Course Description

This course is 49 learning hours inclusive of 5 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The third and final course in the Certificate in Maintenance Management begins with an overview on preventive and predictive maintenance, then moves on to reliability enhancement. It then focuses on predictive maintenance and management and concludes with a lesson on special issues in regards to preventive and predictive maintenance.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour online live session with the instructor. There is a total of five hours of live sessions in this course.

  • Week 1: Introduction to PM
  • Week 2: PM Dissection
  • Week 3: Reliability Enhancement
  • Week 4: PdM and Management
  • Week 5: Special Issues

What You Will Learn

  • A comprehensive overview of preventive and predictive maintenance
  • How preventive maintenance works
  • An in-depth look at reliability enhancement
  • How predictive maintenance works


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
Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
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

Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
Author: Joel Levitt
Edition: 2nd
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780831134419

The textbook can be purchased using this link.

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