Reliability Centred Maintenance Course

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Course Overview

By popular request, this course has been revised to focus on ASD S4000P.  Differences between MSG-3 and the ASD are presented and discussed in detail, ensuring that the two most frequently used standards are both fully understood. Other international RCM standards are reviewed, highlighting similarities and differences.

An intensive, hands-on course of instruction, into all facets of Reliability Centred Maintenance.  The course presents a no-nonsense approach to applying the latest techniques for development of a cost-effective Scheduled Maintenance Programme.  Students participate in syndicates to complete a series of exercises in performance of RCM decision criteria, cost-benefit analysis and Maintenance Schedule Development.

Delivery Options:

Open Public Classroom Course: 9 sections across 3 days

On-site: 9 sections across 3 days

Is this course for me?

This course is relevant to Reliability Engineers, ILS and Supportability Engineers, LSA Engineers, AR&M Engineers, Support Engineers, Maintenance Planners and managers.  The course is relevant to engineering businesses working on land, sea and air systems.

This course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and contributes to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. 

Course Outline

Topics marked with ♦ indicates that they have syndicate exercises. 

1. Introduction
    History of RCM
    Overview of RCM Standards (ASD S4000P, MSG-3, Def Stan 00-045 etc.)

2. RCM Programme Activities

3. Foundation knowledge and actions
    Failures (types, frequencies, physics, early detection)
    External interfaces (safety, environmental, supply)
    Cost benefit analysis
 ♦ Functional analysis

4. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
    Physical FMEA
 ♦ Functional FMEA

5. Central analysis
 ♦ System and Powerplant Analysis
 ♦ Structures Analysis
    Zonal Analysis
    Lightning and HF Intensity Analysis
    Deviations between Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft
 ♦ Special Events and Probable Impacts analysis

6. Preventive Maintenance Task Packaging
 ♦ Integration of statutory, Certification Maintenance Requirements, safety and environmental requirements
 ♦ Rationalisation
 ♦ Maintenance Schedule

7. Managing the RCM process
    Introduction into Service

8. In-Service Systems
    In Service Maintenance Organisations (ISMO)

9. Conclusion

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If required, and where student numbers justify doing so, the course can be tailored to a specific organisation or industry (whilst retaining all the core elements) and conducted at an individual company’s premises.

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Allan Webb also offers bespoke courses to meet the needs of our clients. If our public course offerings are not quite what you are looking for, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. From mixing and matching modules from existing courses, to arranging on-site or in-house sessions for large groups on a convenient date, Allan Webb works with our clients to ensure that they get the experience that works for them.
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