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 The Fundamentals of Maintenance Management

Date: 5th-7th June 2018
Location: Hook, Hampshire
Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

Understand the fundamental principles behind good maintenance management: Learn how to apply these to secure the safe and reliable operation of physical assets to achieve business targets. For managers, team leaders and change agents with responsibility for organising maintenance resources to achieve high levels of asset reliability and maintenance cost effectiveness. 24 CPD Points awarded with this course.

20 reasons why people booked a place on this course.


Achieving the reliability needed for today's manufacturing operations is a tough challenge. Technical understanding alone is not enough, the delivery of effective asset care requires close collaboration between maintenance and production functions at all levels. Team Leader ability to manage the maintenance process is the crucial difference between success and failure...literally.

This 3-day workshop provides an introduction to those who need to understand and manage and sustain production and maintenance asset care best practice.

Learn how to Implement maintenance best practice in your organisation

The workshop provides an overview of the latest tools and techniques for asset management, their benefits and potential pitfalls and when and how to apply them for maximum impact on the bottom line.

Organisations increasingly need to make improvement a key part of the culture in order to remain cost competitive in their operations. The same is true of Maintenance Organisations. Maintenance Departments are increasingly under pressure to improve performance and reduce costs.

With equipment and systems becoming ever more complicated, fault diagnosis can become a significant issue making the task even more difficult. In addition the foundations for lasting improvement are the use of effective underpinning systems such as training, spares management, planning, data recording and analysis to support problem prioritisation and resolution. The workshop therefore, covers these factors that to help participants to understand how to assess and improve: -

  • Reliability of machinery

  • Maintenance procedures and systems

Who should attend?

The workshop is designed for Production and Maintenance team leaders and managers with responsibility for setting and sustaining Asset Care Standards. It will also benefit recently or soon to be appointed maintenance managers, engineers,supervisors and technicians whose role includes managing others. Previous delegates have come from a range of industries including oil & gas, utilities, chemicals, defence, manufacturing and food processing.

Workshop Leader: Paul Wheelhouse

Paul is a Chartered Electrical Engineer, member of the Institution of Electrical Technology and council member if the Institute of Asset Management. He is also a visiting lecturer at Manchester University where he lectures on both MSc and MBA programmes.After studying physics at Manchester University in the UK, Paul worked in the specialty chemicals business for more than 20 years managing a variety of Pan-European engineering, production and distribution organizations. A large part of his time was devoted to enhancing the performance of plant, work processes and the functioning of groups.For the past fifteen years Paul has been engaged in Maintenance and Asset Management consulting and training. This has involved identifying solutions for clients to enhance their return on assets through improved equipment reliability, reduced working capital and effective use of resources. His assignments have been across a multitude of industries located in Europe, Middle East, North America and the Far East.

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.