Engineering -
Root Cause Failure Analysis 

The purpose of RCFA is to resolve problems that effect plant performance. The course will outline why and when not to use Root Cause Failure Analysis and will also look at a brief introduction to Asset Management

Course Overview

  • Course Details         

  • Instructor Led Training
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Workshop size: 25 participants
  • Delivery: Classroom or Online

Course Objectives

  • Identify common manufacturing errors and deviations
  • Identify the origin of a problem & determine what happened
  • Gain insight on basic types of causes: physical, human and organizational causes
  • Describe systems failure analysis methods and techniques 
  • Assess how to make RCFA a structured, team based, analytical approach

Training Techniques 

  • Case studies
  • Group learning and discussion
  • Individual challenges
  • Training videos
  • Role plays and simulations


Here is what we will cover in
this course


-The nature of failure
-Purpose of the analysis
-Effective use of the analysis

Root Cause Failure Analysis

-Failure modes and effects analysis
-Fault - Tree Analysis
-Cause and Effect Analysis
-Sequence of Effect Analysis

Machinery Reliability

-Risk assessment and management
-Dependability and life cycle management
-Reliability and maintainability
-Reliability techniques

Additional Issues Related to Failure Analysis 

-Distinction between problems and opportunities
-Ongoing aspects of failure analysis

Additional Issues Related to Failure Analysis 

-Introduction to Condition Monitoring
-Course Review and Feedback

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