Maintenance Planning and Scheduling


Apply preventive and predictive maintenance practices. Calculate work
measurement. Schedule and coordinate work.

This course is a requirement for the PSC and MMC certifications.


Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training
Maintenance planning and scheduling is one of the fastest and most effective investments an organization can make to improve productivity and availability. The processes in this course pave the way for planning and control of maintenance resources. Equipment reliability is increased. Waiting times, unnecessary parts, and inaccurate information are eliminated. Budgeting is easier and more accurate. Maintenance tasks are as much as 50% more efficient in terms of costs and time.

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling examines topics including a proactive work management process, job estimation and prioritization, backlog management, job plan development, work scheduling and coordination, tracking progress, and supporting reliability engineers with valuable equipment history and root cause analysis input.


In This Training, Learn How To

Apply work planning best practices:

  • Identifying work and submitting work orders
  • Prioritize work using equipment criticality (RIME)
  • Backlog management
  • Estimating work
  • Effective job plans
  • Job kitting

Summarize requirements for work management support systems:

  • Equipment data and history
  • Work order system
  • Standard job plans and job libraries
  • Bill of materials
  • Technical library

Build a schedule using best practices:

  • Master schedule
  • Schedule constraints
  • Schedule balance and leveling
  • Coordination meetings

Outline a proactive work management process

Calculate work management performance metrics

Develop a comprehensive “standard” job plan

Develop key partnerships needed for effective maintenance planning and scheduling

Differentiate maintenance types and how they impact the planning/scheduling efforts


Who Should Attend Training
Successful maintenance planning and scheduling programs require the disciplined application of proven processes and interdepartmental partnerships. It is important for departments that are influenced and impacted by the processes to understand the processes. People in the following roles should participate in this training:

  • Maintenance Planner/Schedulers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Storeroom Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Operation Coordinators
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Plant Engineers


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Additional information

Additional Information

Each course includes a comprehensive active learning manual, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, and the use of a fully equipped e-business center. Class hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesday through Thursday. Virtual course hours run from 11am-5pm EST. All students completing a class at the Life Cycle Institute will receive a certificate of completion awarding 2.1 CEUs.

Your training needs are unique. Unique needs may require on-site training, tailored for your environment, at a time convenient for you. For more information please contact the Life Cycle Institute Team at

Course Locations

Life Cycle Institute – Charleston
4360 Corporate Road
Charleston, SC 29405
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The Ohio State University College of Engineering
356A Bevis Hall,
1080 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Clemson University
Center for Corporate Learning
One N. Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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The University of Kansas
Edwards Campus
Regnier Hall, 12610 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
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Washington State University – Everett
915 N. Broadway
Everett, WA 98201
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Course Brochure

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