Course Description

Principles of industrial maintenance and turnarounds including facility types, process equipment, work order systems, safety, preventive maintenance programs, roles, planning, and facility shutdown concepts.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, a student will be able to:

  • Understand the major types of industrial facilities and the purposes of each
  • Understand the major types of process equipment and the functions of each
  • Apply project management concepts to the preplanning, planning, and execution of industrial maintenance and turnarounds
  • Create an oral presentation on current events concerning industrial facilities or recent innovations in the maintenance/turnaround process


This course runs on an several week term. It is not self-paced, but follows a weekly schedule. Check section information for exact weekly term information.

Credit is awarded from LSU–Baton Rouge

Online Format: eight week enrollment period; 7 modules 2 exams

Tuition and Fees

Special Requirements: a computer with reliable internet access, a webcam, and a headset or speakers, and a microphone.

You are also responsible for purchasing separately the required textbooks and any additional required materials for this course.

If you are interested in re-enrolling in a course that you have already taken through our program, please contact us before registering. If you have any questions about registration or payment, please contact our office.

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