Northern Lakes College delivers Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Certification Program, developed and authorized by PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada.
The Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Certificate program is designed for operations and maintenance managers in asset intensive industries who want to learn maintenance best practices. The program focuses on the tools, techniques, strategies, and skills necessary for management of a business and its existing physical assets.
Individuals, who successfully complete all eight modules and are members of PEMAC, will receive the MMP designation from PEMAC. Membership can be obtained before or at the time of certification.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)+
12.0 CEUs for the entire program (eight modules), 0.8 CEUs for Module 1, or 1.6 CEUs for each of Modules 2-8 for Alberta water and wastewater operators.
22.5 CEUs for the entire program (eight modules) or 3.0 CEUs for each of Modules 1, 2, 5, or 6 for Ontario water and wastewater operators.
Who would benefit from MMP?+
The program is designed for individuals who are already in maintenance management or supervisory positions and are seeking formal training, aspiring to management positions in the maintenance field, seeking full maintenance accreditation through the MMP designation, or those seeking focused-training in selected areas.
Module 1: An Integrated Strategy for Maintenance Management
This module introduces you to an integrated and holistic approach to maintenance and asset management.
Module 2: Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager
This module links maintenance strategies with those of production and operations.
Module 3: Human Resource Management for the Maintenance Manager
In this course, you will look at how human resources practices relate to the maintenance environment.
Module 4: Financial Management for the Maintenance Manager
In this course, you will focus on the application of accounting and finance principles as it pertains to the maintenance management role.
Module 5: Developing and Implementing Maintenance Tactics
This module focuses on maintenance efforts with the goal to ensure that physical assets safely, capably, reliably, and repeatedly perform to their designed specifications. The focus is on techniques to develop maintenance tactics that will address how the assets are used, how they are likely to fail, the consequence of failure, and identify maintenance tactics that are both feasible and worth doing.
Module 6: Maintenance Work Management
In this course, you will study the fundamentals of the work management processes, look at the key steps in the process, and get a more detailed overview of the basics of planning, scheduling, and work coordination methods.
Module 7: Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
In this course you will study the features, benefits, and effective use of a computerized maintenance management system or Enterprise Asset Management computerized maintenance work management process.
Module 8: Maintenance Management Capstone Project
Pre-requisites: MMP Modules 1 - 7
In this course, you will select a project that will audit, assess, and improve your current maintenance department or develop a new maintenance strategy in your company.
Further Educational Opportunities+
The courses in the Maintenance Management Professional Certificate are approved for Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) program through Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
Learn more about PEMAC+
PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada is recognized by the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) as an approved provider of continuing education and training aligned with key subject areas related to reliability and physical asset management.
Delivery Methods Explained+
Face-to-Face: Courses where the instructor and the students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location.
NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.
NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Courses where you do not have scheduled classes, but where you log in to a program online (Moodle) at any time and do your work.
Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online™).
Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.
Maintenance Work Management Certificate (MMP Module 1 & 6)
Practitioners who complete Module 1 and 6 of the MMP program are eligible to apply for a Maintenance Work Management Certificate which recognizes an individual's understanding of the benefits of an integrated maintenance management strategy and the fundamental principles of work management processes.
Learn more about becoming a designated Maintenance Management Professional at one of our 90-minute, live online information sessions.