Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability

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$ 1,695.00


CMRP Preparation Course

with Instructor, Dr. John Ross, President of Maintenance Innovators
Presented by Noria Corporation

Join Dr. Ross in the Noria virtual classroom for an online training experience designed to help maintenance and reliability professionals take their careers to the next level. This course prepares students to take the CMRP certification exam, and is full of practical, real-world knowledge that any maintenance or reliability professional can use in the plant today. Whether you're preparing for a new job, sharpening up your knowledge for the test, or just looking to gain valuable insights into maintenance and reliability, this course is for you.

Key Benefits of Training

  • Take the next step toward a globally-recognized certification
  • Get real-world examples and stories to help retain and apply course concepts
  • Course order and structure matches SMRP Body of Knowledge for easier studying
  • Access to a course recording for reviewing and studying as needed

About Dr. John Ross

Dr. John Ross has been a practitioner of maintenance and reliability for over three decades. A former Captain in the United States Air Force, he has been recognized as a distinguished public speaker, technical writer, and presenter. Dr. Ross is a certified Lean Manufacturing facilitator, Process Safety Management SME, and a CMRP. Dr. John is President of Maintenance Innovators Inc., helping plants around the world succeed in the arena of equipment reliability process development.







How Do I Get Certified?

Certification testing must be booked through SMRP on their website. There are no educational or experiential pre-requisites to sit for the test, but candidates must:

  • Complete and submit the CMRP application
  • Pay applicable fees in advance
  • Have not sat for the exam within the past six (6) months

To learn more about testing pricing, details, and study resources visit

The CMRP is accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) and the SMRP CMRP exam is the only certification program of its kind accredited by ANSI under the ISO/IEC 17024 standard. You can visit to learn more about accreditation.


Dr. John Ross - President Maintenance Innovators

Course Length:

14 hours


1 seat x 365 days*

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What You'll Learn

  • Pillar 1 - Business and Management
  • Pillar 2 - Equipment Reliability
  • Pillar 3 - Manufacturing Process Reliability
  • Pillar 4 - Organization and Leadership
  • Pillar 5 - Work Management

*When you purchase an online training course, you are purchasing a 1-seat license for 365 days from the date of purchase. Only one person may view the training materials. The seat license is not based on concurrent connections and may not be shared by other users. Only one person will receive a Noria certificate of completion for the course (this is not the same as an SMRP certification) and SMRP certification fees are not included in the course price.

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