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Asset Management Training: March 2019

12 March 2019 - 13 March 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Terrace Conference Centre
114 The Terrace


The EEA has developed this two day course on asset management, tailored especially for the electricity supply industry. The course is intended for people working in the electricity sector who wish to gain an understanding of the full breadth of modern asset management practice.

Attendees may be asset managers new to the field, people working in a related field such as operations or finance, or those who already have considerable experience in aspects of asset management who wish to broaden their understanding. The course is applicable to those who manage assets at an operational level as well as those who are responsible for strategic aspects of asset management.

The course is based on training material offered in public courses by the New Zealand Asset Management Support (NAMS) organisation, but is customised for the electricity sector. The customisation builds on the recent experience of NAMS in delivering in-house asset management training for Transpower.

This training is confirmed.
Maximum attendees: 20

Course Overview

Day 1 - Understanding Asset Management

The first day provides a comprehensive overview of asset management. It is customised for the electricity sector, but uses the International Infrastructure Management Manual as a key reference.


  • Gain an understanding of the basic principles of asset management
  • Know what tools are available to use
  • Understand the key asset management concepts
  • See what others have done
  • Take the opportunity to discuss AM planning with industry peers

Regulations, Framework and Guidance

Strategic Planning

Level of Service

Demand Forecasting

Asset Information

Asset Condition and Performance Monitoring

Decision Technique

Managing Risk and Resilience

Operational Planning

Capital Works Planning

Financial Forecasting

Plans and Information Systems

Improving Asset Management

Day 2 - Telling the Asset Management Story

This seminar is a practical 'how to' course on communicating the asset management story to internal and external stakeholders. Asset Management Plans are a key output from the asset management planning process and have a vitally important role in communicating asset management issues, investment needs, solutions and expenditure forecasts.

The seminar will help participants who are involved in writing, contributing to or reviewing asset management plans to identify what they should focus on to tell the story most effectively and in accordance with good practice.

The workshop will enable attendees to answer the following questions:

  • What is good practice, and how is everyone else doing it?
  • What should I focus on to get the most value into my plans?
  • What options are there for format and delivery of AMPs?
  • What organisational resource and structure is required?

On completion of the course, attendees will be able to write, review and/or update Asset Management plans that:

  • Tell the organisation's asset management story in a logical manner
  • Use language that is appropriate for the reader
  • Support the higher level strategic documents
  • Provide a robust basis for long-term forecasts

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Course Venue and Timing

The Terrace Conference Centre, 114 The Terrace, Wellington

  • Tuesday 12th March 2019 - The course starts at 8.30am and finishes at 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 13th March 2019 - The course starts at 8.30am and finishes at 4.00pm

Course Costs and Confirmation

The cost for EEA Members and staff of Corporate Members is $1200.00+gst and Non-Members is $1400.00+gst. This course is subject to a minimum number of attendees and will only be confirmed once these numbers are reached.

This training is confirmed.


Register for this Course

To register, follow the link at the bottom of this page. If you have any trouble registering, or any questions, please contact us on 04 4738600 or email to

Note: An invoice will not be sent at the time of registration just your confirmation email of attendance. The invoice will be sent once the minimum number has been reached. Please hold any travel arrangements until we have confirmed the course.

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