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Certificate in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

LEORON Professional Development Institute
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Professional Course
Classroom, Self-paced Online
5 days
From 4,770 USD
1,890 GBP

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4,770 USD
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4,770 USD
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1,890 GBP
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Course description

Certificate in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling has taken a great amount of attention in the past few decays to help improve asset maintenance productivity and asset performance. Hence, it is essential for any leading Organization to continue its effort to further develop and improve the day to day planning and scheduling activities, work processes and working culture.

The main objective of this course is to explain the planning and scheduling functions and how they can be part of an overall Operational Excellence model and Asset Reliability systems. Planners and Schedulers will strengthen their understanding of their important functions beyond the routine CMMS Work Order daily transactions. This will be achieved by explaining a typical step-by-step work process of the Planning and Scheduling of Maintenance Work Orders. The course will outline an integrated end to end work process covering Planning, Scheduling, Execution as well as Asset Reliability functions. Attendants will also take a closer look at the Maintenance Performance Metrics and how these metrics can gage the health of the Maintenance planning and execution functions which in turn will enable the Maintenance Organization for a continuous improvement cycle.

Who should attend?

The training course has been designed for:

  • Maintenance Managers and Team Leaders
  • Operation Managers and Leaders
  • Maintenance Planners and Schedulers
  • Maintenance Execution Team Leaders
  • Asset Reliability System Engineers
  • Maintenance and Operation Engineers



Training content


  • Introduction
  • Operational Excellence
  • Business pyramid
  • Maintenance Management Definition
  • Reliability Cantered maintenance
  • Types of Asset Maintenance Strategies
  • Definition of Planning
  • Definition of Scheduling
  • Planning concepts


  • Scheduling Concepts
  • Planning Process of Maintenance Work Order
  • How much details required
  • Time ad cost estimates
  • Parts and tools
  • Job safety
  • WO closing and feedback


  • Scheduling Process of Maintenance Work Order
  • Outage Management
  • Control of outage scope


  • Maintenance Performance Metrics (KPIs)
  • PM vs. CM work orders
  • Schedule Compliance
  • Backlog Indicator
  • MTBF and MTTR
  • Performance Reporting
  • Performance Analysis
  • Bad Actors
  • Improvement cycle
  • CMMs Transactional Codes
  • Work order types
  • Work Order Priorities
  • Activity Types
  • Technical completion
  • Data Quality


  • Success Factors
  • Group Discussion and feedback
  • Summary and Conclusion
  • Course Assessment

Certification / Credits

Course objectives

  • Operational Excellence and Maintenance Management
  • Operational Excellence business model
  • Maintenance Work Order Types and Priorities
  • Role of Maintenance Planners and Schedulers
  • Concepts of Maintenance Planning
  • Methodology of Creating a Work Order Plan
  • Concepts of Maintenance Scheduling
  • Methodology of Creating a Work Order Schedule
  • Concept of Weekly and Daily Maintenance Execution schedules
  • Concepts of Work Order Cost and Time Estimation
  • Work Order Backlog and impact on scheduling
  • In-sourcing and Out-sourcing
  • Material Management
  • Plant Outage Management
  • Maintenance Performance Metrics (KPIs)

Key takeaways

  • Planning role as part of Operational Excellence Organization.
  • Maintenance work order work flow and main steps.
  • Planning work process and dependencies.
  • Plant Outage Management techniques.
  • Maintenance Performance Measurement tools.

Why choose Leoron?

LEORON has worked with some of the largest companies in the World - but importantly we care about the individual. Through our Customer Happiness Team we ensure that everyone who attends a LEORON course has the support before, during and after to ensure their training needs are met.

We offer the highest level of training delivery, whether that be in our live-virtual training or in-classroom sessions, with our expert instructors guiding you through everything so that you’re left feeling assured and confident to utilize your new knowledge going forward.

About Leoron

LEORON Professional Development Institute

LEORON is the fastest growing global training institute in the World, having evolved over the past 11 years into a dominant training institute that offers a comprehensive set of training and development solutions to both individuals and businesses. Our locations...

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