Certified Maintenance Planner - Virtual Learning

Course Objectives

Certified Maintenance Planner - Virtual Learning

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the latest concepts and techniques needed to effectively plan, schedule and control maintenance activities
  • Use project management techniques to manage major maintenance activities and shut downs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain the optimal stock levels of spare parts to ensure operational availability
  • Prepare the right maintenance KPIs to evaluate and improve the performance of critical maintenance processes in their department
  • Select capital budgeting techniques to evaluate maintenance capital expenditures
  • Relate and communicate with others to achieve the desired goals

Target Audience

Managers, supervisors and planners responsible for maintenance planning, scheduling and control activities.

Target Competencies

  • Maintenance theory and practice
  • Maintenance work processes
  • Project management
  • Planning and logistics theory and practice
  • Performance management
  • Financial evaluation
  • Influencing and communicating

Course Outline

  • Putting planning in context

    • The modern maintenance strategy
    • Maintenance as a business process
    • The business case for planning
    • The financial benefits case
      • The scope challenge
      • Optimising maintenance frequency
      • The value of improving maintenance efficiency
    • Benefits for operations
    • Benefits for the maintenance team
    • Safety performance improvement
    • The different levels of planning
    • The pitfalls of traditional planning processes
  • Role of the maintenance planner
    • Importance of maintenance and asset management
    • Objectives and types of maintenance
    • Evolution of the maintenance function
    • The planning process
    • Types of maintenance
    • Clarification of roles in maintenance
    • Defining the work order system
    • Setting priorities to work orders
    • Establishing a preventive maintenance program
    • Preventive maintenance risks
  • Planning major maintenance work and shutdowns
    • The unique challenge of shutdowns
    • A model of excellence of shutdown preparation
    • Scope of work and activities
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) requirements
    • Setting and using maintenance standards
    • Planning and scheduling constraints
    • The critical path method
    • Forward and backward scheduling
    • Manpower planning
    • Resource planning histograms
    • Planning the preparation and strategic work
  • Controlling maintenance work
    • Types of control and control documentation
    • The use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that count in maintenance
    • Sources of data for KPIs
    • Examples of maintenance KPIs
  • Driving maintenance performance
    • Drawing learning from recurring maintenance tasks
    • Refining maintenance policies
    • Learning from reviewing planned maintenance
    • Capturing learning from inspection work
    • Scope optimisation
    • The 3R’s process
    • Dealing with the productivity challenge
    • Labour utilisation and tool time
    • The driven DILO process
    • The importance of measuring productivity
    • Challenge planning – the next step?
    • The 5T’s
    • SMED analysis
  • Dealing with maintenance colleagues, management and users
    • The importance of communication skills
    • Possible communication barriers
    • Reasons we face conflict
    • Managing conflicts effectively
    • Styles in managing conflict

Per participant

USD 2,950

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