Planned Maintenance


Chapter 6 of TPM Instructor Course.

The aim of Planned (Effective) Maintenance is to raise the company’s productivity by lowering the total cost of its equipment over every stage from design and fabrication through to operation and maintenance (including the initial cost of the equipment itself, maintenance and other running costs, and losses due to equipment deterioration).

This chapter will describe activities of Planned (Effective) Maintenance or PM pillar as well as the seven steps to PM and how they work:

1. Assess the current situation
2. Reverse deterioration and eliminate weaknesses
3. Set specialized maintenance standards and help the operating department to establish provisional AM standards
4. Take action…

Next Chapter – Early Management

Course Content

Total learning: 24 lessons Time: 10 weeks
  • What Is Effective Maintenance?
    • Lecture1.1
    • Lecture1.2
    • Lecture1.3
  • The Basic Approach to Implementing Effective Maintenance
    • Lecture2.1
    • Lecture2.2
    • Lecture2.3
  • Types of Maintenance, and How They Should Be Allocated
    • Lecture3.1
    • Lecture3.2
    • Lecture3.3
  • Carrying out Effective Maintenance
    • Lecture4.1
    • Lecture4.2
    • Lecture4.3
    • Lecture4.4
    • Lecture4.5
    • Lecture4.6
    • Lecture4.7
  • The 7 Steps of Effective Maintenance
    • Lecture5.1
    • Lecture5.2
    • Lecture5.3
  • Activities within Effective Maintenance
    • Lecture6.1
    • Lecture6.2
    • Lecture6.3
    • Lecture6.4
    • Lecture6.5

About the Instructor

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  • Mohamed Ramadan Faqeer

    to extend the course time

    It's a great course but I have a problem, I finished 50% of the course content and the time is closed, I need to extend the time for that course to achieve the test and the certificate. Thanks & regards,