Dak Consulting

Developing Improvement Leaders

Telephone: 01491 845 504

Training to Black Belt Level
  • DAK Academy provides practical training for improvement leaders in organisations faced with the challenge of guiding front line, middle management and senior teams to deliver year on year improvement in performance. Course content is graded using the levels shown below to develop skills and confidence of 1. those who need a basic understanding (Yellow Belt), 2. those with the challenge of implementation (Green Belt) and 3. those who need to train others to implement improvement (Black Belt and Master Black Belt).           

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Certified Maintenance Planning, Scheduling & Work Control

Date: 24-26 April 2018
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

An intensive training workshop designed to provide a practical insight into best practice maintenance planning, scheduling and work control.  Learn how a pro-active planning approach with relevant and feedback can become a driver for year on year improvement. 24 CPD Points awarded with this course.

 20 reasons why people booked a place on this course.


Understand how the maintenance planning function can make a fundamental contribution to improving the business and asset effectiveness and release the full operational technology potential.

Learn how to release the full potential of operational technology by making the maintenance plan an integral part of production process.

Understand out industry leading performers systematically progress from:

  • Reactive ( "fix it when it breaks") maintenance, towards
  • Predictive, productive asset management ("stabilise and extend component life, predict when to fix-it-before-it- breaks and eliminate the cause of breakdowns"

Who should attend?

The course is designed to meet the needs to maintenance professionals, personnel from functions that rely on effective maintenance planning, scheduling and work packet control and change agents tasked with improving the maintenance value for money. These include:-

  • Maintenance Planners and deputies
  • Maintenance Manager/Supervisor
  • Key leaders from each maintenance craft
  • Key Operations Supervisors
  • CMMS Administrator or key users
  • Maintenance support assistants
  • Change agents and engineering business sponsors
  • Workshop Leader

Workshop Leader - Colin Sanders

Colin served a Royal Air Force apprenticeship as an aircraft mechanical engineering technician. After serving his apprenticeship he progressed through trade (Licentiateship of City & Guilds) and supervisory management development (MISM, management and instructor training) to become a senior operational manager and planner.

As a consultant Colin has supported maintenance improvement and change management programmes as a project manager, advisor and facilitator in a range of operational excellence projects. He has extended his consultancy experience to include the application of business process reengineering and implementation of performance measurement to clarify operations and maintenance accountabilities and support the delivery of business improvement goals.

Industry experience includes food manufacturing and processing, engineering, medical supplies and steel fabrication. Colin is also a specialist advisor for the Manufacturing Advisory Service.

Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

Workshop fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch on all 3 days. Accommodation is available with preferential rate.