Industrial Maintenance Planning Course and Maintenance Scheduling Full of Career Building Knowledge and Skills

A Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course You Can Do Onsite or Online

Learn the latest concepts, the successful practices, and the best methods for high equipment reliability and maintenance crew top performance

Boost job prospects and create new career opportunities by doing this maintenance planning course and maintenance scheduling training either by live-streamed webinar or distance learning.


3-DAY MAINTENANCE PLANNING COURSE: Live Streamed Online or 10 Module Distance Learning

Run the Lifetime Reliability 3-day Maintenance Planning Training Course at your site. Download a PDF brochure of the 3-day Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Course and book your site in for this world class Maintenance Planning Training.
Maintenance Planning Training Course Brochure

A substantial discount is provided on the price for companies that put more than five people through a course at the same time.


Doing the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course Online by Tutored Distance Learning

There are 10 modules in the maintenance planning course—6 related to planning and 4 related to scheduling. You are required to successfully complete all 10 modules. At the end of the course you submit one example maintenance work pack that you create. Any work pack covering a real example from your workplace or past experience is fine. What we want to see that you apply your maintenance planning course training in the maintenance planning work that you do.

Each module has PowerPoint slides with audio content. You view the slides, listen to the audio, and read the slide notes. You then do each activity in the module to practice the maintenance planning training and learning passed to you. You send your activity to your Tutor to review.

This maintenance planning course develops your knowledge, skills and understanding of maintenance planning and maintenance scheduling so you know how to add the most value into your maintenance work packs. You learn the important factors and issues that a Maintenance Planner and Scheduler need to know to help maintenance crews do their work well. With the maintenance training in this online course you learn how to get the most successful results from doing your maintenance planning and scheduling work.

You get a certificate at the end of the course which recognises what you learn and the higher abilities that you develop. This maintenance planning course is recognised prior learning (RPL) and gains you course credits if you chose to get more advanced maintenance qualifications in future.

Each maintenance planning and scheduling course module costs AUD$100, and the complete course costs AUD$1,000 for each student. Purchases are made with a credit card via our online shop. You can purchase the whole course at once if that is better for you. You would need to make an electronic funds transfer of the full amount to our bank account. We can provide an invoice in an email attachment if you require it.


Duration of the online Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training by Distance Education

You do the course at your own pace; one module at a time. Past students have completed the tutored online maintenance planning and scheduling course within eight (8) months. The usual time to complete the maintenance planning training course by distance education is twelve (12) months. Follow this link to read more about the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling for High Plant and Equipment Reliability Online Distance Learning Course.

We suggest you complete a module about every month. Definitely aim to finish the whole course within a year of starting it. You do a module at a time until all assignments are completed and the assignments are accepted by your Tutor. Once you pass a Module you then buy the next module and continue with that one. You will be asked to set a schedule to complete the course and once you set that schedule you will want to keep to it. If you wish, you can substitute a work related situation in an assignment, instead of doing the prescribed course activity.

To start the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training by tutored online distance education send us an email so we can send you more information. You begin the training by purchasing and paying for the first module online and download it. When you buy Module 1 your address details are required and these are also used to complete your registration onto the course. All your details are private and no else will ever see them. Following the purchase you receive an automated email with a link to download Module 1 over the Web. After you purchase the first module you will be sent more details and you can begin the training immediately. You will be allocated a Tutor/Mentor for the duration of your course.

Downloaded modules range in size from 420MB to 200MB zipped files. The files are transferred to you over the Internet and you require a fast and stable broadband Internet connection. If you do not have such a connection yourself then find someone who has and who will then copy the module onto a CD or USB drive and send it to you. We only provide the Internet download and will not post CDs or USB drives to your home address or your office.

Having technical qualifications are not a necessity to do the course. Those with less technical and equipment knowledge will need to do more background reading and research than those people who have a mechanical or electrical trade or higher qualifications. You will need access to information on the machines and equipment in your operation. You will do your own research and reading on the Internet for the topics covered in the course. Your allocated Tutor can also help you by answering questions.

You improve your maintenance planning and scheduling performance with this Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course. Vital requirements of maintenance planning and scheduling are explained in each module. You learn and apply the systems and processes that make truly effective maintenance planners and schedulers. You learn the most up-to-date practices and methods to get the best plant maintenance and equipment reliability results.

It is important when you do the course to practice the concepts covered in each module. You will need support from your supervisory people and department management to give you the time needed to do the course.

To buy and start the online Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course by distance education follow this link to the online store and then to the Module 1 webpage to get the first module. You can begin immediately once the module is downloaded.


History and Testimonials About the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course

The content of the online maintenance planning and scheduling training by distance education course was developed by industrial maintenance planning and scheduling experts. They built the maintenance planning course to contain the most useful and valuable maintenance planning training knowledge and insights. The slide presentations provide maximum focus on the important aspects of your maintenance planning and scheduling systems, along with details of the best practices that give you the quickest and greatest payback in low maintenance costs and high equipment reliability.

Our students’ experience is that the maintenance planning and scheduling training course by online distance education is a great way to do maintenance planning and scheduling training. You do activities where you can use your new knowledge and skills straight away in the workplace.

    • From a mature aged Maintenance Fitter wanting Maintenance Planning training:
      “With all the kids grown it gives me more time to work on the assignments. I am enjoying the challenge immensely.”
    • From a Maintenance Planner working at a Maintenance Contractor:
      “I have worked through Module 1. I love the content. I look forward to doing this course.”
    • From another experienced Maintenance Planner who wants a recognised Industrial Maintenance Planning certificate:
      “Thank you, I found the module excellent. I am also watching the Youtube video links on your website. I will purchase the second module soon.”
    • From a Maintenance Planner who completed the online maintenance planning course:
      “I’d just like to say that I have enjoyed the course and it has definitely shown me how proper planning and scheduling of tasks can greatly enhance the final outcome of the work being performed.”
    • This comes from an African student in the maintenance planning role:
      “I just completed Module 4. Let me comment on the Unit. It is very nice in terms of the content of the material. I went through Job Plan Process, then Work Standard required as per OEM, and finally Risk Treatment at our workplace and the job which we are doing. Prior to this module I didn’t know that Planners are key players in safety, but through this module I learnt that you can’t plan any job without putting first priority in Safety.”
    • Here are comments from a young technician wanting a maintenance planning career:
      “Thank you very much, yes I enjoy the course and find it very good. It relates very well to my work and it is great content.”
    • A comment from a young woman new to the maintenance planning role:
      “Once again thank you and I look forward to starting the next module. I am finding the course very interesting and it will certainly help with my role here at MG.”
    • The learning you gain from the maintenance planning training can be put to immediate use. This comment from a woman made responsible for maintenance planning:
      “This assignment has become extremely beneficial for my department, as previously there was nothing at all in place and nothing in the system. Now we are using this spreadsheet on a daily basis, and stocking parts into our store etc. It is great.”
    • From one of the first African students on the maintenance planning course:
      “Thanks a lot, the material you are teaching makes me change daily. Not only that, but you teach me to be innovative rather than complaining. You are making my life easier than before.”
    • This Canadian industrial operation wants to make the online maintenance planning course standard in their company:
      “I will be giving a presentation to our Superintendent/Manager group in about two weeks with the intention of introducing completion of your on-line Maintenance Planning and Scheduling course as a mandatory qualification for our Maintenance Planners.”


The online maintenance planning course is a summarised version of the important content in our 3-Day Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course. The 3-day maintenance planning training has been attended by people from large and small organisations across all types of industries:

BHP Billiton (Iron ore miner), Fortescue Metals Group (Iron ore miner), Woodside Energy (Oil and Gas producer), BGC Construction (Building products manufacturer), Wesfarmers Premier Coal (Open-cut coal miner), Pearlsteet (Maintenance services), Albany Pine Plantations(Woodchip supplier), Esperance Port Authority (Bulk materials), Talison Mining (Tantalum Miner), Anglogold Ashanti and KCGM (Gold Mining), Onesteel (Steel Roll Mill), Hans Smallgoods, Hyne Timber (Saw Mill), Defence Materiel Organisation, Offshore Su Tu Den Group (Vietnamese O&G), Canberra Hospital (Facility Management), Nickel West (Nickel Refining), Sandvik (Machine Shop), Japanese Vietnam Petroleum (Vietnamese O&G), Riyadh Cement Company (Saudi Arabia)

Testimonials for the 3-Day Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Training Course:

These are typical testimonials from the 3-day maintenance planning and scheduling training course. Attendees give unqualified support for the 3-day course content and value they get.

  • “Very good – has changed the way I think about maintenance planning.”
  • “Helped to give me confidence that I’m heading in the right direction in planning.”
  • “Usually I find if one thing of use is learnt per day then value is achieved; value has been achieved! Also good notes, CD and risk analysis template.”
  • “Some very good concepts to take back to work which could help our business.”
  • “Very interesting, more than enough information for a 3-day course.”
  • “The course members from industry were very impressed with the content.”
  • “Being a planner for only three months, I found this course excellent and relevant to my position.”
  • “Heaps of information put out.”
  • “Very informative. Eye-opener in some areas.”
  • “Excellent – will help with future job prospects.”

Through the online distance education maintenance planning and scheduling course you gain a fuller understanding of the critical role the maintenance planner and scheduler play in improving maintenance work quality. You get new techniques to help you in doing your maintenance planning and scheduling job quickly and well, and you learn important knowledge to use when doing maintenance planning and scheduling that lets you lift equipment reliability and plant uptime.

Follow this link for more information on the Maintenance Planning Training Course by Online Distance Education.

If you have any questions please go to the ‘Contact Us page’ for our details and ask about this maintenance planning and scheduling training course.


My best regards to you,

Mike Sondalini
Managing Director
Lifetime Reliability Solutions HQ