ESPEC's Hobbs Engineering Educational Programs are designed to help expand knowledge of accelerated reliability testing (HALT).


These live online webinars are conducted throughout the year featuring industry leading experts on HALT, HASS, HASA, and related accelerated reliability topics.

Private webinars can be arranged as an economical and expeditious way of introducing the technology to your teams, while receiving information specific to your application.


The Hobbs Engineering team holds on-site and regional seminars, and presents at industry shows worldwide. Regional seminars are periodically conducted across the globe, usually in conjunction with partner labs, distributors or representatives. They can do In-House seminars in order to meet a companies specific needs.They are typically one or two days in length and provide an excellent opportunity to obtain first-hand information about HALT, HASS, and AccESS practices. Manufacturers can learn how to radically shorten new product development cycles and release a much more reliable product to market.

Web-based Education (WBE)

Our Web-based Education is a popular option for customers whose systems are geographically disbursed or who need to bring new hires up to speed fast. These self-paced online courses meet the same standards for content excellence and expert instruction offered by our Solutions Group. Free previews are available prior to commitment.

On-site Education

Many customers want to ensure the proper approach is taken when first implementing accelerated reliability and request instructor-led training for their product design, reliability and test engineering groups. The Hobbs Engineering team offers a wide array of training that can be customized to fit your specific situation.


Certified Training is valued as recognition of excellence in HALT/HASS/AccESS accelerated reliability testing. Earning certification demonstrates that recipients have been equipped with the advanced skills necessary to perform HALT, HASS, and AccESS for extending product reliability. Certification courses have been developed by expert engineers who have extensive experience in accelerated stress testing theory, principals, and practices.


The Hobbs Engineering team provides remote and in-house consulting to best fit a companies short term needs. Their consultants provide clients access to a deeper level of expertise in their field. They can make use of as much service or knowledge from the consultant as desired.

Hobbs Education Program Schedule

Below is a list of upcoming programs by Hobbs Engineering. Please click the link to learn more and register for the event.


Oct 23 2019

Webinar: Cooling Techniques for Electronic Equipment Overview by Steve Carlson (in 2 months)

Cooling Techniques for Electronic Equipment Overview by Steve Carlson Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:30-11:30 am Pacific time (California)  Cost $300 per person, group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your co-workers! Don’t wait until your electronic equipment over-heats or fails because of poor cooling. Find out if your […]


Oct 22 2019

Automotive Testing Expo, Novi, Michigan (in 2 months)

Automotive Testing Expo See the very latest technologies and services that are designed to ensure that the highest standards are met in terms of product quality, reliability, durability and safety. Exhibitor:  ESPEC Corporation Drop by and say hi! Stand #13045 Show Opening Times Tuesday, October 22 9am – 5pm Wednesday, October 23 9am – […]


Oct 09 2019

Webinar: Applying the HALT Method to Products Other Than Electronics by John Paschkewitz (in one month)

Applying the HALT Method to Products Other Than Electronics by John Paschkewitz Join us for a webinar on October 9, 2019 8:30 – 10:30 am Pacific time Cost $200 per person with group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your colleagues! HALT training and application has focused primarily on electronic products. But, […]


Sep 25 2019

Webinar: Understanding Shock & Vibration by Dr. Alec Feinberg (in one month)

Understanding Shock and Vibration by Dr. Alec Feinberg Join us for our next webinar!  September 25 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific time (California) Cost $350 per person, group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your colleagues! This 3.5-hour course, which costs $350, will start with the basics, defining such terms as […]


Sep 22 2019

Maximize Your Year-End Training Budget Right from Your Desk! (in one month)

As the latter half of the year is already upon us, year-end conversations are just around the corner and this may include final budget allocations.  Why not invest remaining monies in advancing you or your team’s skill set and knowledge with the added bonus of no travel expense and on-demand learning?  Hobbs Engineering has an extensive library […]


Sep 17 2019

Applied Reliability and Durability Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana (in 3 weeks)

Applied Reliability and Durability Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana  September 17-19, 2019


Sep 16 2019

American Automotive Summit, Detroit, MI (in 3 weeks)

The 2019 American Automotive Summit will be held from September 16–17, 2019 at the MGM Grand Hotel, Detroit Michigan


Sep 11 2019

Webinar: Physics of Failure Methods for Building Reliability Into Products by Dr. Abhijit Dasgupta (in about 3 weeks)

Physics of Failure for Building Reliability Into Products by Dr. Abhijit Dasgupta Join us for a webinar on September 11, 2019 at 8:30- 11:30 am Pacific time (California) Cost $300 per person, group discounts available!    Register here! Webinar Description: This 3-hr course, which costs $300, offers an introductory understanding of some of the key engineering […]


Sep 10 2019

The Battery Show, USA Novi, Michigan (in 2 weeks)

The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle and Technology Expo September 10-12 Suburban Collection Showplace  46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, Michigan 48374 Stop by and visit ESPEC North America’s Booth 2336 Expo: Tuesday–Wednesday, September 10–11: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12: 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Conference: Monday, September 9: 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Workshop) Tuesday, September 10: […]


Sep 01 2019

Hobbs Engineering is closed in observance of Labor Day (in one week)

We will be closed today in observance of Labor Day  Have a safe and relaxing holiday!  We hope you enjoy the time with family and friends! Your Reliability Training Team at Hobbs Engineering


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