RCM is applied to highly critical systems. Consequences are unacceptable. The maintenance concept is based on defensible failure behavior that describes the current failure behavoir situation. This is only possible if it is recorded in a structured, unambiguous manner and in accordance with a world standard. This is the RCM standard.
It describes the process to be used to create defensible maintenance concepts. This requires knowledge of the structure and the associated terminology.
Certification is absolutely necessary to ensure that quality can be ensured.
This certification is provided by a team of 6 independent RCM examiners. They have achieved the highest RCM Level and they decide on the criteria that students must meet in order to meet the required RCM Level 1-2-3-4 certifications.