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Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices

MRBP 301


September 25-28, 2018


#300, 14815-119 Ave

Edmonton, AB T5L 2N9


3 days of interactive training on        Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices based on the SMRP 5 pillars, followed by a chance to write the CMRP Exam and       become certified as a “Certified       Maintenance and Reliability                     Professional- CMRP”. This certification is  accredited and issued by the world renown  governing body for Maintenance and       Reliability, the “Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals -SMRP”




Learn from the best in the industry,       network with fellow classmates and get ready for becoming Certified in 2018!


Course Description:

The Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices course is       recommended for maintenance or reliability personnel that want to better understand reliability fundamentals and add some tools to enhance the reliability of their Assets. This course will also provide a better understanding of the SMRP Body of Knowledge and topics covered within the CMRP. Attendees will better understand the basis of Reliability    Centered Maintenance (RCM) while classical and risk-based approaches to corrective action decision making will also be discussed. Also, learn the importance of root cause analysis (RCA). This course can be a refresher for an experienced   reliability practitioner or serve as an introduction to proactive maintenance for technical personnel.

Who Should Attend:

· Maintenance Managers

· Maintenance Superintendents

· Maintenance Engineers

· Maintenance Planners,

· Reliability Group (Engineer, Specialists, Consultants)

· Plant Managers

· Engineering Managers

· Manufacturing Managers

· Production Managers

· Operations Managers

· Asset Managers


The training objective is to understand maintenance and   reliability performance metrics and their importance in     improving and sustaining effective maintenance strategies.

Course Duration:

The course is planned for a total of 24 hours (3 Days).

Day 4 - CMRP Exam (3 hours)

CMRP Certification

The Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) program is the leading credential for certifying the knowledge, skills and abilities of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management professionals.

The CMRP is the only certification program of its kind            accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), which follows the globally-recognized ISO standards for its  accreditation purposes. The test is a thorough          examination of a broad scope of expertise measured against the universal standard. It was developed to assess              professionals’ aptitude within the five pillars of the SMRP Body of Knowledge (BoK), which include: Business &         Management, Equipment Reliability, Manufacturing Process Reliability, Organization & Leadership, and Work                Management.

Exam Eligibility

The CMRP is available to any maintenance and reliability professional, regardless of education background or work experience. Candidates interested in sitting for the CMRP must:

· Complete and submit the CMRP application

· Pay all applicable fees in advance

· Have no prior conviction of a felony or other crime or moral turpitude

· Have not sat for the exam within the past six (6) months

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Extensive managerial and technical responsibilities in complex, fast-paced environments  within the  petrochemical, aviation, utilities, logistics, and IT industries. Provided leadership for up to 300 engineers, technicians, and journeymen. Skilled in developing quality assurance, environmental health and safety, production, marketing, supply chain and financial reporting processes.

Professional Competencies:

·  Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

·  Performance Measurement/KPIs

·  Lean, Kaizen and Kanban

·  Planning and Scheduling

·  Root Cause Analysis

·  Turn-Around and Commissioning

·  Coaching and Mentoring

·  Asset Management


·  Leadership

·  Machine Health Management (MHM)

·  Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

·  Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA)

·  Project Management

·  Training & Strategic Presentations

·  Continuous Process Improvement

 (Six Sigma, FRACAS)



• Provided consulting services in physical asset management, industrial training, coaching, mentoring and culture change planning for Petrochemical, Food, Mining, Lumber/Pulp & Paper, Facilities, aviation, warehousing and Oil and Gas           industries in Canada and globally.

• Provided coaching in management skills to leaders.

• Training specialist in Asset Management Critical Path activities including Performance Management, Reliability/Risk        Management, Planning/Scheduling, Root Cause Analysis, and Continuous Improvement.

• Providing technical services worldwide resulting in tens of millions of dollars in savings

• Managed the operations of the largest Wire and Cable warehouse in Western Canada. Implemented a process scorecard system resulting in dramatic impact on Safety, Continuous Improvement, and Asset Management.

• Managed a fleet of 24 vehicles and 41 drivers trained in the transport of dangerous goods and medical specimens. Fleet  covered over one million kilometers a year

• Managed quality, inventory, budget, scheduling and delivering contractual obligations for a $110M Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) avionics upgrade program by effectively leading a team of nine engineers and 25 technical people in           Edmonton and Subang, Malaysia.

• Managed six MRO production lines in Edmonton and Calgary with a total of more than 300 employees, responsible for heavy maintenance, repair and overhauls of Boeing 737 and 727 aircraft. Implemented Asset Management Continuous                 Improvement principles

Professional Development

· Royal Roads Military College (Engr.)

·  Concordia University (B Com)  



·  Mc Gill University (Essential              Management Skills)

·  Western University (Financial  Analysis for Non-Financial          Executives)


·  Six Sigma (Champion Status)

·  CMRP– Certified Maintenance &       Reliability Professional

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Day 1


Module 1 - Business Management  :

This subject includes skills used to translate an organization’s business goals into appropriate maintenance and reliability goals that support and contribute to the organization’s     business results.

· Managing Performance

· Key Performance Indicators


Module 2 - Manufacturing Process Reliability :

This section includes maintenance and reliability activities to the manufacturing process of the organization to ensure that maintenance and  reliability activities improve the             manufacturing process.

· ISO55000

· Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

· Key Performance Indicators

Day 2


Module 3 - Equipment Reliability:

This module includes two kinds of activities that apply to the equipment and processes for which a maintenance and       reliability professional is accountable. First are those activities used to assess the current capabilities of the equipment and processes in terms of their reliability,  availability,               maintainability, and criticality.

· Fundamentals of Maintenance &  Reliability

· The Impact of Reliability

· Proactive Maintenance (Including ODR)

· Key Performance Indicators


Module 4 - Organization and Leadership:

This subject area includes processes for assuring that the     maintenance and reliability staff is the most qualified and best   assigned to achieve the maintenance and reliability             organization goals.

· Leadership Influence on Asset Management

· Key Performance Indicators

Day 3


Module 5 - Work Management :

This module focuses on the skills used to Establish    Maintenance & Reliability Culture to get the maintenance and reliability work done. It includes planning and       scheduling activities, quality assurance of maintenance activities, stores and inventory  management.

· Identifying Work

· Planning and Scheduling

· Key Performance Indicators

Day 4


Proctored CMRP Exam (if applicable)

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