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Optimizing Equipment and Facilities Maintenance Programs

14 Professional Development Hours

After participating in the seminar, you will be able to:

  • familiarize yourself with the components of good maintenance practices that can produce the required reliability in the most cost effective manner
  • appreciate how an existing maintenance activities can be both improved and acceptable
  • understand the techniques and benefits for good, efficient maintenance planning
  • recognize the need for, and the interpretation of, maintenance measures
  • become conversant with techniques for maintenance budgeting and effective reporting

Poor maintenance programs and activities often lead to lost production and spiralling upward costs resulting from escalating equipment unreliability. Conversely, an effective maintenance program can be the target of budget cuts since the benefits of the existing expenditures occasionally go unrecognized by those outside the maintenance organization. Ideally, therefore, a good maintenance program should provide the required reliability at minimum cost. Further, the validity of the program should be continuously acknowledged by management.

This course will present the ingredients of an effective, cost efficient maintenance program together with continuous improvement aspects. It will also show not only how to validate the cost of the program but will also show how to justify to management any additional funding that may be necessary. During the course there will be several exercises designed to provide a practical explanation of some of the material presented.

Course Outline:

  • Maintenance Philosophy and Strategy
  • Effective Maintenance Practices
  • Maintenance Staffing
  • Efficiently Applying Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Workshop
  • Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
  • General Maintenance Information
  • Monitoring and Reporting Maintenance Activities
  • Effectively Managing Maintenance Work

Who Should Attend
Staff Involved Maintenance of Equipment and Facilities Including Plant Engineers • Supervisors and Managers • Maintenance Engineers • Supervisors and Managers • Maintenance Planners • Property/Facility Managers Who Are Responsible For Ensuring That Equipment and Facilities Operate in an Economic and Reliable Fashion • Consulting Engineers • Design Engineers • Industrial Engineers • Production and Managers

Course Rating
4.5 out of 5

Overall rating of this course by its previous attendees!


This course is currently scheduled on the following date. Click to learn even more details about this offering.

Online, 2/1/2023


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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