6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Work measurement, method study and activity sampling applied to maintenance activities. Personal time management. Stock control of materials and parts within the maintenance function. Stores layout, establishing inventories, stock levels, re-order levels. Project management techniques applied to shutdowns and major maintenance project activities: critical path networks and analysis, Gantt Charts. Motivation and control of the workforce. Motivation: leadership and management in maintenance.
Assignments: 50%, Examination: 50%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.
150 hours of study
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