Course Outline

2 Days

8 Core Modules

Work Management And Reliability Improvement

  • Reliability improvement in workflow 
  • Stakeholders delivering reliability
  • Determining opportunities for improvement
  • Developing and prioritising the improvement plan

Reliability And Continuous Improvement

  • Reliability framework
  • Issues register
  • Condition assessments
  • Investigations
  • Defect analysis

Operator Care

  • Principles of Operator Driven Reliability (ODR)
  • Front line observation
  • Improving operator communication
  • Autonomous maintenance

Improving The Maintenance Approach

  • Elements of Preventive/Predictive Maintenance
  • Asset criticality
  • FMEA
  • Improvement techniques – RCM, TPM, PMO
  • RBD analysis of systems

Inventory Analysis And Obsolescence

  • Stock out analyses and minimum holdings
  • Critical spares analysis
  • Obsolescence management
  • Alternative supplier analysis

Condition Monitoring

  • Condition monitoring framework
  • Overview of technologies
  • Using condition monitoring data
  • Achieving value from condition monitoring

Handling Data

  • Work order history
  • Managing inspection data
  • Forecasting future problems
  • Reporting maintenance effectiveness

Defect Elimination

  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Handling evidence
  • 5Y
  • Fishbone analysis

Who should attend

Overview

What you can expect to take away

Snapshot

Work Management And Reliability Improvement

Reliability And Continuous Improvement

Operator Care

Improving The Maintenance Approach

Inventory Analysis And Obsolescence

Condition Monitoring

Handling Data

Defect Elimination

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Your Instructors

Peter Durrant

Peter Durrant

Adjunct Principal

Covaris

Navy veteran, diverse maintenance career. Senior roles in Navy, mining, and resources. Maintenance consultant. Expert in work management, sustainable change. Dip Eng & MBA Tech Mgmt.

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Kylie Nash

Kylie Nash

Principal Engineer

Provecta Process Automation

30+ years engineer in electricity generation. AGL Macquarie veteran - asset management, reliability, team leadership. Skilled in problem-solving, change projects. BEng & MBA Tech Mgmt.

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Brian Ropitini

Brian Ropitini

Director

Ara Ake, New Zealand

Accomplished facilitator, coach & mentor. Fitter & turner turned senior leader. Led multi-million-ton methanol plants & global teams at Methanex. Exceptional communicator & visionary.

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Chris Cunningham

Chris Cunningham

Principal

Covaris

Leading asset management specialist with 20+ years experience. Diverse industries: power, nuclear, mining, defense & more. Globally renowned in change & risk management, optimized asset performance.

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Dr Bob Platfoot

Dr Bob Platfoot

Principal and Managing Director

Covaris

30+ years in maintenance & asset management across diverse sectors. PhD in fluid dynamics & life assessment. Founder of Covaris, driving asset management transformation & ISO 55001 implementation.

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Mike Greyling

Mike Greyling

Adjunct Principal

Covaris

Seasoned asset management leader with 35+ years in aviation, smelting, mining. Proven excellence in maintenance, reliability, risk management, stakeholder engagement, Six Sigma expertise, SAP leadership.

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Booking

Reliable Assets School

Location
Date
Price
Auckland, NZ
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2024-05-20
May 20
21 May
2024
2295
$2295 +GST
Perth, WA
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2024-07-22
Jul 22
23 Jul
2024
2295
$2295 +GST
Brisbane, QLD
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2024-10-28
Oct 28
29 Oct
2024
2295
$2295 +GST
Perth, WA
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2024-11-25
Nov 25
26 Nov
2024
2295
$2295 +GST
Sydney, NSW
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2025-03-24
Mar 24
25 Mar
2025
2295
$2295 +GST
Perth, WA
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2025-04-03
Apr 3
4 Apr
2025
2295
$2295 +GST
Auckland, NZ
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2025-05-22
May 22
23 May
2025
2295
$2295 +GST
Brisbane, QLD
Instructor-led, classroom learning
2025-06-16
Jun 16
17 Jun
2025
2295
$2295 +GST
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The knowledge and practical steps imparted during Asset Schools have proven to be invaluable for the overall improvement across the business in greater availability and reduced unit lifecycle costs. Attendance at the Asset Schools portfolio of courses is now a foundation requirement for our team of planners due to the business and personal development benefits.

Ash Davis

OAM, Senior Mines Systems Planner

FMG

Asset Management School was absolutely fantastic! Not just the content, but also the networking evening, the whole experience. Despite 23 years as a maintenance engineer and planner, I learnt so much to take back to apply in my business.

Salman Rashed

Assets Maintenance Planner

Waikato Regional Council

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