Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) for IATF 16949:2016

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) aims to:

  • Maintain equipment in good working condition
  • Extend equipment working life by slowing deterioration
  • Develop employee skills to operate and maintain equipment competently
  • Ensure safe operation and servicing of equipment by employees
  • Ensure equipment is able to function in all areas critical to quality
  • Reduce machine downtime due to equipment maintenance and repair
  • Guide the organization to select/modify equipment to match their operational needs


This one day training course will provide you with a good overview of the concepts and practical approaches for implementing an effective TPM program, emphasizing in details the relevant areas to fulfil the requirements of IATF 16949:2016 clause


It provides an introduction to the eight pillars of TPM and the TPM implementation roadmap. You will also learn how to identify production losses due to low Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and establish appropriate action plans.


Note: For in-house-training, we recommend a 2-day session that includes an additional workshop for workplace application.

Who should attend?

Managers, engineers, IATF auditors, maintenance and production professionals responsible for the implementation and/or maintenance of the IATF 16949:2016 automotive quality management system.

What will I learn?

  • The holistic programme of TPM, and its purpose
  • An overview of TPM’s 8 pillars
  • The scope of work needed to fulfil IATF 16949:2016, clause

How will I benefit?

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to :

  • Better comprehend and deploy effective TPM initiatives for your organization
  • Fulfil the requirements of clause “Total Productive Maintenance” in IATF 16949:2016
  • Improve machine downtime and enhance productivity

What is included

  • Training course notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate

On completion, you will be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate