TapRoot® Training

TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis

Capability Resources is a licensed TapRooT® provider of Systems Improvement, Inc. and is recognised throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia as an industry expert in providing incident investigation and root cause analysis services using TapRooT®.

The reason why people use it everyday is because it provides a consistent and systematic way to solve problems. Industries using TapRooT® include the Defence Force, Airlines, Mining, Oil, Gas, Drilling, Hospitals, Manufacturing, Engineering and Rail just to name a few.


2-day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis

In just two days you will learn the basics of the TapRooT® System for finding the root causes of incidents, accidents, quality problems, near-misses, operational errors, hospital sentinel events and other types of problems. Once you find the real root causes using this systematic process, you will learn to develop effective fixes that will keep problems from happening again. You can check your corrective action effectiveness using the SMARTER checklist technique.

Who Should Attend?

This is a foundation course suitable for Team Leaders, Supervisors, Managers, Safety Professionals and people responsible to find and fix the root causes of incidents, accidents, quality problems, near-misses, operational errors, hospital sentinel events and other types of problems.

Employees that may be asked to contribute in an investigation will provide more effective input.

Learn to find and fix problems proactively BEFORE an accident or incident occurs and to analyse the Safeguards that keep problems from happening or from getting worse once a single Safeguard fails.

Also learn what to include in effective presentations to management when presenting results of a Root Cause Analysis.

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3-day TapRooT ® Equifactor ® Equipment Failure Analysis

Find the root causes of equipment and machinery problems at industrial plants including utilities, processing plants, petrochemical plants, manufacturing facilities or refineries.

Who Should Attend?

Equipment failure analysis and reliability professionals, engineers, equipment reliability specialists, maintenance supervisors, mechanics, and others who analyse equipment problems to find and fix their root causes.

In just three days learn the basics of the TapRooT® System for finding the root causes of problems PLUS the Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting Technique for Root Cause Failure Analysis of Equipment Problems. Once you find the real root causes using this systematic process, learn to develop effective fixes that will keep problems from happening again. Check your corrective action effectiveness using the SMARTER technique.

This course focuses is on equipment failure analysis and troubleshooting by combining the use of TapRooT® with Heinz Bloch’s troubleshooting techniques from his book, Machinery Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting.

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5-day TapRooT ® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training

This course is especially valuable for people interested in analysing the causes of human error. You’ll learn rules and theories to help you improve human performance, including how to improve procedures, training, communications, human engineering, supervision and management systems. You’ll also learn ways to improve your company’s investigation processes and procedures.

Who Should Attend?

Environment, Safety, and Health Managers, Quality Managers, Hospital Risk Managers, Quality Assurance Professionals, Equipment Root Cause Experts, Government Regulatory Investigators, Safety Engineers, Coordinators, Professionals, Reliability and Maintenance Engineers, Design Engineers, Facility Managers, Quality Auditors.

Plus you will learn many advanced skills that a Team Leader needs to collect information, analyse root causes, and develop effective fixes that will help your company improve performance.

These advanced skills and knowledge include:

  • An advanced 14 step interviewing process
  • Advanced human performance analysis and improvement techniques and behavioural change
  • Ways to use the TapRooT® Tools proactively to stop accidents before they happen
  • Understanding the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT)
  • How to present your root cause analysis to management to get approval for improvement initiatives

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