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LONG 154 - Planning and Programming of Mechanical Maintenance (26 Weeks)

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Course Description

Make safety a number one priority when establishing maintenance procedures. Managers should ensure that employees always have proper equipment, ventilation and lighting, and that all equipment is code compliant. Having an effective mechanical maintenance program in place will assist in making your workplace safe and assure staff of steady, uninterrupted employment.

Note: "The minimum number of participants to conduct this course is 3 person"


Course Objectives

  • Creating awareness of planning methods and an integrated organizational approach
  • Learning the theories, methods and tools for better understanding of reliability and dependability
  • Understanding maintenance modeling and optimization
  • Understanding the replacement decisions
  • Learning how to develop optimum inspection intervals for individual equipment 
  • Ensuring a team approach in the planning and execution of plant shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Making technological design of facilities for maintenance

Who Should Attend?

  • Operations supervisors
  •  Maintenance, engineering and technical support staff 
  •  Leadership and management attend this workshop. Planners, maintenance supervisors, engineers


  • Introduction to maintenance planning 
  • Types of maintenance
  • Corrective maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Zero hours maintenance (overhaul)
  • Periodic maintenance
  • The challenges of maintenance planning
  • Introducing of maintenance system according to the technical condition
  • Elements of effective reliability management
  • Selection of technological capacity of the maintenance units
  • Equipment and component inventory
  • Internal transport system
  • Manufacturer’s literature
  • Maintenance models
  • Corrective model
  • Conditional model
  • Systematic model
  • High availability maintenance model
  • Records of maintenance performed
  • Technical resources
  • Spare parts inventory
  • Personnel training
  • Budgeting for maintenance
  • Estimating staff hours for various maintenance functions
  • Task analysis of preventive maintenance
  • Setting up reserve accounts for emergency maintenance
  • Scheduled equipment replacement
  • Maintenance reporting and record keeping
  • Life cycle planning for major equipment replacement
  • Subcontracted maintenance to a specialist
  • Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)