Machine maintenance for operators

This three-day introductory course is designed for production or manufacturing operators who wish to take on the responsibility of preventative and basic maintenance activities. The course adopts a common-sense approach to develop those with limited technical knowledge to plan, conduct and record first line maintenance. Delegates will acquire the skills and confidence needed to check, monitor and record the condition of production equipment.     

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Machine maintenance for operators

Course summary

Course content;

  • Understand health & safety in maintenance and apply safe working practices
  • Demonstrate the safe isolation of work equipment and apply best practice
  • Understand machine maintenance schedules and routine tasks
  • Select appropriate hand tools and utilise them correctly
  • Select and correctly utilise a variety of fixings (Split pins, washers, thread lock etc)
  • Recognise stripped threads and correctly use thread repair equipment
  • Describe a range of methods to remove broken studs
  • Understand the principles of power transmission systems
  • Identify types of bearings, their typical applications and common defects
  • Remove and refit taper-lock bushes, keyed shafts, belts, chains and couplings
  • Demonstrate assembly and dismantling techniques
  • Demonstrate the correct torque loading of fixing in a range of applications
  • Describe a range of mechanical faults and plan suitable courses of action
  • Identify a range of techniques in order to adopt a logical approach to fault finding
  • Conduct a routine maintenance task

 

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

 

Assessment

Delegates will be closely monitored and assessed by NITAL's skilled and experienced tutors. Successful delegates will receive NITAL certificate of attendance.

 

Potential course outcomes

  • Increased awareness of workplace Health & Safety in maintenance activities.
  • Correct tool selection reducing injuries and prolonged equipment shut-downs.
  • Quicker fault location due to the operators increased mechanical awareness.
  • Increased communication between engineers and machine operators  
  • Add course attendance to CPD

 

Additional

All delegates will be expected to supply their own safety footwear and suitable overalls/workwear when attending this course.                                 

Duration: 3 days Cost: £TBC + VAT Course Code: MMO0118 Location: NITAL Training Centre

Machine maintenance for operators

This three-day introductory course is designed for production or manufacturing operators who wish to take on the responsibility of preventative and basic maintenance activities. The course adopts a common-sense approach to develop those with limited technical knowledge to plan, conduct and record first line maintenance. Delegates will acquire the skills and confidence needed to check, monitor and record the condition of production equipment.     

Register Interest