Maintenance Planning and Scheduling is a three-day course which defines the core principles of maintenance management, such as
failure behaviour and maintenance tactics and tasks.
Delegates learn how to determine planned maintenance requirements. Thereafter, they will learn to scope a job to
determine the requirements and convert it into a comprehensive maintenance
Delegates will also learn how to develop systems to
manage different types of maintenance tasks and their documentation and ensure
that equipment history is available.
Long term and short term manpower planning is
covered, as is prioritizing and scheduling the work to be done.
This is followed by shutdown planning and the
course ends with defining the roles of the maintenance planner and other role
players in the planning of maintenance.
What maintenance actually is and why it is
becoming so important
What we mean by failure, what causes early life
failure and the different patterns for end of life failure
Definition of potential and functional failure
and how they can be used for planned maintenance
Using the RCM decision tree
Tactics and tasks
Determining the optimum maintenance tactics and
Using an FMEA to develop preventive and
predictive maintenance tasks
Scoping the maintenance task
Determining all the resources required to carry
out the task and estimating the cost
Calculating the long-term capacity requirements
and determining the short-term manpower capacity available
Determining the priority of jobs and scheduling
with the available manpower capacity
Work and document management system
Defining maintenance tasks and the documentation
to communicate these and the optimum flow of information and developing a
Whether the shutdown is planned for a few hours
or a few weeks, effective planning can save us substantial time and money
Planning and scheduling roles
What are the roles of the different parties
involved and what should a maintenance planner’s job description look like?
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