Why Choose this Training Course?

Nobody can undermine the significant impact of maintenance management and its related technology on the integrity of industrial plants. This COPEX online training course covers all aspects of maintenance systems, reliability engineering, and asset management analysis using a structured and systematic approach. It covers aspects related to maintenance in terms of its best practice and management. Furthermore, you will gain hands on experience on how to manage planned and existing assets, and learn from existing data about failures for prevention.

What are the Goals?

By attending this COPEX online training course delegates will be able to make a substantial, positive impact on the Maintenance Management best practices within their organization, more specifically:

  • Use Practical Steps and Processes to Manage the Maintenance Function
  • Identify Safety and Integrity Issues
  • Control Multiple Risks Using Limited Strategies
  • Learn from Previous Major Failures in Different Industries
  • Evaluate Maintenance Management During the Life Cycle of an Asset
Who is this Training Course for?

This COPEX online training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals who are involved in any aspect of Maintenance Management and who want to understand, implement and improve the latest Maintenance Management concepts, processes and ideas. For example:

  • Maintenance Managers
  • Maintenance & Reliability Engineers
  • Asset Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Technical Managers & Supervisors
  • Board Level Executives and Non-Executives
  • Consultants in Project, Asset, Maintenance and Risk Management
  • Maintenance Supervisors and Superintendents
  • Reliability Engineers
  • Safety and Integrity Professionals
Course Outline
Module 1: Maintenance Management Best Practices: Systems, Tools & Techniques
Day One: An Overview of Key Maintenance Work Processes
  • Introduction to Maintenance Management
  • Definitions of key terms
  • Types of Maintenance – Reactive, planned and improvement jobs, Preventive and Proactive
  • A comprehensive maintenance control system
  • Priorities when implement a systematic preventative maintenance program
  • Case Studies Learning from Failures
Day Two: Maintenance Performance Measures Systems & Human Factors
  • Developing Maintenance Key Performance Indicators
  • The Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • The Concept of ‘Ask Why 5 times!’
  • Teamwork and Continuous Improvement
  • Case Studies from Different Industries
Day Three: Key Terms and techniques in Reliability Systems and Maintenance Management
  • What is Reliability, Redundancy, Failure, Maintainability and Availability?
  • Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) & Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)
  • The Concept of the Bathtub Curve
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Day Four: Maintenance Management Systems
  • Computerized maintenance Management Systems
  • Selection of Appropriate Maintenance Strategy
  • The Decision-Making Grid (DMG)
  • Integration of TPM, RCM and CBM
  • Case Studies from Different Industries
  • The Concept of Benchmarking
Day Five: Maintenance Planning and Control
    • Project Management in Maintenance & Shutdowns
    • Phases of Projects
    • Project management tools for planning
    • The concept of critical path method (CPM)
    • Resource Allocation
    • Project Crashing
Module 2: Maintenance, Reliability and Asset Management Technology Best Practices
Day Six: Failure of Machines and Inspection Based Failure Analysis - Causes of Machinery Failure in Rotating Equipment
  • Cavitation in Pumps
  • Tripping of Turbines
  • Surging in Compressors
  • Wear Mechanisms: Fatigue, Fretting, and Corrosion
  • Fundamental Machine Problems: Balance Problems, Alignment Problems, Machinery Mounting Problems
  • Fundamentals of Maintenance and Asset Management
Day Seven: Failure Analysis and Reliability
  • Elementary Statistics and Standards
  • Reliability Models
  • Learning from Major Failures Case Studies in Process Industries
  • Learning from Major Failures Case Studies in Oil and Gas Industries
  • Root Cause Analysis and Extractions of Specific and Generic Lessons
  • Reflection on Why Systems Fail
Day Eight: Statistical Failure Analysis and Reliability
  • Further Reliability Definitions and Standards
  • Examples of the Planning Process
  • Hazard Function and Bath Tub Curve
  • Weibull Analysis
  • Case Studies from Rotating Equipment
  • Case Studies of Major Failures in other Industries
Day Nine: Condition Based Maintenance
  • General Purpose CBM
  • The P-F Curve
  • Principles of Vibration Monitoring
  • Thermal Monitoring
  • Acoustic Emission
  • Lubricant Monitoring
Day Ten: Decision Analysis in Asset Management
  • Main Criticism of Existing Management of Computerised Maintenance Systems
  • The Asset Management Framework
  • The Decision-Making Grid Approaches
  • Selection of Appropriate Maintenance Strategies
  • Integration of RCM, TPM and CBM Approache
The Certificate
  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course
Certificate in Maintenance Management & Technology
  • Duration:10 days
  • Format:Online
  • Language: English
  • Certificate:Yes
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