Reliability Centred Maintenance

Maintenance and Power Engineering

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Duration: 1 Week

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Course Outline

5 days course

What is maintenance?


  • Why maintain?
  • Traditional maintenance methods.
  • Common current practices and trends.


What is Reliability Centred Maintenance?


  • Its history.
  • Its development.
  • Current usage.
  • Where can it be cost-effective?
  • How does it work?
  • Fundamental features.
  • Key criteria.
  • Maintenance options.
  • Key outcomes.

Making the business case and preparing the strategy


  • Identifying and quantifying current risks.
  • Identifying and quantifying current costs.
  • Motivating decision-makers.
  • Identifying and empowering those who have to deliver the results.
  • Educating / gaining buy-in from interested parties.



  • Identify business functions.
  • Prioritise functions.
  • Verify correct usage.
  • Identify failure modes.
  • Identify the results of failure.
  • Comprehend the failure process.
  • Specify the appropriate maintenance action(s).

Ongoing requirements


  • Monitoring.
  • Recording.
  • Analysis.
  • Continuous re-evaluation.

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