Introduction to Reliability Improvement

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About This Training Course

Assetivity offers this training course as an introduction to the principles and techniques required to achieve reliability improvements. Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The benefits improvements in reliability and maintainability bring to the business
  • Key reliability and maintainability concepts and principles
  • How each business area can contribute to reliability
  • The basic skills and techniques required to deliver reliability improvements


Who Should Attend

  • Senior maintenance personnel, including senior planners, maintenance supervisors and maintenance managers
  • Senior operating staff, including operations supervisors and managers
  • Engineering staff, including reliability and maintenance engineers
  • Project staff involved with specifying or acquiring equipment
  • Business improvement staff


Training Course Duration

1 Day



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


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates should (as a minimum) be able to:

  • Describe the contributions of reliability and maintainability to business success
  • Define reliability and maintainability
  • Identify appropriate techniques to apply to achieve reliability improvement across the asset life cycle



This course is not formally assessed, though participants undertake case studies and exercises to ensure their new knowledge transfers into practical skills and the confidence to apply them in the workplace.


Training Course Content

Reliability Concepts and Principles

  • Terminology
  • Asset Management
  • The reliability relationship
  • What causes failure?
  • The journey to operational excellence
  • The equipment reliability death spiral
  • The asset life cycle

Design and Reliability

  • Specifying reliability targets
  • Design for reliability
  • Design for maintainability
  • Reliability modelling

Operators and Reliability

  • Operational planning
  • Operator driven reliability
  • Operational excellence

Maintainers and Reliability

  • Root Cause Analysis/Defect Elimination
  • Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Planned Maintenance Optimisation
  • Maintenance quality

Suppliers and Reliability

  • Spare parts optimisation and holdings
  • Spare parts specification and procurement
  • Spare parts storage and maintenance

Reliability Measurement

  • Continuous improvement
  • Performance monitoring and feedback


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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