Reliability & Maintenance Training Events

Essential Care and Inspection Techniques

August 21-23, 2023: In-person training. Raleigh, NC

This practical training course teaches how to care for equipment and perform fundamental condition monitoring (inspections) tasks.  Through hands-on demonstrations, you’ll learn about inspection tools and smart inspection techniques. This course is designed for maintenance technicians and operators to learn the fundamentals of equipment care, life extension of components and inspections techniques.  All participants will receive training materials, hands-on exercises, Condition Monitoring Standards V1 and a training certificate for 12 hours of instruction.

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Root Cause Problem Elimination

March 15-16 and November 9-10, 2023: join online or in person

Band-aid fixes and best guesses are costing you time and resources. IDCON’s Root Cause Problem Elimination™ training focuses on eliminating problems, not just analyzing them. You’ll learn a structured approach to problem elimination while learning a documentation method and implementation strategies for your organization.

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Develop and Manage Preventive Maintenance

March 13 – 14 and November 7 -8, 2023: join online or in person

Do you have the right Preventive Maintenance Strategy? Never question if you know the right task, right frequency, or right tool again with IDCON’s “Develop and Manage Preventive Maintenance” training. IDCON’s PM/ECCM philosophy adapts the documentation method and level of detail, depending on the consequence of breakdown (criticality of the equipment/process) You will practice the concepts learned in class using common components, equipment and processes.

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Shutdown Turnaround Optimization Process

January 26 – 27, 2023: At University of TN Knoxville

Are your shutdown/turnarounds costing you valuable production time? IDCON’s Shutdown Turnaround Optimization Program training teaches you how to stay on budget and minimize downtime through a 6-step process that focuses on countdown actions, tools, and resource optimization. This course also aligns with SMRP’s Work Management Pillar in the Body of Knowledge.  

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Work Management Planning & Scheduling

January 24 – 25, 2023: At University of TN Knoxville

Effective Planning and Scheduling is a key to improving reliability and maintenance performance. This course gives you practice in how to perform the essential functions of this work management process.

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Materials and Spare Parts Management

May 11 – 12, 2023: join online or in person

Waiting for parts to arrive impacts productivity, reliability, and the bottom line. Better management of this process is an untapped opportunity for organizations to improve reliability. This IDCON training gives you a better understanding of how to increase plant reliability and maintenance performance through improved management of spare parts and materials-related information.

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What is the Problem with Your Problem Statement?

Part one will be hosted on Tuesday November 22 @ 10:30 am EST with Torbjörn Idhammar, IDCON’s CEO and President.

An effective root cause analysis process can significantly improve production reliability. But few organizations have a function root cause analysis process in place. Our four-part webinar series is designed to improve your Root Cause process so you can solve your problems.

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VAO – Vibration Analysis Overview

Vibration Institute

“An Informational Vibration Analysis Overview for Non-Practitioners” has been provided for individuals that require some understanding of vibration analysis as it relates to their daily work lives. This will assist management, sales, engineering and purchasing in their communication with vibration analysts regarding machine and plant reliability. It will add everyday practical knowledge to their skill sets and improve interaction with vibration teams; on their plant site, at customer plant sites or remotely through electronic based communication.

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BRM – Balancing of Rotating Machinery

Vibration Institute

BRM covers single and basic two-plane balancing techniques. It includes both field balancing and shop (balancing machine) balancing. Topics such as pre-balance checks, influence coefficients, balance quality and tolerances, residual unbalance testing and case histories are included. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category III and IV Certification Exams, and Balancing Specialist Exam.

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CAT IV – Advanced Vibration Control

Vibration Institute

AVC is targeted at solving complex vibration problems involving transient and forced vibrations; resonance, isolation and damping in both structural dynamic and rotor dynamic systems. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category IV Certification Exam. The workshops and case studies scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.

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CAT III – Machinery Vibration Analysis

Vibration Institute

MVA provides in-depth discussions on time waveforms, FFT’s, phase and orbit analysis techniques for the evaluation of industrial machinery. This course is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category III Certification Exam.

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CAT II – Basic Machinery Vibration

Vibration Institute

BMV prepares attendees to perform basic vibration analysis on industrial machinery using single-channel measurements, with or without trigger signals, according to established and recognized procedures. It covers basics of sensors, database and data collector setup, data collection, signal processing, fault analysis, and basics of single plane balancing. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.

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CAT I – Introduction to Machinery Vibration

Vibration Institute

IMV prepares attendees to perform a range of simple machinery vibration condition monitoring and diagnostic activities. It is recommended for individuals as an introduction to machinery vibrations and is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category I Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.

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Self-paced: Work Management Training

IDCON Inc, leaders in Reliability and Maintenance Management, has launched a new online training for Work Management Planning and Scheduling. Its goal is to get operations and maintenance teams in sync. In addition, teams will become more efficient.

The self-paced, online training is fast, efficient and includes essential Work Management information. As a result, maintenance and operations professionals will become less frustrated with how work is managed.

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