Professional Courses and Consultancy on Plant Maintenance and Reliability

14 Mar 2018

Professional Courses and Consultancy on Plant Maintenance and Reliability

University of Manchester

Professional Courses and Consultancy on Plant Maintenance and Reliability



The University of Manchester is the largest single-site university in the UK. It has more than twenty academic schools and hundreds of specialist research groups undertaking pioneering multi-disciplinary teaching and research of world-wide significance.


The School of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering was formed in 2004, following the merger of three former departments within UMIST and Victoria University of Manchester. The School has a strong reputation for delivering industrial focused professional development courses and consultancy specialising in plant maintenance and reliability for the past 20 years. These courses are successfully delivered within the UK and globally in Mexico, Italy & Dubai.


Reliability engineering and asset management is a critical field of managerial and technical importance to both the UK and the international industry. There are 8 Continual Professional Development (CPD) courses which cover the complete spectrum of plant maintenance activities, ranging from maintenance design, condition monitoring, maintenance auditing, risk & reliability, maintenance modelling, and turnaround management. These courses are IMechE accredited CPD courses which will contribute to your professional development   and also instrumental in achieving the status of Chartered Engineer and Membership. Discover more about this course by visiting: http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/study/cpd/ream/




  • No formal education on the plant maintenance at undergraduate level but the developed 8 unique CPD courses meets the complete spectrum of plant maintenance and its reliability.
  • Follows a holistic systematic approach in teaching that provides best practice in maintenance engineering and related management knowledge transfer to enhance plant and system reliability to any industry including service sectors. 
  • Lecturers are experts in their field and associated with industrial companies.
  • Learning outcome in each unit is directly transferrable to Industry.
  • Flexible and blended learning approach 

Key Dates:

Course Title


Asset Management Strategy & Organisation

Oct 1-5, 2018

Machinery Vibration-based Condition Monitoring

Oct 8-12, 2018

Turnaround Management

Oct 29-Nov 2, 2018

Design for Reliability and Asset Management

Nov 5- 9, 2018

Asset Maintenance Systems

Jan 28-Feb 1, 2019

Safety, Legislation & Cost Effectiveness

Feb 4-8, 2019

Reliability, Maintainability & Risk

Feb 25-29, 2019

Auditing Asset Management & Maintenance Organisations

Mar 4-8, 2019


Target Audience:

Experienced industry professionals, in the field of maintenance and asset management from various industries including oil & gas, food processing, building & construction, power generation, etc.


Fees: £2500 per course


Consultancy and Research:

Besides teaching, the University has a wide range of software, instrumentations and expertise to solve industrial maintenance needs.  The University can undertake the following industrial work;


  • In-situ modal testing to find the natural frequencies and mode shapes
  • In-situ vibration measurements to solve the complex industrial vibration problems.
  • Customised development of vibration-based condition monitoring system.
  • Plant risk and reliability analysis.
  • Maintenance organisation and asset auditing
  • Planning maintenance outage.

Course Director: Prof Jyoti K. Sinha

      Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 4639

      Email: jyoti.sinha@manchester.ac.uk


Contact Details Admissions: School of MACE PGT Admissions

        Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 2259

      Email: ream.admissions@manchester.ac.uk


Contact Details Administration: Ms Michelle Mallon

   Tel: +44(161) 275 4507

  Email: michelle.mallon@manchester.ac.uk