Maintenance management

Asset management: Introduction (Armed Forces Training Scheme)

Understand how to manage physical assets of a business.

6 hours

Members: £183.33 + VAT
Non-members: £183.33 + VAT

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Asset management: Introduction (Armed Forces Training Scheme)


£183.33 Plus vat
Non Members:
£183.33 Plus vat


Understand how to manage physical assets of a business.

This course explores the core aspects of physical asset management and will provide an overview of the fundamental areas that make up the ISO 55001 asset management standard. You will also gain an appreciation of the structured approach required to effectively support the organisational objectives and effectively operate and maintain your assets.

Delivery format

This course will be delivered in 3 virtual classrooms (VCs) of 2 hours each.

VC 1:  Scope of asset management

    • What is an asset? 
    • The relevant standards relating to asset management 
    • Identify terminology and principles of asset management 
    • Understand why asset management is important 
    • Identify the scope of asset management and the decisions that need to be made relating to policy, strategy and the plan.  

VC 2: Asset management life cycle  

    • Focus on the necessary structures and processes that are required to support and manage assets throughout their life cycle 
    • Acquisition 
    • Operation and Maintenance 
    • Disposal/refurbishment 

VC 3: Skills and Culture 

    • Skills required to effectively manage the assets
    • Address cultural issues associated with the process. 

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and those involved in acquisition, deployment, operation and maintenance of company assets.

Contributes 6 CPD hours

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B, C, D and E

  1. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  2. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  3. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  4. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Asset management: Introduction (Armed Forces Training Scheme).

  • Matthew Laskaj

    Matthew Laskaj

    Matthew is the Chair for the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Scottish Region and director of a successful engineering and training consultancy. With more than 25 years experience in a variety of countries worldwide, he has worked in a range of industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, refining, offshore oil and gas and renewable energy.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    6 hours
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  • UK-Spec:
    B, C, D, E

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