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APM Functional Consultant - Health Professional Certification  

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Cost: $200.00 USD

Course Description

APM Functional Consultant - Health Certification


The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health is a part of the overall GE Digital Education Services Certification Framework. The Functional Consultant - Health certification ensures the competency of candidates at a subject matter expert level. Functional Consultants can pursue certification in various APM pillars, dependent on their industry experience and interests, as well us pursue Expert level credentials if desired.

By enrolling in this certification, you agree to the terms outlined in the GE Digital Certification Agreement.

Role Description

The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health is intended for an individual that has substantial industry experience and can be considered subject matter expert in Asset Health. Responsibilities include supporting customer projects, delivering APM foundation reliability services, advising customers on work process and system configuration options.

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in process/mechanical engineering or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent. 10+ years’ field experience working with Reliability Methodologies, APM skills such as FMEA, RCM, in high capital-intensive industry. The candidate must have the ability to analyze the data collected, facilitate failure analysis (RCM, FMEA), make recommendations based on the findings and integrate these recommendations into the customers maintenance work management system.

The Certified APM Functional Consultant - Health role includes the common industry roles for Customer Reliability Manager, Subject Matter Expert, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Consultant.

The candidate should be able to:

  • Leverage industry experience, equipment knowledge, software know-how, and customer satisfaction skills to deliver world class predictive analytics and monitoring solutions to assigned customer accounts
  • Provide APM foundation consulting in the areas of Asset Health, data connectivity and improvement identification
  • Satisfy a customer’s maintenance planning requirements by applying practical knowledge of how to implement Maintenance Plans, Maintenance Items, and Task Lists
  • Able to translate technical/functional concepts into processes and configuration
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of APM Classic work processes and products in the customer sites
  • Present and explain to the APM Classic domain work process, software implementation of the work process and the application of the work process
  • Work to develop relationships with client team members and leverage these relationships to help the client achieve success
  • Assist client project teams by helping define and maintain direction, tactfully preventing clients from taking a “wrong turn”
  • Provide unique knowledge to the client through understanding the capabilities of the APM Classic applications; understanding the functions of the modules; understanding the various ways to implement our products; learning and understanding their business requirements
  • Invest functional expertise and technical knowledge to improve company standards and procedures

Exam Topics & Objectives


Weighting 10%
  • Use Dashboards to display and interpret RBI information
  • View, create, and manage records by utilizing Record Manager and the Record Hierarchy, manage ID templates and relationship definitions
  • View formatted views of data by running stored reports
  • Build and interpret different policies

Asset Health Manager

Weighting 30%
  • Explain how Health Indicators are used
  • Determine asset risk using various analysis techniques
  • Understand the conditions in which asset alerts are received and explain how to action them
  • Understand how to monitor asset health using Asset Health Manager


Weighting 20%
  • Explain how measurement locations impact rounds
  • Explain the workflow use for Rounds and Rounds Designer in APM
  • Interpret the information entered into the Rounds Data Model in APM
  • Use template groups to efficiently design rounds workflows

Policy Designer

Weighting 40%
  • Explain how Policy Models work as analytic tools and how they can be used in APM
  • Use Policy Designer to create different policies within APM
  • Explain what Nodes are and how they are used in different policies
  • Understand how to validate policies before making them active once workflows are created

About the Exam

  • 90 Minutes
  • Proctored Exam
  • New Registration: USD $200
  • Retake Fee: USD $100
  • 100 Multiple Choice Questions
Check out the APM Learning Paths for suggested classes that will help you prepare for the certification exam.