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Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Coordination Skill Set

State ID: GAA28

The Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Coordination skill set is part of the MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical,  nationally recognised qualification. It is designed to develop your skills in leadership, innovation and continuous improvement, planning and estimating, quality assurance/compliance, systems and IT.

You can choose to focus on either the electrical or mechanical stream of this skill set.

This course requires approximately 6 to 8 hours a week online study using our a Blackboard Learning Management System coupled with an additional 3 hours a week expected attendance at campus for workshops.

To study this course you will need to have completed a Certificate III apprenticeship or have worked in maintenance in one of the following industries: Navy/aerospace, oil and gas, mining and mineral resources, or public transport (e.g. A/C plant room technician with prior engineering studies).

In this course you will develop skills in:

  • Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
  • Planning and scheduling planned and unplanned work
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems
  • Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
  • Liaising with client departments and customers
  • Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components
  • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment
  • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Dealing with emergency and unplanned problems and repairs
  • Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines

2020 Dates

  • Commencing April, Term 2, 2020
  • Commencing July, Term 3, 2020

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

On completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment and may be able to work as a Maintenance Coordinator or if you have the relevant experience, a Maintenance Supervisor, Planner or Manager.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

All year round

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced Onsite



Duration 20 weeks
Where Munster
How Part Time
Non concession:
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