New TPM: Total Productive Maintenance (Online)

The modern business world is a rapidly changing environment, so the last thing a company needs if it is to compete in the global marketplace is to get in its own way because of the way in which it approaches the business of looking after its income generating physical assets. It is important to have a fundamental rethink of business processes to achieve improvements in cost, quality, speed etc.
The New TPM – Total Productive Manufacturing is a manufacturing led initiative that emphasizes the importance of people, a ‘can do’ and ‘continuous improvement’ philosophy and the importance of everyone, not just production staff, working together. It is presented as a key part of an overall manufacturing philosophy.
Programme Objective

Who Should Attend:


Experienced or new team leads, managers and senior managers.

At the end of the programme, participants will learn how to :
1. Achieve leaner organizational structures and reduce cost
2. Rigorously reappraise the way things are done – towards simplification
3. Improve performance through the use of appropriate measurement
4. Handle changes as a result of having to do things differently
5. Instill upon the concept continuous improvement

Programme Outline

Upon completion, participants will be able to:


1. What is a World Class Organization?
2. TPM Definition
3. Features of TPM
4. Origins of TPM and comparison with TQM and Traditional Maintenance
5. TPM principles
6. Eight Major Pillars of TPM 

6.1. Autonomous maintenance
– Process, Objectives, and Empowerment


6.2. Equipment and process improvement and Overall Equipment Effectiveness
– Equipment losses, Manpower losses, OEE Calculation, other losses


6.3. Planned maintenance
– Definition of a plan


6.4. Early Management of New Equipment
– Relationship with Ergonomics


6.5. Process Quality management
– Understanding process quality related statistics & computation


6.6. TPM in administrative and support departments
– How to get others to be involved?


6.7. Education and training
– Communication, team formation, problem solving


6.8. Safety and environmental management


7. TPM implementation
– 3 requirements for fundamental improvement
– 12 implementation steps & 4 phases


8. TPM benefits – tangible and intangible


2 days ( 9.00am~ 5.00pm)

Programme Fee

SMF Member: $590

Non-Member: $648

Course fees before GST


Note that purchases of goods and services from GST-registered businesses will be subject to GST at 9% GST. The GST amount calculated will be based on full course fees.


Note: Eligible company may qualify for course funding


Completed O-level and are able to speak, read and write in basic English
An applicant must be at least 18 years of age on admission to the programme.

Terms & Conditions

1. All notice of withdrawal must be given in writing before the issuance of letter of confirmation. Once confirmation letter is sent to participant, no cancellation will be allowed or penalty charges will apply.


If notice of withdrawal is received:


– At least 1 week before commencement of the course, a 20% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 20% of full course fee before funding will be charged.

– Less than 1 week before commencement of the course, a 30% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 30% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
– No show on the scheduled date, a full course fee will be levied. For government-funded course, a full course fee before funding will be charged.


2. For all government-funded programmes (WSQ & Non-WSQ), funding is only applicable to:
– Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
– Participants who have achieved at least 75% attendance and passed all required assessments

Full course fee will be charged to participants who fail to meet the above-mentioned criteria.

3. When a course is cancelled, fail to commence or fail to complete under unforeseen circumstances, participant is allowed to defer the intake at no cost or withdraw from the course; under such situation, a full refund of the advance payment will be given.


4. Notice of change in participant’s name must be given in writing, not less than 5 days before the course commencement date.


5. SMF CCL reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.


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Appeal Process

1. The candidate has the right to disagree with the assessment decision made by the assessor.


2. When giving feedback to the candidate, the assessor must check with the candidate if he agrees with the assessment outcome.


3. If the candidate agrees with the assessment outcome, the assessor & the candidate must sign the Assessment Summary Record.


4. If the candidate disagrees with the assessment outcome, he/she should not sign in the Assessment Summary Record.


5. If the candidate intends to appeal the decision, he/she should first discuss the matter with the assessor/assessment manager.


6. If the candidate is still not satisfied with the decision, the candidate must notify the assessor of the decision to appeal. The assessor will reflect the candidate’s intention in the Feedback Section of the Assessment Summary Record.


7. The assessor will notify the assessor manager about the candidate’s intention to lodge an appeal.


8. The candidate must lodge the appeal within 7 days, giving reasons for appeal together with the appeal fee of $108.00 (inclusive of 8% GST).


9. The assessor can help the candidate with writing and lodging the appeal.


10. The assessment manager will collect information from the candidate & assessor and give a final decision.


11. A record of the appeal and any subsequent actions and findings will be made.


12. An Assessment Appeal Panel will be formed to review and give a decision.


13. The outcome of the appeal will be made known to the candidate within 2 weeks from the date the appeal was lodged.


14. The decision of the Assessment Appeal Panel is final and no further appeal will be entertained.


15. Please click the link below to fill up the Candidates Appeal Form.

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Programme Key Information