Course Summary

BINDT Lubrication Analysis Cat 1 is ideal for those looking for an introduction into lubrication analysis and will enable the candidate to establish competency in the fundamental key skills and understanding of lubrication and laboratory testing.

This course is ideal for laboratory technicians, reliability engineers, technicians, maintenance supervisors, rotating machinery engineers, predictive maintenance coordinators and any personnel that work in industries where rotating and reciprocating machinery is employed, or where hydraulic systems are being utilised.

This course is accredited by BINDT PCN to CM Appendix C and is aligned with ISO 18436-4 certification programme Lubrication Analysis Category 1 syllabus.

lubrication analysis

Upcoming Dates

  • 5 day course - includes BINDT exam on last day
  • Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • Practical and Theory
  • Contact us to request

Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

As an Approved Training Organisation (ATO), registered by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT), our vibration and lubrications courses are based on a third party condition monitoring training certification scheme which is aligned with ISO 18436 standards.

BINDT is an accredited certifying body in accordance with ISO/IEC 17024 offering personnel certification against criteria set out in international and European standards through the Personal Certification in Non-Destructive Testing (PCN) Certification Scheme.

One of the many benefits of achieving PCN certification is that successful candidates will gain a recognised qualification, which enhances career prospects and provides a certificate of competence.

Condition Monitoring Training

Course Assesment

The candidate will undergo a series of formative assessments throughout the duration of the course to ensure learning has taken place. Towards the end of the course, there is an internal written exam. Candidates will be expected to achieve a 70% overall score in order to pass the course. The BINDT PCN certification exam can be taken immediately after the successful completion of the course.

Course Agenda

  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Lubrication Theory and Fundamentals
  • Lubricant selection
  • Principles of lubricant selection
  • Lubricant storage and management
  • Oil sampling
  • Lubricant health monitoring
  • Wear debris monitoring and analysis
  • Report interpretation
  • Lubricant contamination measurement and control

Course Objectives

  • Basic understanding of lubricants
  • Basic understanding of laboratory tests and why they are performed.
  • Effects of poor lubrication in machinery
  • Lubricant selection
  • Oil sampling techniques
  • Results and report interpretation
  • Correct storage and management of lubricants

Need some help?

Contact us if you have any questions about our training courses.

+44(0)1709 876 712

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course, you will gain the knowledge and understanding to make informed lubrication decisions regarding the plant and have a greater appreciation of the fundamental key skills of lubrication and laboratory testing

View our full training matrix

View our upcoming public courses and full training matrix.

Request Bespoke in-house training

Tell us about your team’s requirement and request a quotation.