MCP launches new training offering in Scotland and the North

MCP Consulting Group Ltd. launches new regional public training offer in Scotland and the North. Working with a local high-quality leading-edge training centre with a broad range of meeting rooms and facilities. Our Scottish training portfolio includes some of MCP’s high-value courses. Mechanical to Electrical – Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 Programme This City & Guilds Accreditation Certificate 16-day programme is offered across 4 parts, … Read More

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New City & Guilds Maintenance Excellence Trilogy

As published in Maintenance & Engineering Magazine 11th March 2019 The new City & Guilds’ ‘Maintenance Excellence’ Trilogy for Maintenance and Asset Managers This Maintenance Excellence Trilogy is essential for maintenance and asset management professionals seeking accreditation of their knowledge and abilities. Comprised of three City & Guilds modules, this unique programme incorporates practical and … Read More

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Ten ways to work smarter and increase output

Improving efficiency and optimising performance is a constant concern for the process industries. While technology plays an important part in this, it’s also a matter of the right mindset. John Saysell of MCP, who has worked across UK manufacturing for many years, offers these 10 principles of best practice that help process operators “work smarter and … Read More

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Ten tips to help technical operators work smarter

John Saysell, head of training at MCP Consulting Group, suggests Ten tips to help technical operators work smarter and ways in which staff development and motivation can be improved and, as a result, output increased. Many organisations still fail to realise that their process equipment and machine operators are their most valuable assets. Efforts for … Read More

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MCP looks at maintenance software strategies

Maintenance lifeblood. Phil Taylor Associate Consultant, MCP Consulting Group, looks at maintenance software strategies. There are many systems available today ranging in price from free to exorbitant and although most are perfectly capable of providing the functionality required for most maintenance operations many are damned as ‘bad systems’ with the most common reason cited for … Read More

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RCM: Consider the bigger picture

Although the arguments in favour of Classical RCM (reliability centred maintenance) remain valid, Dave Porrill, principal consultant – MCP Consulting Group, considers whether it is enough to settle for RCM alone. As I survey the ubiquitous volumes of maintenance books and journals available today, I am amazed by the large number of supposedly different analytical … Read More

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