Course Description

This course is 56 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The first course in the Certificate in Maintenance Management looks at the fundamentals of maintenance management along with reliability and preventive and predictive maintenance. It then focuses on the aspects of planning and scheduling maintenance and concludes with special issues related to maintenance management.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Introduction to Maintenance Management
  • Week 2: Reliability
  • Week 3: Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance
  • Week 4: Planning and Scheduling Maintenance
  • Week 5: Special Issues

What You Will Learn

  • The basics of maintenance management
  • Aspects of preventive and predictive maintenance management
  • How to plan and schedule maintenance


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Maintenance Management.

The Faculty of OLCD recommends an intermediate level of English language proficiency for the most effective learning and participation in our online and face-to-face courses. A list of the minimum recommended scores on some common English tests can be found on our website. If you have questions about your English language proficiency and ability to succeed in this course, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • Managers and directors of maintenance
  • Superintendents
  • Supervisors
  • Lead Hands
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) managers, planners, and engineers

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Maintenance Management
Online - Self-Paced
Apr 01, 2024 to Mar 31, 2025
Total Learning Hours
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Reading List / Textbook

The Handbook of Maintenance Management
Author: Joel Levitt
Edition: 2nd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780831133894

The textbook can be purchased using this link.

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