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PEMA 2010 - Human Resources Management for the Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​This course is the equivalent to PEMAC Maintenance Management Certification Module 3: Human Resource Management for the Maintenance Manager. This module looks at how human resources practices relate to the maintenance environment. Topics covered include the role of human resources in maintenance management, meeting legal requirements, recruitment and selection, orientation training and employee development, proper application of performance appraisals, the union-management interface, managing change through effective leadership and managing safety in the workplace. Topics include: understanding the legal aspects of human resource management; dealing with worker issues within the maintenance environment; human resource planning; compensation management; applying recruitment and selection procedures; conducting performance appraisals; implementing performance management and managing safety within a maintenance environment.


PEMA 1000



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Summarize the structure of Human Resource Management as it applies to the Canadian environment, specifically the maintenance environment.
  • Describe the role of government legislation on Human Resources Management.
  • Manage the employment lifecycle - the process of employee hiring, orientation, training and performance management according to sound HR principles.
  • Differentiate the roles that union and management have in a harmonious work environment.
  • Analyze a typical team challenge and describe how they might move the situation forward productively as the leader/supervisor.
  • Describe the role of the maintenance department in upholding the requirements of the OH&S legislation that applies in their work environment.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

PEMA 2010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Maintenance Management Professional
    Part-time   Statement of Completion


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