WS1: Asset Reliability Practitioner Advocate (ARP A) Two Day Workshop

Kotya Naik, Training Instructor, Mobius Institute


This workshop is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain a solid understanding of reliability improvement and condition-based maintenance. You will understand why you should improve reliability, what is involved in implementing a program, and what all the roadblocks will be.  You will have a clear understanding of the strategies, philosophies, and terminology associated with the very important process of improving reliability and performance. The course is perfect for managers, engineers, maintenance & operations managers, and condition monitoring leaders.

The two day workshop will cover the following:

  • A big picture overview
  • The benefits of reliability improvement
  • How to assess the benefits for your organization
  • How to develop a reliability culture
  • Selling the program to senior management
  • Developing the program strategy
  • Understanding failure and failure modes
  • Defect elimination
  • Developing an asset reliability strategy
  • Work management (planning and scheduling)
  • Spares and material management
  • Precision and proactive maintenance
  • Condition monitoring
  • How to break out of the reactive maintenance cycle of doom
  • Continuous improvement
  • A summary of the implementation strategy

If you complete the two day workshop you will be eligible to take the two-hour, 60-question, multiple-choice ARP A exam on 30 March 2022. The cost of the exam will be: $275 per student.


He is a Mechanical Engineer and certified Vibration Analyst in Category III & ARP-A, having over eighteen years of experience in Condition Monitoring and Machinery Reliability. He started his career as an engineer and built on expertise in the field of Vibration Analysis, troubleshooting machinery problems, Maintenance management, root cause failure analysis and Training. He has hands-on field experience in monitoring and analysing rotating equipment’s dealt with slow speed machines, reciprocating machines and turbomachinery. In recent years, he has delivered numerous training sessions and was involved in training business development in the Asia Pacific region.