Maintenance Management Professional

Acknowledgement of Completion


Enhance your skills and knowledge to be more effective in maintenance management!

Focused on the tools, techniques, strategies and skills necessary for effective management of a business’s existing physical assets, this program prepares students for the next step in their career. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to drive improvements in up-time, production capacity, equipment reliability, safety, environmental compliance, economic life of assets, return on investment and effective communication between departments.

Developed and authorized by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (opens in new window), the Maintenance Management Professional Acknowledgement of Completion program consists of eight modules that are structured to progressively help participants understand and embrace the various concepts necessary to be effective as a maintenance and physical asset management professional.

The MMP program is designed for those aspiring to or already in maintenance management or supervisory positions.

Individuals who successfully complete all eight Modules and are members of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada can apply for the “Maintenance Management Professional” (MMP) designation from PEMAC (opens in new window).

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab).

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to complete the program?

  • Reasonably take up to 3 courses per year while working full time
  • At this pace it will take just over 2 years to complete the program.

How Extensive is the training?

  • Total student workload is between 675 to 900 hours for the 8 modules.
  • Modules 1-7 each have a 3 hour exam
  • Module 8 is a 30 hour Capstone Project, requiring participants to apply the learning outcomes of Modules 1 - 7 to a relevant project at their place of employment.

How Large is MMP?

  • Over 1300 individuals have at one time received Maintenance Management Professional designation. 
  • Dispersed widely across Canada and even around the world
  • Representing many sectors, both public and private, with asset-intense organizations

I've heard that MMP makes me eligible for my blue Seal. Is this true?

  • MMP completion qualifies Journey Tradespeople for Blue Seal Certification of business competences through Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
  • PEMAC is recognized by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) as an "Approved Education Provider". Consider studying MMP courses if you are seeking to achieve or maintain your CMRP Certification. 
  • Course completion qualifies for Continuing Education units for Engineers and Engineering Technologists.  Consult your provincial engineering or CET association for more information.

Why would we choose to implement the MMP program as recommended or core training our AM, maintenance and reliability teams?

  • Excellent participant feedback consistently report learning skills they need to confidently call themselves maintenance management professionals.
  • MMP professionals work together with others in organization to continuously implement improvement initiatives.
  • Program attracts top employees to challenge of high level learning.
  • Recognition of a professional designation and a College/University Certificate
  • Organization benefits from the skills, professionalism, common language and renewed energy developed through having employees participate in the program.


Program Contact
Continuing Education Technology

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Below is the current Program of Study. To see which courses are currently being offered this term please visit the Course Catalogue.

For information on the textbooks needed for the upcoming term please visit our Textbook Search site.

Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information

Mandatory Courses

Course Number Course Name Course Description
MGMT10157 Module 1: Integrated Strategy for Maintenance Management Introduces basic concepts and the latest developments in cost effective maintenance and physical asset management.
MGMT10158 Module 2: Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager Link maintenance strategies with those of production and operations..
HRES10043 Module 3: Human Resources Management for the Maintenance Manager This module looks at how human resources practices relate to the maintenance environment. Topics covered include the role of human resources in maintenance management, meeting legal requirements, training and development, union management interface, managing change and managing safety.
FINC10049 Module 4: Financial Management for the Maintenance Manager Apply accounting and finance principles as it pertains to the maintenance management role.
MGMT10159 Module 5: Developing and Implementing Maintenance Tactics Focus on maintenance efforts to ensure that physical assets safely, capably, reliably, and repeatedly perform to their designed specifications.
MGMT10160 Module 6: Maintenance Work Management Study the fundamental principles of the work management process in addition to the basics of planning, scheduling and work coordination methods.
INFO10251 Module 7: Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Study the features, benefits, and effective use of a CMMS or EAM computerized maintenance work management process.
MGMT10161 Module 8: MMP Capstone Course Through the application of the key learning elements from the previous seven MMP modules participants apply the principles, latest concepts, and techniques to a final project.