About this course

In this course you will gain the necessary work planning and scheduling knowledge and skills to:

  • Increase the amount of maintenance work being accomplished without any additional resources.
  • Free up labour resources and reallocate them to value-adding activities.
  • Introduce continuous improvement activities to your current maintenance planning processes.

You will get to grips with the requirements of each of the steps in the Maintenance Work Management cycle, associated responsibilities and best practices. The efficient processing of tactical and non-tactical work through the cycle will ensure that you drive asset reliability improvements while efficiently using available resources.

Sound Planning and Scheduling principles, when applied at your plant will ensure that you have a standardized, repeatable process.


At the end of this course learners will be able to:

Evaluate and compare different Maintenance Work Management cycles

Explain how software applications and document controls can meet the requirements of Maintenance Work Management

Identify and prioritise work arising through notifications or work requests

Describe the benefits and explain the different roles and responsibilities when following a controlled Maintenance Work Management process

Scope and plan the work arising based on the notification or work requests

Apply effective planning techniques for tactical and non-tactical maintenance

Monitor execution activities and review work order feedback for optimisation purposes

Interpret production plans, resource requirements and opportunities for tactical maintenance

Discuss and implement solutions for recurring repair and maintenance problems and the optimisation of basic maintenance strategies

Analyse and interpret Maintenance Work Management reports for management and control purposes

Maintenance Work Management - Content

Who should attend?

  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Maintenance planners
  • Maintenance schedulers
  • Maintenance coordinators
  • Maintenance foremen

Format and duration

  • 3 day face to face classroom
  • 6 x 4 hours Virtual classroom
  • Blended learning with 8 hours virtual classroom activity and 16 hours of self-directed elearning


  • ECSA endorsed for 3 CPD points