Course Differentiator

Basic To Most Advanced

Our training courses are built from the same foundational concepts, layering more detailed explorations or specialized topics in higher level coursework. The chart below gives a glimpse into which topics are emphasized in each course as well as how technically detailed the information is. Topic areas are classified from the most basic (♦) to the most advanced (♦ ♦ ♦ ♦).

Topic Area Essentials of Machinery Lubrication Advanced Machinery Lubrication Practical Oil Analysis Advanced Oil Analysis
Maintenance Strategies ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Lubrication Concepts ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Fundamentals of Machine Wear ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Lubricant Selection ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Reception and Storage ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ N/A N/A
Handling and Application ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Contamination Control ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Lubricant Analysis ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Wear Debris Analysis N/A N/A ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Oil Analysis Program N/A N/A ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Environmental Disposal ♦ ♦ N/A N/A
Certification Preparation MLT I and MLA I MLT II MLA II MLA III
Availability Private Public Classroom Private Public Classroom Private Public Classroom Private Public Classroom

Conducted by industry experts, our courses cover the best practices for machinery lubrication and oil analysis.

“Recouping the cost of this training will take about a week!”
Tim Pendley, Mechanical Engineer, Westlake Chemical