Maintenance management

World class maintenance (v)

Apply the best approaches, tools and techniques to ensure assets are reliable and perform well.

12 hours

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£1,215.00 £1,093.50 Plus vat


Apply the best approaches, tools and techniques to ensure assets are reliable and perform well.

This course aims to provide a thorough understanding of machinery and equipment reliability issues and how to achieve and sustain world class levels of reliability and performance whilst optimising maintenance expenditure through the application of best practice maintenance approaches, tools and techniques.

All of the structures and processes required to establish and sustain a truly world class maintenance system will be discussed.

The course explores the different maintenance strategies that could be employed along with the latest approaches, tools and techniques and the practical steps needed to achieve world class levels of performance.

Practical examples, guidelines and checklists will be provided as part of the course documentation

Delivery format

Delivered using virtual classroom technology, each of the three 4-hour virtual classrooms (VC) will focus on different topics:

  • VC 1
    Introduction and maintenance basics
    Understanding and measuring machinery reliability
    Maintenance approaches, tools and techniques
  • VC 2
    Failure analysis and continuous improvement
    Developing maintenance plans
  • VC 3
    Providing spare parts and materials
    Organising for maintenance
    Achieving and sustaining world class maintenance
    Course summary and assessment of learning

Who should attend?

Engineering, asset, maintenance and reliability managers and aspiring managers working within or supporting manufacturing, industrial, utilities or commercial sectors with responsibility for the application and improvement of maintenance plans and procedures.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the main issues regarding asset reliability and how maintenance should address these
  • Develop a robust maintenance strategy for your organisation which will incorporate all of the necessary requirements for best practice
  • Identify the structures and processes necessary for your organisation to implement and support world class levels of maintenance
  • Recognise and address the organisational and cultural issues associated with the introduction, implementation and sustainment of world class maintenance practices
  • Lead and inspire your team to embrace and apply maintenance best practice to meet your organisational goals
  • Develop and use performance management through the application of relevant metrics and KPIs for maintenance and reliability
Contributes 12 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Machinery and equipment reliability, definitions, measures and steps required to address reliability issues
  • The different maintenance strategies, approaches, tools and techniques available, their strengths and weaknesses and areas of application
  • Root cause failure analysis and the continuous improvement of maintenance plans and maintenance performance
  • How to review and assess maintenance plans and procedures using risk based maintenance techniques including FMECA and REM.
  • Establishing asset importance and priorities using criticality assessment approaches
  • The management of maintenance work of all types, planning and scheduling to deliver the work load with the effective use of resources
  • Spares and materials management approaches and how to establish relevant spare parts inventory and levels
  • The structures and processes needed to support world class maintenance and how their effectiveness can be measured and continuously applied
  • The development of a pro-active maintenance culture through training, development and change management

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B, C and E

  1. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  2. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach World class maintenance (v).

  • Matthew Laskaj

    Matthew Laskaj

    Matthew is the Chair for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Scottish Region and director of a successful engineering and training consultancy. With more than 25 years experience in a variety of countries worldwide, he has worked in a range of industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, refining, offshore oil and gas and renewable energy.

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    12 hours
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  • UK-Spec:
    B, C, E

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Available dates for World class maintenance (v)

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14 Mar 2022 08:00 - 20:00 This course has 3 virtual sessions of 4 hours each: 14, 15 & 16 March 2022 at 09:00 - 14:00 GMT (includes breaks)
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