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Maintenance, Inspection, Testing, Corrosion, Painting, Turnaround & Industrial Services

Maintenance Audit and Site Inspection


Asset & Maintenance Management can deliver a major contribution to the return on investment and output of a company by realizing the best balance between realized performance (availability, reliability), risk (safety, image, compliance), and cost. We can only do that by making sure that our maintenance process is as effective and efficient as possible. But how to do that in daily hectic practice?

Therefore, asset & maintenance managers must strive toward the implementation of maintenance best practices. And have insight into the possible performance gaps and how risky they are.

Maintenance Audits & Site Inspections are key enablers to identify performance gaps and hidden improvement potential with which you can realize higher performance against lower cost. Acquiring strong audit and assessment techniques is essential for every successful asset & maintenance manager.

This course enables you to develop a powerful vision for asset & maintenance management improvement and improve your abilities to successfully promote and adapt changes in the workplace. You will learn how to apply several audit & assessment techniques to assess the asset & maintenance management maturity and identify performance gaps. You will learn how to relate the assessment results to external benchmarks like PAS 55 and ISO 55000. You will understand how to transfer the assessment results into an action plan that improves the business continuity of the organization

Targeted Groups:

  • Operations & Maintenance professionals
  • Asset Owners & Asset Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers & Business Improvement Leaders
  • All professionals involved in asset & maintenance management auditing
  • Quality & Compliance Managers
  • Lead Auditors & Audit Team Members
  • Anyone who wishes to update themselves on asset & maintenance assessments

Course Objectives:

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

  • Understand the added value of asset & maintenance management to the business process
  • Explain how maintenance audits are related to the asset management framework and why they are beneficial
  • Understand the basic principles of maintenance audits & site inspections
  • Apply assessment techniques to identify performance gaps and improvement potential
  • Benchmark their maintenance organization against international world-class standards
  • Set up a concrete implementation plan based on assessment results

Targeted Competencies:

  • Developing a powerful vision for maintenance improvement
  • Understanding how an audit fits in the asset management framework
  • Overview and practical application of maintenance audit techniques
  • Usage of international benchmark standards PAS 55 & ISO 55000
  • Transfering the assessment results into a concrete action plan for improvement

Course Content:
Unit 1: Asset & Maintenance Management Basics:

  • Asset & Maintenance Management as a business process
  • Asset management landscape model – The Asset Management System
  • Strategy framework
  • Line of sight
  • Asset management policy, asset strategy, asset management strategy
  • Asset management objectives (goal setting)
  • Strategic Asset management plan
  • Measuring performance, feedback & improvement
  • International standards on asset & maintenance management: PAS 55 & ISO 55000
  • Where the maintenance audit fits in

Unit 2: Best Practices in Asset & Maintenance Management:

  • Risk management & risk-based maintenance concepts
  • RAMS – Systems Engineering
  • Whole Life Costing principles
  • Workflow management
  • Organization, people & improvement
  • Performance monitoring – (Key) Performance indicators

Unit 3: Maintenance Auditing Principles & Techniques:

  • Auditing principles – from preparation to reporting
  • Process audit
  • Site inspection
  • Asset & Maintenance assessment – gap analysis
  • Certification audit for ISO 55000
  • Benchmarking

Unit 4: Interpreting Audit Results & Implementing the Improvement:

  • The performance gap – defining the goals
  • Finding improvement potential & actions
  • Defining work packages & improvement plan
  • Develop the business case – multi-criteria analysis
  • Implementation aspects and periodic auditing
  • How to make it work?
  • Change management

Unit 5: Analysis of the Business – Business Goals:

  • Preparing the audit
  • Execute the gap analysis
  • Define actions, work packages & improvement plan
  • The business case – is it worth the money
  • Present your results to management
  • Evaluate the audit

Maintenance, Inspection, Testing, Corrosion, Painting, Turnaround & Industrial Services
Maintenance Audit and Site Inspection (O9277)


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