Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Maintenance & Reliability Best Practices

Lowering Life Cycle Cost of Equipment

Scheduled Dates

11 - 15 Dec 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
29 Jan - 02 Feb 2024 Accra - Ghana $5,950
26 Feb - 01 Mar 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
10 - 14 Jun 2024 London - UK $5,950
02 - 06 Sep 2024 London - UK $5,950
23 - 27 Sep 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

Lower revenues due to lower commodity prices have placed equipment life-cycle costs under the management spotlight like never before. Maintainers are faced with the challenge to deliver the same levels of equipment safety, reliability and availability with smaller budgets. This Maintenance & Reliability training course introduces the practical tools and practices that organisations need to adopt to drive down their equipment life-cycle costs in practical ways.

This PetroKnowledge course emphasizes the most effective strategies, policies, tactics and practices that are needed to ensure the reliability, integrity and durability of the physical assets through their life-cycle.

This training course will highlight:

  • Financial concepts of costs, capital, profit and return on investment
  • The model for asset healthcare
  • Cost impact of equipment failure and degradation
  • Proactive practices and tools to reduce maintenance costs
  • Failure analysis to focus cost reduction efforts
  • Work management to improve resource efficiency

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the concepts of costs, capital, profit and ROI
  • Understand the cost impact of unanticipated failure
  • Apply proactive policies to reduce future maintenance costs
  • Structure and analyse failure data to reduce repetitive failures
  • Identify root causes of unanticipated failure costs
  • Reduce resource costs through efficient work management practices

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

It is highly recommended that maintenance, reliability, engineering and technical support staff including leadership and management attend this PetroKnowledge course, including:

  • Planners
  • Supervisors
  • Engineers
  • Reliability engineers
  • Maintenance team leaders and managers
  • Operations team leaders and managers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The training course is delivered by means of a combination of instructor-led topic areas and class discussions.  The training is further enhanced by the use of case studies, examples and practical exercises that are pre-loaded onto a laptop for each delegate. The templates, case studies, examples and exercises are subsequently available to each delegate after the course as a reference for further study, research or practice. This ensures a high level of knowledge and skill retention.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Equipment Life-cycle Cost Introduction

  • Definitions of reliability, maintenance & asset management
  • The concept of costs, capital, profits and return on investment
  • The ‘Asset Healthcare Model’
  • Key areas of asset management
  • Open discussion sessions

Day Two: Cost Factors and Causes

  • The real cost of unanticipated failure
  • Asset performance standards
  • The forms of asset failure and degradation
  • The causes and nature of asset failure and degradation
  • The effects, cost and risks of asset degradation

Day Three: Breaking the Cycle of Degradation and Costs

  • Programmed maintenance
  • Programmed maintenance intervals
  • Condition-based maintenance intervals
  • Implementing optimised PM programs
  • Optimizing spares to support the maintenance program

Day Four: Cost Reduction through Defect Elimination

  • Failure data collection and analysis
  • The impact of chronic failures versus intermittent failures
  • Focus improvement through Pareto analysis
  • Quantify losses in life cycle terms
  • Rigorous root cause analysis techniques
  • Discussion of software and templates to support analysis

Day Five: Work Management converts Strategy to Practice

  • Work identification and defect reporting
  • The importance of backlog
  • Planning for quality and reliability
  • Capacity planning
  • Scheduling for efficiency
  • Work logistics and preparation
  • Checklists and practical aspects work quality control
  • Final discussion and evaluation


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

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