Total Productive Maintenance

Provided by: ToolingU

This class provides an overview of each key TPM pillar, including autonomous maintenance, Five S, planned maintenance, quality maintenance, kaizen, training, safety, and office TPM. TPM combines aspects from lean manufacturing and quality initiatives to create a blended maintenance approach for both production and administrative areas. Improved safety, longer machine life, and increased employee involvement are just a few benefits of a well-executed TPM strategy. After taking this course, users will be able to describe the key components of total productive maintenance and their role in continuous improvement.

Course Objectives:

  • Define total productive maintenance
  • Describe lean manufacturing and quality
  • Describe how TPM is connected to other types of maintenance approaches
  • List the six big losses
  • Define overall equipment effectiveness
  • Identify the principles of TPM
  • Define autonomous maintenance
  • List the activities in the Five S approach
  • Describe planned maintenance
  • Describe quality maintenance
  • Describe kaizen
  • Describe the training that is most important to TPM
  • Describe the role of safety in TPM
  • Describe the purpose of office TPM.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for manufacturing personnel, including technicians, engineers, and managers

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants,1st level Supervisors, Operations teams, Leadership, Maintenance

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs



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