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Maintenance Strategy Development PEMA 3001

Maintenance Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​​This course is the equivalent to PEMAC Maintenance Management Professional Certification Program Module 5: Maintenance Strategy Development​​. This module focuses on the elements informing the development of a robust maintenance program, which aims at physical assets performing safely, capably, reliably, and repeatedly to their desired performance in their given operating context. Introductory topics include failure definitions, the fundamentals of a maintenance program, and asset criticality analysis, followed by the main types of maintenance and their associated tasks. The second part of the course deals with processes and methodologies used to develop a maintenance program. This includes Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and a detailed review of the seven questions, as well as a few other processes. The last part of the course covers the PMO method and additional tools to identify tactics. At the end of the course, participants will have a better understanding of what developing a maintenance program entails and an informed knowledge of the various maintenance processes and methods used in the industry.​






Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of PEMA 3001 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 38998


Tue Sep 12 - Tue Nov 14 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 38998
  • $502.07
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 14 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 Online

Brent Corey

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. Please contact the Program Assistant at for details regarding the Textbook(s) and Course Materials. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • State the importance of effective maintenance to your organization.
  • Apply a development and implementation process for maintenance tactics.
  • Describe asset functions and functional failures.
  • Describe the importance of FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis).
  • Evaluate failure consequences.
  • Select appropriate maintenance tasks using the RCM Decision Diagram.
  • Select and implement predictive maintenance technologies.
  • Manage the implementation process.
  • Describe the relative strengths and challenges of RCM and other methodologies.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Maintenance Strategy Development (PEMA 3001) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Maintenance Management Professional
    Statement of Completion Part-time


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