ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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About the course

This course will introduce participants to modern maintenance management techniques and assist them in becoming leaders in the maintenance profession.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Gain an advanced and broad base of knowledge to use in all aspects of maintenance
  • Learn the basic methods for planning, scheduling, and controlling problems, priorities, projects and turnarounds and
  • Introduce the Reliability Centered Maintenance.
  • Gain practical ideas and create better relationships with peers, subordinates and
  • superiors

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • The Definition of maintenance
  • The evolution of maintenance
  • Policy and objectives
  • Maintenance policies and strategies
  • Types of Maintenance
  • The maintenance process
  • Maintenance audits
  • Benchmarking
  • Life cycle costing
  • The maintenance organization
  • Field engineering
  • Project engineering
  • Plant inspection
  • Spare parts
  • Spare parts categories
  • Selection of spares for Stock
  • Decision rule
  • Determining order quantity
  • Maintenance documentation
  • Computerized Maintenance management Systems (CMMS)
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Categories of maintenance expenditure
  • Recommended indices

Day 2

  • Planning and scheduling
  • The role of each maintenance stakeholder
  • Work types
  • Work request acceptance/rejection
  • Work order system
  • The planning process
  • Scheduling
  • Issuing work to technicians, operators and contractors
  • Backlog management

Day 3

  • Turnaround management
  • Turnaround planning
  • Planning concepts
  • Logic & constraints
  • Network diagrams
  • Logistics

Day 4

  • Introduction to RCM
  • Failures
  • The sources of defects
  • Consequences of failures
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • The RCM process
  • RCM task selection
  • Implementation

Day 5

  • Risk management
  • Maintenance quality
  • Health and safety aspects
  • Course Evaluation and Summary

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is designed for maintenance superintendents and supervisors, mechanical/ electrical/ civil engineers involved in plant maintenance, apprentice engineers, maintenance planners, shutdown managers and coordinators, and technical personnel.

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