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Fault finding techniques - An introduction

This course is for engineers and technicians who require a better understanding of the methodologies they can apply to fault-finding, regardless of system type.

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Summary

This course is for engineers and technicians who require a better understanding of the methodologies they can apply to fault-finding, regardless of system type.

Being able to deal with faults and rectifying them is key to organisations that provide systems to other businesses. Organisations are often judged not only by the reliability of their systems but their ability to respond effectively when failure occurs. It is a source of sustainable competitive advantage both operationally and commercially. 

In this course we introduce a range of skills and techniques to facilitate fault location and diagnosis. Effective fault-finding requires more than just an understanding of technology. It' is a state of mind.

We have developed this course for engineers and technicians who have a basic understanding of their chosen technology but require support with developing a logical strategy to effect a diagnosis and repair.

Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for engineers at all levels.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

• Approach a faulty system with conviction.
• Have an appreciation of different fault finding strategies.
• Understand which strategies to apply in which situations.
• Feel confident in your approach to effecting a repair effectively and efficiently.
• Gain an understanding of common fault types.
• Learn how to adopt a methodical approach.
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Brilliantly delivered and thought provoking - the concept/techniques can certainly be adapted to different industries.

Chiew Seng Chung BP

Key topics

• Introduction to fault-finding process.
• Preparation.
• Relevant Engineering Fundamentals.
• Guiding principles of fault-finding.
• Strategies and techniques

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B, C 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. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

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  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Location:
    London
  • CPD Hours:
    14
  • UK-Spec:
    B, C, E

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