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Infrastructure Asset Management Training

Jacobs has developed a three-day infrastructure asset management training and certificate course that is aligned with the Institute of Asset Management Professional Certificate Exam.

Course Overview

Jacobs' Asset Management Training course was launched in 2015 and to date has been delivered to more than 850 participants globally. The course is split into the following five modules that align with good practice asset management as outlined in ISO 55000, PAS 55 and the IAM’s learning framework:

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Asset Management
  • Module 2 - Asset Related Risk
  • Module 3 - Asset Management Life Cycle
  • Module 4 - Asset Information
  • Module 5 - Financial and Business Impacts (including Asset Management Plans)

The course targets people who have some asset management experience. Each course can hold up to 25 people. The first two days will be busy, with a lot of course content to be covered, and as a result, these will be two full work days, along with necessary breaks and refreshments throughout the day. The exam will be on the morning of the third day, following a refresher session.

The course has been designed and refined to include the application of adult learning techniques – employing a mix of presentation and theory, real world stories and working exercises. Course attendees will find themselves applying asset management techniques to “MoneyPit Manor,” a fictional apartment building that is facing a number of infrastructure and service delivery challenges that infrastructure owners and asset managers would typically face, with the working exercises based on real data.

Client Testimonials

“The Jacobs team puts on a top notch Asset Management training course! The high quality training material and engaging exercises paired with personable facilitators that have real-world expertise creates a truly unique learning experience. Regardless of your role, knowledge, or experience you will come of this course excited to go back and apply what you’ve learned.” Anthony Limon, TransCanada, US Pipeline Integrity

“I have taken number of Asset Management-related training courses over the years and the training delivered by Jacobs was by far the most comprehensive. I would highly recommend this to anyone involved in Asset Management whether it be a senior manager, project manager or technical staff.” Imran Motala, Manager of Water and Wastewater Planning, Region of Peel, Canada.

"Jacobs delivered Asset Management Certificate training and examinations to approximately 100 staff from our Supply Chain Operations division. This was a key component of our ISO 55000 Asset Management Framework implementation. Jacobs tailored the course with specific examples from Network Rail and other industry sectors that made the course relevant and engaging to the delegates. By running the courses in parallel with the wider asset management improvement programme, we successfully achieved the collective benefits of:

  • Raised staff awareness and competence,
  • embedment of new governance processes, and
  • stimulating constructive challenge for continuously improvement."

Chris Nickolls, Principal Engineering Manager, Supply Chain Operations, Network Rail, United Kingdom

Institute of Asset Management Certificate Exam

On the third day of the course we will host the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Certificate Examination. For more details on the certificate and the exam, visit the IAM website. The Certificate is a globally recognized Asset Management professional qualification, developed and managed by the IAM. Jacobs' role is to act a proxy between exam candidates and the IAM. The exam is multiple choice, closed book and takes two hours. The exam will be optional for those looking to attend the training course only.

Latest Course Schedule

Last updated: October 2019





Oakville, OntarioCanadaJanuary 24-26, 2017Course complete
Waterloo, OntarioCanadaFebruary 7-9, 2017Course complete
Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaMay 7-9, 2017Course complete
Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaSeptember 26-28, 2017Course complete
Hanover, MD/Washington, DCUnited StatesDecember 6-8, 2017Course complete
Oakville, OntarioCanadaJanuary 23-25, 2018Course complete
Calgary, AlbertaCanadaApril 24-26, 2018Course complete
Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaMay 6-8, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKJune 25-27, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKJuly 5-9, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKSeptember 10-11, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKSeptember 24-25, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKOctober 9-11, 2018Course complete
North York, OntarioCanadaOctober 16-18, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKNovember 13-15, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKDecember 11-13, 2018Course complete
BirminghamUKJanuary 28-30, 2019Course complete
Oakville, OntarioCanadaFebruary 5-7, 2019Course complete
North York, OntarioCanadaApril 9-11, 2019Course complete
Calgary, AlbertaCanadaApril 15-17, 2019 Course complete
Oakville, Ontario CanadaOctober 15-17, 2019Course complete
Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaFebruary 2020$1,700


Prices are per person. Local taxes apply. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The course price does not include the cost of the IAM Exam.

More dates will be added regularly. Please contact the Jacobs Asset Management Training team by emailing to submit your interest for a new location.  We will contact you when courses become available in your region.


To register for a course please contact with the course you would like to attend. You will be emailed payment details along with the registration form to complete which you will need to return by email to the registration team.

Payment methods include credit card, cheque and bank transfers. Places are limited. Terms and conditions apply.

IAM Endorsed Trainer

Jacobs is recognized by the Institute of Asset Management as an Endorsed Trainer. This involved a rigorous review of the training materials by asset management experts at the IAM. Jacobs is currently the only IAM Endorsed Trainer running a multi-day certificate course based out of North America, and the only engineering consulting firm with such a course.

IAM Patrons & EA Certification

Training Team

  • Andy Whittaker – Global AM Training Program Manager & Trainer 
  • Iain Cranston – Global AM Training Program Coordinator & Trainer
  • Stephen Brown – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Europe)
  • Ross Scott – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Europe)
  • John Turpin – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Europe)
  • Paul Conroy – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Europe)
  • Simon Rothberg – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Europe)
  • Rob Gay – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (Asia Pacific)
  • Farshad Ibrahimi – Senior Principal Consultant (Asia Pacific)
  • Alan Ispass – Senior AM Consultant & Trainer (North America)

Hosting a Course

Jacobs is able to bring the course directly to your organization. We look for a minimum of 15 attendees to run a course in any location around the world. We are also able to design and customize customer training courses for your organization.

For more information on hosting a course or custom training courses please contact

Jacobs Asset Management Consulting Services

In addition to training, our range of expertise in infrastructure asset management allows us to work with you to determine your specific needs and objectives. We will help craft a custom-tailored approach from tackling a single improvement area to developing and implementing a full-scale asset-management program. Our proven approaches and methods cover a wide range of clients where we have successfully helped reduce costs and risks and improve service delivery, by focusing on such areas as ISO 55000 and PAS 55 implementation, better definition of capital projects and adopting a lifecycle approach to decision making. The ultimate goal is to maximize the useful life and value of your staff, equipment and infrastructure assets.

Jacobs is a global company with skilled and experienced Asset Management consultants supporting clients around the world. We offer a full spectrum of Asset Management services to support you in whatever stage you are at in your Asset Management journey.

  • Asset Management Policy & Strategy
  • Asset Management Plans
  • Asset Management Gap Assessments and Improvement Planning
  • ISO 5500X and PAS 55 services
  • Capital Investment Planning and Prioritization
  • Level of Service Frameworks
  • Risk Management
  • Maintenance Planning including Reliability RCM2 & RCM3
  • Operations and Maintenance Optimization
  • Governance, Accountability and Organizational Design
  • Staff Competency Frameworks and Training Plans
  • IAM Endorsed Training & Certificate courses plus custom tailored Training Courses
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