Workshops & Certification


Plant Turnaround: How to Break the Vicious Cycle of Reactive Maintenance
Presented by: Joe Anderson, CMRP, Schwan Food 

Is your plant in a vicious cycle of reactive maintenance?

Are your safety, quality, or environmental incidents higher than they should be?

Are you the scapegoat for the organization?

Would you like to be THE value driver for your organization?

Would you like a promotion?

If you answered “YES” to any of the above questions, do we a solution for you! This course will get down the basics of developing a plan, understand a few of the differences between a proactive and reactive mindset, and teach some of the basics as to how a maintenance department can become the driver for change within the organization.


This course is designed to enlighten, prepare and enhance any attendee as well as equip them to demonstrate the ability to drive the desired change that every company is looking for. Some of the topics include:

  • Developing a Business Plan for Change
  • Understanding a Proactive Work Flow
  • Understanding the Categories and Types of PM’s
  • How we Bring Value and Affect Every Area of the Organization
  • How to Change the Perception of Your Department
  • Simple, Manufacturing Basics to Understand Your Contribution
  • Leadership Fundamentals that Drive Change

We will have a plan development session and plenty of discussion so the attendee will go back empowered, prepared and ready to execute change within their facility.

This course is recommended for anyone looking to advance their career, change lives, and best the best at what they do.

Software Classes

Make plans to stay an extra day and attend a full day of software training. Our trainers will be on hand to review both our DMS and Spectralyzer software programs. Owning the ultrasound equipment is one thing, utilizing the tracking, reporting and analysis tools in our software programs is how you know you’re getting the most out of your investment!

DMS Software Course

Learn how to use all the features of the Data Management System such as how to create application centered reports, SQL reports,custom reports, how to imbed images in the reports as well as how to attach images to records and other data fields, the logistics of setting a route, creating trend charts, setting alarm levels, using the data base manager, configuring lists, setting preferences, uploading and downloading routes, and much more…

Spectralyzer Course

Sound analysis made easy. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of how to get the most out of spectral analysis. Learn the basics of the spectra, time series, dual and waterfall views. In addition the course will review how to customize your screens, setting and loading configurations, using overlays, working with cursors, changing values, setting the harmonic cursor, changing modes from Hz to CPM exporting plots using the bearing fault calculator.

Certification Exams

Certification Exams

As part of our commitment to professional development we are pleased to offer our attendees an opportunity to earn certification! We will be administering the following exams offered by The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP).

Introducing the newly established Certified Asset Management Assessor Certification. Presented by SMRP & the World Partners in Asset Management, this certification is geared towards individuals currently pursuing ISO 55000 site certification or those facilitating asset management assessments. To learn more click here. To register for the exam click here.

The Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) certification establishes an individual’s credentials in asset management knowledge and comprehension, globally.


The Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) Program, an ANSI accredited certification, is the number one credentialing program for validating the knowledge, skills, and abilities of M&R professionals. Every facility needs at least one CMRP on its team, and most should have more, as CMRPs have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to ensure operations efficiency and workforce productivity. The exam is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.


The Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT) program validates  the critical knowledge, skills and abilities needed by M&R technicians to ensure reliable facility operations.Stand out from the crowd and gain instant credibility and recognition within the maintenance community by taking – and passing – the CMRT exam, an invaluable credential recognized industry-wide.The exam is available in English only.

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