Introduction to Maintenance Management

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About This Training Course

Assetivity offers this training course as an introduction to the principles and techniques required in Maintenance Management. Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Key elements that make up an effective Maintenance Management System
  • The challenges associated with implementing, maintaining and improving this system

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those moving into Maintenance supervisory, planning and management roles who wish to obtain a high-level understanding of the key elements of a sound Maintenance Management system. Typical attendees include:

  • Maintenance Managers
  • Maintenance Supervisors, Superintendents and Engineers
  • Maintenance Planners, Schedulers and Controllers
  • Operations or Production Supervisors and Superintendents
  • Maintenance and Reliability Engineers
  • High potential maintenance technicians

Training Course Duration

1 Day


This course leverages off Assetivity’s extensive experience in Maintenance Management in a wide variety of industries, including mining, mineral processing, oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, transport and defence.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of maintenance policies and procedures to ensure alignment with business and operational needs
  • State the principles of sound maintenance work management
  • Understand techniques for managing maintenance performance
  • Describe key tools for maintenance and reliability analysis and improvement
  • Understand key principles underpinning sound Materials, Parts and Inventory Management


This course is not formally assessed, though it includes exercises and group discussion to reinforce learning and to give participants the confidence to apply knowledge in the workplace.

Course Content

An Overview of Maintenance Management

  • What is Maintenance?
  • Why do we do Maintenance?
  • Maintenance interfaces with other Organisational Functions
  • Maintenance Efficiency vs Maintenance Effectiveness
  • Key Maintenance Management and Improvement processes
  • Discussion

Maintenance Work Management

  • What is Maintenance Work Management?
  • A Typical Maintenance Work Management Framework
  • Identifying Work
  • Planning Work
  • Scheduling Work
  • Executing Work
  • Completing Work
  • Analysing Work History
  • Reflection

Computerised Maintenance Management Systems

  • The Role of a CMMS
  • Potential benefits of using a CMMS/EAM
  • Master Data Requirements
  • Challenges of ensuring good data

Materials, Parts and Inventory Management

  • Inventory Management
  • Parts Catalogue, Parts List and Bill of Materials
  • Discussion

Managing Performance

  • Why Measure Performance?
  • What are maintenance performance measures used for?
  • Typical Maintenance Performance measures
  • Importance of Data Quality
  • Analysing Performance Measures
  • The Performance Management Process
  • Reflection

Maintenance Improvement Tools

  • Lean Maintenance Tools
  • 5S
  • Visual Workplace
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Discussion

Reliability Improvement Tools Optimisation

  • Reliability Centred Maintenance and PM Optimisation
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Discussion

Training Course Cost

$850 (ex GST) per person.  

Early Bird Discount = $85.

Discounts apply for multiple attendees from the same organisation:


2-3 attendees = $765 per person

4+ attendees = $680 per person.


Training Registration

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