About PSA Training

Product Support Analysis (PSA) training teaches a systems-engineering process to identify resources required to develop the logistical support systems to complete operational and maintenance tasks to maintain equipment.

PSA influences the design of complex systems to reduce ownership costs and finds cost-effective alternatives to maintain systems and equipment. 

Applicable industries include, but are not limited to Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Food Processing, Chemical Processing, Mining, Facilities, Weapon Systems, Aerospace, Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Energy Distribution, and Power Generation.

The Goal

Product Support Analysis (PSA) is the set of detailed tasks used to identify the resources required to develop and sustain a support system for fielded equipment.

SAE GEIA-STD-0007 & SAE TA-STD-0017

(Society of Automotive Engineers)

The technical standard: Product Support Analysis (PSA) SAE GEIA-STD-0007 identifies the range of logistics product data elements that can be generated because of the supportability analysis conducted during the design, development, and initial fielding of a system, end item, or product. This standard designs and delivers a standardized definition of data elements or set of data tags for Logistics Product Data which is a subset of Product Support Analysis (PSA.) SAE TA-STD-0017 establishes descriptions of activities which, when performed in a logical and iterative nature, comprise the Product Support Analysis (PSA) process.

Developed to replace the LSA process outlined in MIL-1388, GEIA-STD-0007 covers Logistics Product Data.

 

What You Will Learn:

  • Understanding of PSA disciplines as they relate to the five phases of the Defense Acquisition Management System (DoD Instruction 5000)
  • Applications for lifecycle management processes to acquired systems, equipment, and physical assets
  • Supportability processes for in-service systems
  • Concepts, principles and current reference standards which guide PSA and Logistics Product Data (LPD)
  • Optimizing the mix of product support resources for dynamic scheduling of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance

Types of PSA Training

 

PSA training is a cumulative process beginning with an overview introduction for all team members involved in PSA processes and ending in advanced concepts such as proposed values and measurements in Performance Based Logistics agreements. The PSA course offerings reflect the tiered needs of learners at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

PSA 101 • 3 days • Introduction to Product Support Analysis

PSA 102 • 2 days • Prognostics and Health Management

PSA 103 • 2 days • Supportability and Sustainment

PSA 104 • 3 days • Logistics Product Data

PSA 201 • 3 days • Advanced Product Support Analysis Implementation

PSA 301 • 3 days • Supportability Optimization

Benefits of PSA Training

 

  • Understanding of PSA disciplines as they relate to developing effective maintenance programs
  • Theory and practical experience needed to implement and perform PSA
  • Experience developing effective failure management strategies
  • An understanding of PSA’s role within asset management

Who is PSA for?

 

Intended for anyone who will be involved in performing PSA:

  • Fleet/asset managers
  • Maintenance planners/managers
  • Reliability managers/engineers
  • Field service representatives
  • Logisticians
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Supportability professionals

History of PSA

 

PSA (Product Support Analysis) arose from LSA (Logistics Support Analysis) which was codified in 1973 with military standard MIL-STD-1388-1. LSA guidelines were further established in the DoD (Department of Defense) Instruction 5000.2 on major system acquisition procedures and DoD Directive 5000.39 on the acquisition and management of integrated logistic support (ILS) for systems and equipment.

In 1996 after being downgraded from a standard to a best practice, MIL-STD-1388 was canceled and several civilian initiatives took its place.

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) introduced GEIA-STD-0007 in 2007.

Choose Your PSA Training

PSA 101

Introduction to Product Support Analysis

An introduction to the PSA process that provides …

This introductory course provides training designed to …

PSA 102

Prognostics and Health Managemen

An Introduction to the PSA process and related concepts and terminology. Participants will gain …

This course provides …

PSA 103

Supportability and Sustainment

An in-depth review of advanced topics that …

PSA 104

Logistics Product Data 

A high-level overview of the …

PSA 201

Advanced Product Support Analysis Implementation

An in-depth review of advanced topics that …

PSA 301

Supportability Optimization 

A high-level overview of the …

PSA COURSE GUIDE

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PSA – Product Support Analysis Course Schedule

June 3-6:  Introduction to Product Support AnalysisHuntsville, AL – Call to Book 904-622-1738

August 19-22:  Introduction to Product Support AnalysisOklahoma City, OK – Call to Book 904-622-1738

October 7-10: Introduction to Product Support AnalysisDayton, OH – Call to Book 904-622-1738

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

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July 16- 17: Logistics Product DataHuntsville, AL – Call to Book 904-622-1738

July 30-31: Logistics Product Data San Diego, CA – Call to Book 904-622-1738

September 3-4: Logistics Product DataOklahoma City, OK – Call to Book 904-622-1738

October 5-6: Logistics Product DataDayton, OH – Call to Book 904-622-1738

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

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