1. Learning Outcomes

    After completing the modules in this eLearning course, you will be able to:

    MODULE 01 - EU RoHS overview and requirements

    • Outline the intent and goals of the RoHS Directive No 2011/65/EU;
    • Differentiate how Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) differs from Directive 2002/95/EC (RoHS 1);
    • Identify substance restrictions and exemptions;
    • Explain the scope of products RoHS covers;
    • Describe how Directive 2011/65/EU implements CE marking and conformity requirements
    • Summarise obligations for manufacturers, distributors and importers

    MODULE 02 - Beyond the basics

    • Describe the scope clarifications and corrections (Directive 2017/2102
    • Demonstrate how to track and monitor exemption renewal and new exemption request applications
    • Outline current substances under review for possible restriction, the list of substances to be reviewed and aspects of the substance review methodology
    • Navigate article 24, the RoHS recast process and its status
    • Explain the place of RoHS among the EU substance restriction pantheon for products
    • Identify official sources of support from the European Commision

    MODULE 03 - Compliance with EU RoHS

    • Identify the required aspects of technical documentation as defined by Decision No 768/2008/EC and the RoHS Harmonised Standard
    • Explain why using the harmonised standard is preferable to using Module A of Decision No 786/2008/EC
    • Outline the four tasks involved in producing technical documentation for RoHS
    • Describe the required content for a formal EU Declaration of Conformity
    • Demonstrate control of series production