Predictive Maintenance Strategy eLearning (ePdMS)


As part of the self-paced Reliability Engineering Certification (REC Online) program, ePdM includes assignments throughout the course to submit for marking by a subject matter expert coach. We also encourage candidates to complete the action plans included in course modules.

This is a required course for the REC Online certification.

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Predictive Maintenance Strategy Training
Predictive maintenance (PdM) is not a tool, technique, or certification. Predictive maintenance is a philosophy that uses the equipment’s operating condition to make data-driven decisions and improve quality, productivity, and profitability. Unlike industry courses that focus on applying specific technologies like vibration monitoring or oil analysis, this course focuses on establishing, managing, and sustaining results from a comprehensive PdM program.

The Predictive Maintenance Strategy course considers predictive maintenance as a component of a larger asset management strategy to diagnose, prevent, and postpone failures. During this three-day course, you will learn the theory and application of multiple PdM technologies. You will review critical success factors of results-producing PdM programs. Through group activities and case studies, you will determine which predictive technologies to use, how to set goals for your program, track progress, and practice how to communicate results to different stakeholders. By the end of the session, you will have outlined what a successful PdM program can look like at your organization.


Learn How To

Describe the theory, application, and safety considerations of five PdM technologies:

  • Vibration analysis
  • Thermography
  • Tribology (oil analysis)
  • Ultrasonics
  • Motor circuit analysis

Draft a predictive maintenance strategy that incorporates critical success factors in the following areas:

  • Data and measurement requirements
  • Planning and set-up
  • Monitoring the program
  • Showing results

Recognize visual inspection as a component of a PdM program

Compare your current PdM program to best practices and build a plan to meet your PdM goals

Explain how a combination of predictive maintenance, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing mitigates risk and optimizes your asset maintenance plan.


Who Should Attend
Maintenance Managers
PdM Managers
Maintenance Professionals
Continuing Education Students
Any person responsible for justifying or managing duties related to a PdM program

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 that 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.