ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Operation Troubleshooting and Corrective Maintenance

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About the course

At the end of this course the participants will gain the knowledge about maintenance, computerized maintenance programs and maintenance planning basic concepts including maintenance background overview and the human factor in maintenance. Plus the information needed to set up a preventive maintenance program, identifying maintenance costs and economics in order to improve their maintenance planning system.

Course Objectives

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

  • Understand the overview of operation, troubleshooting and corrective maintenance
  • Learn the basic concepts of maintenance
  • Use proper systems used in preventive maintenance programs used in industry according to standards
  • Set-up a PM program and discuss the necessity, benefits and functions
  • Discuss maintenance planning and scheduling and maintenance economics and cost
  • Identify the difference between CMMS & EAM

Course Outline

Day 1

Basic Concepts

  • Maintenance Background Overview
  • Maintenance Engineering Objectives
  • Maintenance Terms and Definitions
  • Maintenance Management
  • The Duties of a Maintenance Department
  • Maintenance Philosophy
  • Maintenance Organization
  • Considerations in Using Outside Contractors
  • Human Aspects in Maintenance
  • Maintenance Leadership “ workshop”

Day 2

Setting Up a PM Program

  • Introduction
  • Scope of PM
  • Necessity of Applying PM Program
  • Comparison Between PM and CM
  • Benefits of Applying PM Program
  • Functions of PM
  • Major Steps of Setting-Up a PM Program
  • Training on PM Activities
  • Spare Parts Corrective Maintenance steps
  • Corrective Maintenance Downtown Components
  • How to reduce CM Time

Day 3

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

  • Maintenance Pyramids of Excellence
  • Maintenance work process
  • Maintenance Planning Horizons
  • Planning Process
  • Maintenance – material link
  • Pre-Job & Post Job Preparation
  • Standard Job Plan
  • Planner’s Role
  • Scheduling & Backlog Management
  • Best Practice
  • Planning & Scheduling Tools
  • Using Microsoft Project as planning tool “ workshop”

Day 4

Maintenance Economics & Cost

  • Types & reasons for Maintenance Cost
  • Maintenance budget & Types
  • Budget Preparation Approaches
  • Maintenance Cost Estimation
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Budget Considerations
  • Budget Summary
  • Critical Path Method “CPM” Workshop

Day 5

Computerized Maintenance System

  • Difference between CMMS & EAM
  • CMMS Capabilities & Objectives
  • CMMS Functions
  • CMMS Benefits
  • CMMS Constrains
  • CMMS Selection Steps
  • CMMS Selection Criteria
  • Package Demo “ Case Study”

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 intended for mechanical, maintenance and electrical, planning engineers, supervisors, mangers. Also the course is useful for workshop and warehouse staff.

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