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Reliability - RCM Principles and Applications ONLINE (ENO-REL50P)


RCM Principles and Analysis

Learn Reliability Centered Maintenance using ReliaSoft RCM++ with instructor-led training.

RCM Principles and Analysis provides an overview of the fundamental Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques and procedures, with an emphasis on the use of ReliaSoft RCM++ software for data capture, analysis and reporting. Topics include equipment selection, identifying potential functional failures, evaluating the effects of failure and selecting appropriate maintenance tasks.

Online courses are delivered in real-time with a live instructor.

Learning objectives

  • Develop a scheduled maintenance plan for a physical asset that will provide an acceptable level of functionality, with an acceptable level of risk, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Evaluate whether preventive maintenance is appropriate and determine optimum maintenance intervals.
  • Promote analysis processes that are more efficient and more effective, utilizing lessons learned from past analyses when applicable.

Topics included

  • Overview of RCM and its foundation, FMEA
  • How to prepare for and facilitate RCM analysis
  • Application of the RCM questions and criticality factors
  • How to identify equipment functions
  • How to evaluate function failures and effects
  • Understanding causes of failure
  • How to select maintenance tasks
  • How to evaluate maintenance strategies based on cost and availability
  • How to calculate optimum maintenance intervals
  • How to set up an RCM system with RCM++
  • How to manage RCM data
  • Maintenance task management and packaging

Course length

Online: 6, 3-hour sessions

Onsite: 3 days

Target group

RCM Principles and Analysis is for maintenance professionals responsible for ensuring operational availability of production equipment, fleets or other complex repairable systems, who want to apply this top-rated maintenance strategy to maximize their maintenance program efficiency.


This course requires the use of a computer with a licensed ReliaSoft software installation. All registrants will receive a temporary ReliaSoft software license. Online courses also require an audio device with a microphone or a telephone. Dual monitors are recommended. The instructor will make use of a webcam. Webcams for attendees are optional but encouraged.

Prerequisite: None

How to register

Register via the corresponding button on this page. We will send you a registration confirmation and further information by e-mail.


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  • All units must be completed