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6008 - FMECA, RCM and reverse RCM

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At our offices or at your site

Duration: 2 days

Is your maintenance program optimal? Is it cost-effective? How is it perceived? First do the right thing, then do it well. FMECA and RCM training training is a must for developing a world-class program.

Intended for

Maintenance technicians, reliability engineers and managers wishing to familiarize themselves with recognized tools in reliability, in a detection context.


Following this training, the participant will be able to understand the principles and acquire the skills to perform practical FMECA and RCM activities. Apply the tools for program review and improvement of maintenance programs.

Course Content

Day 1
  • Introduction and expectations of participants
  • History of FMECA, a universal tool
  • Concepts and applications in the manufacturing industry
  • Practical pitfalls
  • Practical applications and iterations
  • Project charter and conditions for success in the plant
  • RCM, an extension of FMECA
  • History and foundations of RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance)
Day 2
RCM and reverse RCM
  • Review of Day 1 - mini-quiz
  • Practical applications of RCM
  • Defining an RCM scope of work - the pitfalls
  • Introduction to business cases 
  • Production and management, stakeholders of FMECA and RCM
  • Hidden failures
  • Reverse RCM, a maintenance program review tool
  • Other possible maintenance program review methods
  • Applying RCM / collaborative workshop

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