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Basic TPM

Engage employees and increase equipment efficiency

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is an approach that focuses on both the company's production equipment and its employees simultaneously. Operational reliability and a good maintenance work has important implications to an organization's performance.

The concept of TPM is based on three basic building blocks of monitoring malfunctions, operator maintenance and improvement teams. This course describes how to jointly implement this approach in a company.

Objectives: You will learn to understand the importance of continuous monitoring of operational disruptions for developing the company's productive processes and increase the overall equipment effectiveness.

Participants: The course is aimed at anyone working operationally with any function within the areas of production technology, production development, maintenance engineering, and development work on streamlining the company's manufacturing processes.

Qualifications: There are no formal knowledge requirements, but you are welcome to have some work experience from maintenance, production and production technology or process development.

Training Method: Basic TPM is a Premium course and is studied over the internet via our e-learning platform Instant education. Read more about the training method E-learning - Premium courses.

Course Length: Approximately 15 hours active study time, depending on previous knowledge. Each student has access to the course for 6 months.

Price: 339 Euro / student
376 USD / student

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324 EURO / student
360 USD / student

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Course contents:

Part 1

Holistic Approach to Companies and Processes

Become more competitive with increased productivity through the optimal utilisation of machinery and raw materials.

Total Quality and Business Development

Business development - a system for systematic quality and improvement procedures that cover everything and everyone in the business.

Change Management

A company that understands and learns to manage change increases and assures its competitiveness.

Continuous Improvements

Improvement measures must be carried out on a continuous basis, and improvements can be divided up into different categories.

Business Development and Continuous Improvement

Successful improvement measures represent an extremely good investment.

Concepts Within Business Development

Many specific concepts within business development have their roots in Japanese industry.

Total Productive Maintenance

A method for business development through the improvement of a company's productive processes, equipment and personnel.

The Background to Total Productive Maintenance

The fundamental aim of TPM is to change a company's culture and implement operator maintenance in a company.

The Goals of Total Productive Maintenance

No breakdowns and no faulty products are the goals of TPM within production operations.

Part 2

Approach to Service and Maintenance

Service and maintenance work in companies can make a significant contribution to increased productivity and profitability.

Operational Follow-up

Operational follow-up is a central part of the work with TPM in order to control and improve business operations.

The Six Big Losses

Overall equipment effectiveness is limited by six big production losses.

Process Capability

Capability stands for the ability to produce within set tolerance levels.

Maintenance of Equipment

There are different methods for performing maintenance of equipment.

Methods of Analysis for Use in Improvement Measures

There are different methods of analysis that can be used in conjunction with improvement measures.

Part 3

Implementation of Improvement Work

By demonstrating rapid results through gradual implementation, this can lead to increased commitment to continued work among employees.

Creating a Change-ready Organisation

A clear role structure in the organisation is required in order to ensure the success of improvement measures.

Model for the Implementation of TPM

The implementation of TPM occurs in a number of steps over a lengthy period of time.

The Concept of Competence

Competence can be defined as the ability and willingness to perform a task by applying knowledge and skills.

Competency Mapping with a Competency Matrix

A competency matrix can be used to map and identify competence demands and competence requirements.

5S in Short

An efficient method used to creating good order in the workplace.

Implementation of Operator Maintenance

The implementation of operator maintenance means that production personnel actively take part in the maintenance work.

Maintenance Prevention

Preventing and rectifying problems in order to avoid them being built into the equipment.

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