Maintenance management

Maintenance planning and scheduling

Gain an understanding of how to implement maintenance planning and scheduling using a proven framework to increase productivity of the work force and improve availability, safety and profit.

3 hours

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Maintenance planning and scheduling
Members:
£180.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£205.00 Plus vat

Summary

Gain an understanding of how to implement maintenance planning and scheduling using a proven framework to increase productivity of the work force and improve availability, safety and profit.

Learn how to improve the productivity of your maintenance team with an optimised maintenance planning and scheduling process.  

This course provides you with the knowledge and understanding of how maintenance planning & scheduling works in an industrial environment and the practical knowledge of how to implement it using a proven framework. 

Begin by defining the work process and understanding the key planning and scheduling principles. Then you will learn how to use this knowledge to plan the work orders and schedule the tasks in an efficient way to increase productivity, improve safety and operate more reliably. 

Course content

    Session 1:
  • Why plan - the benefits of planning and scheduling
  • Planning and scheduling principles and how they work together
  • Prioritising work tasks
    Session 2:
  • Roles and responsibilities - supervisor, planner, scheduler
  • How to plan and schedule work
  • Implementing planning and scheduling in your organisation

Who should attend?

  • Maintenance Planner/Schedulers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Storeroom Managers
  • Operation Coordinators
  • Plant Engineers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Reliability Engineers

How will I benefit?

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the benefits of an optimised maintenance planning and scheduling process
  • Learn how to plan and schedule work using a proven framework
  • Understand how to prioritise work tasks and the roles and responsibilities of team members
  • Reduce your maintenance costs
  • Increase uptime and wrench time
  • Improve process stability and efficiency
  • Create a better working environment
  • Reduce rework
Contributes 3 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Job time estimates and priority
  • Backlog management
  • Job planning
  • Work scheduling and coordination
  • Progress tracking
  • Information to help reliability engineers

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

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’
  2. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  3. 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’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Maintenance planning and scheduling.

  • 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:
    3 hours
  • Location:
    Online
  • CPD Hours:
    3
  • UK-Spec:
    E, C, B

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Available dates for Maintenance planning and scheduling

3 hour course

Online
22 Nov 2021 08:00 - 11:00 This course has 1 virtual session of 3 hours: 22 November 2021 at 09:00 - 12:00 GMT
Online
08 Jun 2022 09:00 - 12:00 This course has 1 virtual session of 3 hours: 8 June 2022 at 09:00 - 12:00 BST
Online
24 Oct 2022 09:00 - 12:00 This course has 1 virtual session of 3 hours: 24 October 2022 at 09:00 - 12:00

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Some of the companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • AMH Material Handling
  • Avara Foods
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Bombardier
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • JCB
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Network Rail
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

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