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Be introduced to the fundamentals of Maintenance Steering Group and its origins. Examine the foundations of reliability and failure characteristics theory – critical in understanding the logic, components and methodology of MSG-3. Learn about Structurally Significant Items (SSI), Zonal Maintenance and Lightning/High Intensity Radiated Field (L/HIRF) Analysis.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and MSG-3 Defined
  • The Failure Process
  • MSG-3 Maintenance Significant Item Selection
  • CMR definition and Safety Assessment
  • MSG-3 Functions – Failures – Effects – Cause Sheet  (There is a significant practical element to this module)
  • Supplementary information – MSG-3 Process
  • MSG-3 Maintenance Tasks
  • Supplementary Information – MSG-3 development
  • MSG-3 Task Selection
  • MSG-3 Structural Maintenance Analysis Procedure
  • Supplementary information – Documents
  • Zonal Maintenance Analysis Procedure
  • Lightning / High Intensity Radiated Field (L/HIRF) Analysis Procedure
  • Implementing MSG-3 and Age Exploration

Course Details

Duration: 4 days


  • TBA

Price: $2,975 (ex GST)

Who should attend: Designed to meet the needs of aviation personnel requiring a  comprehensive understanding of MSG-3

Prerequisite: No prerequisities are mandated for this course

Accreditation: National accreditation is currently not available for this course

Trainer: Mr Gavin Walker, industry leader in MSG-3 and Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM). With a Royal Air Force background, Mr Walker has complementary skills in ILS, LSA, FMECA and MTA

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Babcock Training Academy

Level 9
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

tel: +61 8 8440 1498