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Asset Reliability Practitioner Courses

We are an independent UK-based CBM course provider. For almost 20 years we have delivered accredited courses approved by Mobius Institute (MIBoC) and British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT). Our Asset Reliability Practitioner (ARP) courses: Advocate (ARP-A), Engineer (ARP-E), Leader (ARP-L), are aligned with ISO 18436 quality standards. It is our policy to remain impartial to which examination body students choose.

Whether your organization manufactures products (appliances, automobiles, etc.) or a commodity (mining, oil & gas, etc.); provides an essential service (e.g. water, sewage, power); relies on machinery/electrical equipment (facilities, shipping), or is involved with protecting their country, this course will provide a memorable explanation of how to improve reliability and performance.

No reliability improvement initiative can be successful unless everyone is on the same page. Everyone needs to pull in the same direction. Everyone needs to share the same understanding of the issues, benefits, and remedies. And everyone must be inspired to contribute, support activities intended to improve reliability and performance, and look for opportunities to make improvements. This is the way to create the “culture of reliability”.

You won’t come away as an expert, but you will know enough to make a valuable contribution to an existing program; be in a position to start a new program; determine if you should implement a program at your site; or better understand the program that exists in your plant. The Reliability Institute’s ARP instructors are Dean Whittle and Tom Murphy.

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Looking for a list of all ARP public course dates? See page 6 of the Training Brochure

Looking for a list of all ARP public course dates? See page 6 of the Training Brochure

How would you like to study?


Public ARP courses are 4 to 5 days in length, including a day for review and the exam, and are is intended for everyone working within an organization who in any way influence the management, design, engineering, procurement, maintenance, or operation of an organization that involves critical machinery


Online Asset Reliability Practitioner courses are self-paced and include six months access to the Mobius online course (Duration: 17hrs 30mins) and six months access to the Reliability Institute’s ‘Instructor-supported’ Microsoft Teams learning community. MIBoC examinations for Public, Online and Onsite course are optional.


Virtual Instructor-led ARP courses are hosted on Microsoft Teams or Go-to-meeting. The instructors will guide you through the course in same way as the public course. Screen time is challenging so we spread the sessions over a longer period of time. The exact schedule for the course will be agreed with participants.


Onsite Asset Reliability Practitioner courses give the ability to connect the classroom theory with the onsite practical in a personal context. We offer all courses onsite and in a wide range of topics. For availability and pricing please contact the team for a personalised quote. The minimum requirement for onsite courses is 5 students.

Call: +44 (0)1206 791917

Asset Reliability Practitioner

Public Course Dates 2022

Advocate (ARP-A)

To be announced

Engineer (ARP-E)

To be announced

Leader (ARP-L)

To be announced

Benefits of RMS Asset Reliability Practitioner Courses

High Pass Rate

In 2019 ARP students achieved a 100% pass rate in the examination.

Theoretical & Practical

We use real-life examples on the course to ensure a good balance of theory and practice.

Independent Courses

Students benefit from a sales-free environment – equipment used is simply a ‘black-box’.

Certified Instructors

Courses delivered by qualified instructors with substantial engineering experience.

Increased Reliability

Certified students with a new sense of reliability directly benefit an organisations assets.

Positive Feedback

We listen carefully to student feedback – this ensures we make continuous improvements.

Meet our ARP Instructors

Dean Whittle

Tom Murphy


Currently only Mobius Institute examinations can be taken online. Full details can be found

The ARP-A course price can be seen in blue at the top of the product page. Depending on the options chosen the final price is then calculated.

It is our policy not to make recommendations. We recommend reviewing each exam body in turn. Both Mobius and BINDT conform to ISO 18436 standard.

Asset Reliability Practitioner course feedback

Excellent instructor

I had a really good week, I enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot! I feel you presented the course really well, things came across and I took a understanding to how you was teaching it!

Specialist Maintenance Technician
Tata Steel, UK

Clearly explained

It was an excellent, very professional yet very enjoyable course. As a relative novice to reliability I feel much more confident after the course and the amount of knowledge I gained in the week was incredible.

Reliability Technician
Cardiff, Wales

Highly recommended

Thanks for a really good and interesting course! I feel much more confident implementing changes now, and for once we had a trainer that actually was interested in the subject! Bravo!

Senior CBM Specialist
SKF, Sweden