Going Lean: Total Productive Maintenance

Course Code: LPM
Delivery: Online
Languages: English, Chinese

Total Productive Maintenance is a systematic proactive approach that includes periodic, predictive and corrective maintenance, and has a goal of identifying and eliminating waste or loss associated with production equipment. TPM is integral to the Lean Production system, and is part of the foundation of operational stability that makes Lean possible.


Total Productive maintenance (TPM) is an interactive, multimedia, eLearning training program. It is intended for managers, operators, technicians, engineers, and trainers who work in, or are transitioning to, a Lean production environment.


Participants successfully completing the program will be able to:

  • Describe TPM as a part of the Lean Production System
  • Describe waste and loss due to equipment problems
  • Explain periodic, predictive, corrective, and preventive maintenance
  • Describe TPM metrics: loading, availability, performance, quality, TEEP, OEE
  • Identify The Six Big Losses
  • Explain individual and team roles in TPM, Operator, Equipment Tech, Engineer
  • Describe the Five Pillars of Total Productive Maintenance: Focused Equipment Improvement
  • Explain autonomous maintenance and planned maintenance
  • Describe skills development
  • Explain maintenance reliability
  • Describe the impact of TPM on competitive performance

Qualification and Certification Testing

LearnTech® certification training incorporates interactive learning checks throughout the instructional sequences. Certification tests are criterion-referenced and module-based with feedback on every response for enhanced learning. Administrative access to dates and scores of tests, certifications, and re-certifications is compliant with ISO quality-standards training requirements.

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