RCM Training Courses

RCM101 - An Introduction to Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

 

Course Duration: 1 Day

Course Overview:

RCM 101 is your introduction to the powerful RCM methodology, and provides an ideal starting point if you plan to participate in RCM studies. In the course, you will use instructor-led scenarios as a fast-tracked method of learning how to interact with the RCM process.

Course Key Learning:

  • The history and purpose of RCM, and how it is applied today in industry
  • How to interact with actual failure data and model the failure mode using basic curve fit methods
  • How to prepare a maintenance strategy and select whether preventative or predictive maintenance is most effective to mitigate failure risks

Course Modules:

  • What is RCM?
  • What are the 7 questions of RCM?
  • Identification of failure modes
  • Failure data & the 6 curves
  • Assessing cost of failure
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Choosing the optimal task Packaging tasks

Who should attend?

  • RCM team members
  • Reliability engineers
  • Project engineers
  • Maintenance analysts
  • Maintenance superintendents
  • Design engineers
  • Plant Performance engineers

Industries that will benefit:

  • Steel
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Automotive
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RCM201 - An Introduction to Maintenance Strategy Development

 

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview:

This course delivers everything you need to create and implement optimal maintenance plans that deliver excellent asset performance at low cost. You will learn how to compare, analyse and select the best maintenance plan strategy; produce work instructions; CMMS load sheets; and ensure delivery of business performance goals and successful outcomes by quantifying business benefit and risk.

 

Course Key Learning:

  • Learn how to compare, analyse and test your maintenance plans to ensure you are implementing the most optimal strategy to deliver higher reliability at lowest cost
  • Leverage powerful reliability software to optimise your plans in a simulated environment
  • Deliver successful outcomes and meet business objectives through quantifying and calculating business benefits and risk reduction

Course Modules:

  • Using Weibull Analysis to select a maintenance strategy
  • System Boundaries, Function Analysis - Functional Failure analysis
  • Inspections, Predictive Maintenance choices, Preventative Choices
  • Selecting the best maintenance strategy - Basic Planning choices
  • Optimising Individual Maintenance Tasks 
  • Grouping Tasks into Logical routes and reasonable CMMS packages
  • CMMS Load sheets - what they are - how to map data into the CMMS Database
  • Generating Work Instruction Documents - Defining exactly "how" to do the job
  • Calculating the Business benefit and risk reduction benefit your maintenance plan provides
  • ​Business case evaluation

 

Who should attend?

  • RCM team members
  • Reliability engineers
  • Project engineers
  • Maintenance analysts
  • Maintenance superintendents
  • Design engineers
  • Plant Performance engineers

Industries that will benefit:

  • Steel
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Automotive
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RCM301 - Advanced RCMCost™

 

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview:

This advanced course will teach you how to deal with a variety of RCM study scenarios. Using real-world RCM studies, you will learn how to adapt RCMCost™ for various RCM project boundary situations. In the hands-on 2 day course, you will become proficient at using RCMCost™.

Course Key Learning:

  • How to perform RCM analysis
  • How to produce a packaged and optimised, error-checked and formatted set of maintenance tasks
  • Advanced real examples to produce ERP/CMMS load sheets, load tables, and work instruction documents.
  • Methods for testing data and model quality 

Course Modules:

  • Advanced modeling scenarios
  • SAE JA 1011 key points
  • Building and using reference libraries
  • Maintenance templates
  • Controlling data quality
  • Managing version controls
  • Advanced configuration options
  • Special modeling methods
  • Advanced load sheet production
  • Advanced work instruction generation
  • Producing the ISO 550000 Asset Management Plan (AMP)

Who should attend?

  • RCM Team Members
  • Reliability Engineers
  • Maintenance Analysts
  • Maintenance Superintendents
  • Design Engineers
  • Plant Performance Engineers
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Graduate Reliability Engineers

Industries that will benefit:

  • Steel
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Automotive
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RCM401 - Facilitating RCM Studies

 

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview:
This course will teach you how to facilitate RCM analyses and studies, equipping you with all the essential skills for successful RCM facilitation. The course uses RCMCost™ and the AWB Portal (SAP or Maximo) software. Packed with practice exercises, you will become adept at steering the facilitation process.

Course Key Learning:

  • Roles and processes involved in facilitation, using instructor-led samples and RCMCost examples
  • The data collection process, scoping study boundaries and purpose
  • Methods to properly facilitate a FMECA session using the 7 questions of RCM
  • Facilitating the maintenance selection and maintenance packaging sub-processes of RCM
  • Methods to validate the resultant plan, perform QA and work with various CMMS systems 

Course Modules:

  • Preparation for RCM - terms of reference
  • Planning for RCM studies
  • Defining the RCM study scope, boundary, and operating context
  • Performing RCM FMECA using a RCM logic tree compliant with SAE JA1011
  • Facilitating maintenance task selections
  • Validating the plan results
  • Working with your CMMS
  • Interacting with a technical writer
  • Updating the analysis

Who should attend?

  • RCM Team Members
  • Reliability Engineers
  • Maintenance Analysts
  • Maintenance Superintendents
  • Design Engineers
  • Plant Performance Engineers
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Graduate Reliability Engineers

Industries that will benefit:

  • Steel
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Automotive
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RCM501 - The RCM living Program

 

Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview:

This course will show you how to operate the RCM Living Program. The hands-on 2 day course uses RCMCost and Weibull. It also uses simulated real world performance data to walk through the Failure Reporting process and prepare a next generation maintenance strategy.

Course Key Learning:

  • Failure Reporting from your CMMS system while using the most advanced integrated software available
  • How to capture quality failure data using data integrity controls
  • Using less than perfect data to identify changes and implement next generation maintenance strategies to effectively suppress failure modes (Note: this onsite course uses current failure data and ERP system where possible) 

Course Modules:

  • Collecting data - manual & ERP portal connections
  • Cleansing failure data and producing highly correlated failure models
  • Advanced curve fitting of failure data
  • Updating original RCM study failure assumptions
  • Re-optimization and next generation maintenance strategy production
  • Identification of changes
  • Implementing changes
  • Quantifying the benefit of each change

Who should attend?

  • RCM Team Members
  • Reliability Engineers
  • Maintenance Analysts
  • Maintenance Superintendents
  • Design Engineers
  • Plant Performance Engineers
  • Maintenance Planners
  • Graduate Reliability Engineers

Industries that will benefit:

  • Steel
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Food and Beverage
  • Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Automotive
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