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Root Cause Analysis Fundamentals for Engineers

Learn the theory, tactics, tools, and practical root cause analysis that ensures you properly solve maintenance & operation-related failures or incidents. 

8 days


Online learning

2 CPD points

Course starts on 11 Apr 2022

Time remaining to start date:

What You Will Learn:

Root cause analysis process

Root cause analysis tools & techniques

RCA facilitation fundamentals

Implementing corrective actions

Course Approach

Learn - We will present the basic Root Cause Analysis theory that will provide context and a solid foundation.

Practice - We will evaluate the Root Cause Analysis theory against various case studies.

Apply - You will be given an opportunity to apply the theory and lessons learned from case studies to complete a comprehensive Root Cause Analysis report.


Introduction: Orientation & course welcome

Module 1: Root Cause Analysis process

Module 2: Problem definition

Module 3: Identifying possible causes

Module 4: Collecting data

Module 5: Analysing data

Module 6: Present findings in a Root Cause Analysis report

Class project: Complete a comprehensive root cause analysis report

This course includes:

10 hours on-demand videos

Content delivered over 4 days

4 reference case study articles

3 hour live group session

5 downloadable resources

Evaluation of class project