Course Description

This course is 49 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The second course in the Certificate in Maintenance Management gives an overview of maintenance planning and scheduling while looking at maintenance jobs and scheduling maintenance. It then looks at how to measure the effectiveness of planning and scheduling and concludes with a Q&A session regarding participants' experience with their own company or workplace.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Introduction to Planning and Scheduling
  • Week 2: Planning Maintenance Jobs
  • Week 3: Scheduling Maintenance
  • Week 4: Measuring the Effectiveness of Planning and Scheduling
  • Week 5: Custom-designed with questions from students about their company or experience

What You Will Learn

  • How to plan and schedule maintenance
  • An in-depth look at planning maintenance jobs
  • How to measure the effectiveness of planning and scheduling


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
Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
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

Maintenance Planning, Scheduling, and Coordination
Authors: Don Nyman; Joel Levitt
Edition: 2nd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780831134181

The textbook can be purchased using this link.

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