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PEMA 3001 - Maintenance Tactics

Maintenance Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

This course is the equivalent to PEMAC Maintenance Management Certification Module 5: Reliability-Centred Maintenance. This course focuses on the development and implementation of maintenance tactics to ensure that physical assets reliably perform to their designed specifications. Topics include failure mode and effect analysis, root cause failure analysis and reliability centred maintenance (RCM).


PEMA 1000





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 38998

Tue Sep 18 - Tue Nov 20 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Nov 20 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 121


Brent Corey

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. 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. Students are required to purchase the text from the BCIT bookstore: Reliability-centered Maintenance, Moubray, 2nd edition

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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

PEMA 3001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Maintenance Management Professional

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Pemac Participant Workbook Module 5
Author Pemac
Binding Paperback
Price $58.50

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Reliability Centred Maintenance
Author Moubray
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-83113-146-3
Price $72.50


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