Learning Objectives

  • To get the entire team to buy into Reliability Centered Maintenance and speak the same language using the same parameters and goals.
  • To understand how direct mitigation of failure modes will drive up your equipment and plant reliability
  • Working through the key steps of an RCM program and finalise with implementation

Key Learnings

  • 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.

Why you should attend:

  • You are new to reliability engineering
  • You are looking to get your team started and reliability programs ramped up
  • You need you and your team to be speaking the same language for reliability improvement
  • Experiencing recurring problems and/or lack of confidence in current solutions
  • Consistently exceeding your maintenance budget
  • Unsure of where your reliability program is currently at


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  • 1-day face-to-face classroom, or
  • 8-hours remote web conferencing, typically over 2 days

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

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Day 1

  • The current environment
  • The reactive maintenance cycle
  • Benefits of a reliability based maintenance system
  • Definitions of reliability and maintainability
  • Introduction to the Weibull distribution
  • What is Reliability Centered Maintenance?
  • What are the 7 questions of RCM?
  • Performing an RCM study
  • Identification of failure modes
  • Preventative and predictive maintenance
  • Choosing the optimal package


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  • English
  • Spanish

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Provides a solid foundation for reliability growth across all levels

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Prerequisites: None 

Next Steps: Method specific courses; Maintenance Strategy Development RCM201, Improving Plant Availability using Reliability Block Diagrams RBD101