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Planning & Scheduling


4 days | $1995 + GST pp | Enrol now


Planners and schedulers in New Zealand receive little more than rudimentary, on-the-job training to carry out what is arguably, one of the most important roles within maintenance. This is why investing in management staff is one of the most efficient, cost-effective things organisations can do to immediately boost productivity.

With a comprehensive syllabus covering all five elements of the work management process, Planning & Scheduling teaches management staff how work management is carried out in world-class organisations so that they apply their learnings to their current role, right now.


Course content includes

  • How to make best use of all resources when planning & scheduling work
  • A focus on scoping of work, planning, scheduling and use of charts
  • Develop plans to identify:

– Critical paths
– Slack in the current system
– Resource identification
– Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
– Managing a major maintenance event (annual shut down)


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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Planning & Scheduling 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

Planning & Scheduling is designed for:

  • Planners and schedulers
  • Co-ordinators
  • Supervisors

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, Planning & Scheduling can be tailored to your company requirements or individual needs.

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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


May 2023


Sep 2023

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Course Investment $1,995 + GST PP
Course Length 4 Days
Course Times 9am - 3pm
Location TBA
Next Course Date 15th May 2023

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