Agency attendee
"It was an amazing course and I have a lot of reading to do." - U.S. Army attendee
"I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Hunter is a highly qualified and excellent instructor." - U.S. Air Force attendee
"I wanted to reach out and thank you again for teaching me the course on Aviation System Safety. It was valuable to hear your insight in the system safety world and your experience with various customers in a variety of industries." - Astronics attendee
"The training was very informative. There were a lot of good conversations. Thanks for all the resources and information you sent throughout the week. Looking forward to working with you guys in the future and maybe having you come up here at some point to teach in person." - U.S. Army ARDEC attendee
"The course was very very good. We thank you for the pleasant week." – Avibras attendee
"I truly enjoyed the course and learned a lot. Thank you for sending all of the information. It will be used! I will do everything I can to get the boss to send our folks your way. I think everyone should get the opportunity to attend this course and any of the other courses you offer." - L3 attendee
"We attended your MIL-STD-882E system safety course and were very happy" - TAI attendee
"A lot of positive feedback about it" - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory course coordinator
"No wonder this webinar is full" - BAE Systems attendee
"Hunter is really the most knowledgeable person I've met regarding system and software safety" - Elbit Systems attendee
"Thank you for the webinar. We learned a great deal. Thank you also for all of the handout material."
"I learned a lot from the software safety course and appreciate the work you do" - NAVAIR attendee
"Your software safety course was the best I have ever attended" - TAI attendee
"We benefited immensely as a result of your MIL-STD-882E Webinar." - L3 attendee
"I enjoyed the class. I learned way more about Software Safety and FTAs than I ever thought about knowing." - Naval Surface Warfare Center attendee
"Excellent course. Everyone loved it" - Sikorsky Aircraft attendee
"Very good course and instructor both personally and professionally" - Telephonics attendee
"I am glad to have the skills you gave me." - Sikorsky Aircraft attendee
"Very insightful. Very practical - the course material can be put to use immediately." - Lockheed Martin attendee
"My people were thoroughly pleased with the experience." - NASA Johnson Space Center attendee
"I would like to thank you for all your time, effort, and energy that you put into to the Software Safety Course. I consider it to be one of the most valuable training courses I've ever taken. The course struck the proper balance between concept and practice, not an easy thing to do. Hunter demonstrated a level of knowledge and expertise that I did not think was possible regarding the subject of software safety. I especially appreciated your immediate attention in satisfying all of our individual and collective requests for additional information - you far surpassed any and all previously held expectations of any course in this respect! Finally, in addition to your professionalism, I also appreciated your kind demeanor." - White Sands Missile Range attendee
"Thanks for the excellent course." - BAE Systems attendee
"It was fun and informative, and always nice to find another friend in the fight against bad software safety practice." - General Atomics attendee
"Thanks for the great course. I learned a lot. In addition, I received a lot of information from you via e-mail, thanks again!" - Northrop Grumman attendee
"That course opened us many doors in the development of safety-critical software and systems. We have been quite successful in related business. So thank you again." - GMV attendee
"FYI ... you guys are the best ... that's why I recommend training with HCRQ"
"We regret not attending this course before now. It is already too late for one of our projects."
"Thank you again for a terrific training course." - Booz Allen Hamilton attendee
"We now realize that DOD has been consistently specifying the wrong hazard risk assessment matrix to us."
I greatly appreciated your two day session first for prepping us to meet with our European Potential Customers, and second for all the pointers to the wealth of safety management knowledge that will serve us well in aligning our controls to meet various regulatory requirements in the global market.
"I will HIGHLY recommend this to others." - Naval Surface Warfare Center attendee
"Hunter's teaching is pure wisdom. He's one of a few engineers with a mature, global and systemic view of engineering. I strongly recommend him, for all your system and software safety needs. He is the Yoda of software and system safety." - Daniel Dutil, Dutil & Michaud Enterprises Inc.
"One of the best, most practical courses I have ever taken. Very useful information, taught in a very good format. The instructor was great." - Sikorsky Aircraft attendee
"You should make a presentation at International System Safety Conference."
"Thank you for teaching a great course. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot that will be directly applicable to my upcoming project." - Raytheon attendee
"I want to extend my thanks for your well-organized and informative course. We are now much better prepared to handle all the safety-related issues on our project." - Lockheed Martin attendee
"I attended another software safety course recently. Yours is much better."
"Very useful class. Class interaction with instructor and instructor provision of real world experiences contributed to learning experience. Valuable information."
"An excellent, informative course. The instructor was first class." - CAE attendee
"Thanks for an excellent FTA class."
"A very informative and comprehensive course." - Westland Helicopter attendee
"The instructor was the best I have encountered in system safety."
"Extremely broad and thorough, yet the instructor provided many details during discussions. All of aviation and product safety should take this course."
"Very useful and comprehensive course notes and lectures. Great presentation overall."
"The course was top notch. The instructor thoroughly addressed each and every question we directed his way." - U.S. Army attendee
"One of the best, most practical courses I have ever taken. Very useful information taught in a very good format. The instructor is great."
"Last year we burned our training budget on someone else's course. It proved to be a waste of time and money. Your course is much better, more practical and we received an enormous amount of information." - DOD attendee
"Thanks so much for presenting your system safety training course. I very much enjoyed it and think that it was very much worthwhile. You are clearly experienced and knowledgeable and, moreover, you have an affable, encouraging, and accommodating manner."
"The instructor presented the material in a very concise manner and was extremely adept at modifying the course according to the level and/or knowledge of the participants. I cannot think of any way to improve the course. The instructor was very knowledgeable and was able to supply diverse examples to represent system safety tasks/definition."