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Maintenance & Reliability


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To stay ahead in a fast-paced industry, it’s crucial that our maintenance tradespeople are equipped with the knowledge to work smarter – not harder.

Maintenance & Reliability teaches students how to shift from using traditional and inefficient preventative maintenance routines to advanced techniques.

With a focus on Reliability Centred Maintenance and Condition Monitoring, Maintenance & Reliability teaches how to analyse equipment and plant data in order to determine and implement the most effective maintenance routines accordingly.


Course content includes

  • Identification of how equipment deteriorates
  • Applying standards to maintenance activities
  • Application of Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
  • Failure Modes Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Using structured decision logic to analyse current and determine future maintenance tactics
  • Condition monitoring techniques
  • Collecting and analysing equipment and plant data
  • Using plant data to increase reliability


Price includes

Comprehensive training material, lunch, morning/afternoon tea, exam & project marking, ongoing e-mail support for project, registration of unit standards on successful completion.

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Maintenance & Reliability will:

  • Instil a culture of maintenance best practice in your workplace
  • Increase reliability of key plant and machinery
  • Improve productivity through a more structured approach to maintenance
  • Use staff time more effectively

Maintenance & Reliability is designed for:

  • Maintenance Technicians (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors

Maintenance & Reliability credits:

This unit standard can be used to partly satisfy the General & Maintenance engineering strand in the National Certificate of Mechanical Engineering Level 5 or the Electrotechnology strand in the National Certificate of Electrical Engineering Level 5 (advanced trade).

Delivery options:

  • Skills4Work Training Centre
  • On-site at your workplace
  • Virtual course
  • Distance learning


This course is designed to be flexible.

Whether you’re a you a company looking to upskill 8+ people in your team, or an individual looking for customised learning options, Maintenance & Reliability can be tailored to your company requirements or individual needs.

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Our Maintenance Excellence programmes


Our suite of Maintenance Excellence programmes are best-in-class.

Whether you’re an organisation looking to see greater efficiency and productivity, or a maintenance tradesperson looking to advance your skills and your career, learn more about our Maintenance Excellence programmes today.


Upcoming Course Start Dates


Sep 2022

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Course Investment $1,995 + GST PP
Course Length 4 Full Days
Course Times 9am - 4pm
Location Skills4Work, 11 Ronwood Ave, Manukau
Next Course Date 13 - 16 Sept 2022

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All of our workplace training programmes can be tailored to suit your business by giving learners training content and examples that are relevant to their job. To ensure minimum downtime, Skills4Work training can be delivered at our purpose-built training centre in Manakau, Auckland – or onsite at yours!

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