Routine Maintenance Optimization

E-learning This course can be adapted to virtual classroom mode

Who should attend?

  • This course provides in-depth knowledge related to the organization, monitoring and optimization of routine maintenance.
Public :
  • Staff involved in management and work coordination: maintenance, operation and support department.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content


      • Types of maintenance: preventive, corrective, condition based, predictive.
      • Optimized maintenance policy requirement: budget, technical and safety goals.
      • Maintenance costs optimization: failure global costs, inefficiency costs.
      • Equipment reliability management: criticality assessment, performance monitoring and control, reliability indicators (MTBF, MTTR, etc.).
      • From notification to work completion: request, notification, emergency, preparation, planning, material, job safety analysis.
      • Cost estimate and control. Work acceptance criteria.
      • Team responsibility: maintenance, operation, safety.
      • Applications and exercises.
      • Work planning: tasks sequencing, procedures and work scheduling.
      • Resources optimization.
      • How to supervise and control works on site.

      • Purpose, efficiency conditions. How to select, supervise and control contractors.
      • Work specifications: main chapters. Different types of contracts. Bidding.
      • Safety and quality management. Contractor selection, audits, partnerships. Key performance indicators. Upgrading plans.
      • From failure management to equipment management: maintenance improvements.

      • Occupational health and safety.
      • Risks dealing with hot works, lifting, works at heights, scaffoldings, electrical, piping, high pressure cleaning, work in confined spaces.
      • Lock-out tag-out procedures.
      • Job safety analysis. Prevention plans and work permits: regulation, education, constraints. Responsibility of the personnel.
      • Personal protective equipment.
      • Quality control plan: audit, quality audits, contractor management.
      • Progress monitoring: physical progress, indicators (KPI’s), schedule and critical path. Statements and checks on site.
      • Work acceptance: use of checklists, punch lists, interfaces management with production and inspection department.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • perform detailed preparation work,
  • identify the various roles and responsibilities involved,
  • control all aspects of routine maintenance.

Ways & Means

  • Sharing of participants’ best practices.
  • Many practical exercises.
  • Applications and case studies dealing with routine maintenance optimization.
To French entities : IFP Training is QUALIOPI certified ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding.
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