Maintenance Audit and Site Inspection

Jan | Feb | Mar 2022
5 Days
Online Live | Onsite


Asset & Maintenance Management can deliver a major contribution to the return on investment and output of a company by realizing the best balance between realized performance (availability, reliability), risk (safety, image, compliance) and cost. We can only do that by making sure that our maintenance process is as effective and efficient as possible. But how to do that in daily hectic practice?
Therefore, it is essential that asset & maintenance managers strive toward the implementation of maintenance best practices. And have insight in the possible performance gaps and how risky they are.
Maintenance Audits & Site Inspections are key enablers to identify performance gaps and hidden improvement potential with which you are able to realize higher performance against lower cost. Acquiring strong audit and assessment techniques are essential for every successful asset & maintenance manager.


  • By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
  • • Understand the added value of asset & maintenance management to the business process
  • • Explain how maintenance audits are related to the asset management framework and why they are beneficial
  • • Understand the basic principles of maintenance audits & site inspections
  • • Apply assessment techniques to identify performance gaps and improvement potential
  • • Benchmark their maintenance organization against international world class standards
  • • Set up a concrete implementation plan based on assessment results


This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals involved in the area of maintenance contracts, but will greatly benefit:

• Operations & Maintenance professionals
• Asset owners & Asset Managers
• Maintenance engineers & business improvement leaders
• All professionals involved in asset & maintenance management auditing
• Quality & compliance managers
• Lead auditors & audit team members
• Anyone who wishes to update themselves on asset & maintenance assessments


• Asset & Maintenance Management as a business process
• Asset management landscape model – The Asset Management System
• Strategy framework
• Line of sight
• Asset management policy, asset strategy, asset management strategy
• Asset management objectives (goal setting)
• (Strategic) Asset management plan
• Measuring performance, feedback & improvement
• International standards on asset & maintenance management: PAS 55 & ISO 55000
• Where the maintenance audit fits in

• Risk management & risk based maintenance concepts
• RAMS – Systems Engineering
• Whole Life Costing principles
• Workflow management
• Organization, people & improvement
• Performance monitoring – (Key) Performance indicators

• Auditing principles – from preparation to reporting
• Process audit
• Site inspection
• Asset & Maintenance assessment – gap analysis
• Certification audit for ISO 55000
• Benchmarking

• The performance gap – defining the goals
• Finding improvement potential & actions
• Defining work packages & improvement plan
• Develop the business case – multi criteria analysis
• Implementation aspects and periodic auditing
• How to make it work? – change management

• Analysis of the business – business goals
• Preparing the audit
• Execute the gap analysis
• Define actions, work packages & improvement plan
• The business case – is it worth the money
• Present your results to management


Mark Steele

Mark is certified trainer with 20+ years of experience in gulf and London. He has trained batches, corporates, individuals and companies from all over the world.

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