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Certified Lubrication Specialist – February 2019 – Nashville, TN

February 26 - February 28

blueclslogoThis is a 3-day course designed to prepare attendees for the Certified Lubrication Specialist™ (CLS) certification exam offered by The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). While this course covers all the topics in the body of knowledge (see below), we make no statement that this training alone will fully prepare an attendee to challenge an exam, nor guarantee successful certification.


  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Fluid Conditioning
  • Storage, Handling and Application of Lubricants
  • Monitoring and Reducing Consumption of Lubricants
  • Gears
  • Bearings
  • Seals
  • Fluid Power
  • Lubricant Manufacturing
  • Pneumatics
  • Transportation Lubricants
  • Metalworking
  • Solvents and Cleaners
  • Problem Solving
  • Lubricant Analysis
  • Lubrication Programs

Registration Fee: $1,195.00 per person
Registration includes all course materials, as well as a light breakfast, snack, and lunch each day.
Class Location: Nissan Training Center, 663 Ken Pilkerton Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167
Class Times: 7:30am-5:00pm daily
Expert Instructor: Evan Zabawski, CLS, Senior Technical Advisor
Evan Zabawski is the Senior Technical Advisor at TestOil, he is a Certified Lubrication Specialist with extensive experience training tradesmen and professionals in a variety of fields including: lubrication fundamentals, contamination control, condition monitoring, RCM/FMEA and used oil analysis. Evan is heavily involved with STLE, having been a member for over 18 years, serving the last 8 years as Editor of TLT Magazine, recently joining the Board of Directors and previously serving as editor of The Basic Handbook of Lubrication – Third Edition.

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Exam Date: March 1, 2019
Exam Time: 8:00am-11:00am
Exam Location: Nissan Training Center, 663 Ken Pilkerton Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167
Students must register for the exam through the STLE website at least 3 weeks prior to the exam date. Exam registration fee is not included in the course registration fee. Please Note: STLE does not endorse, sponsor or support this training course. Visit the STLE website to learn more about the education and experience requirements for those interested in certification. Suggested reading material - The Basic Handbook of Lubrication-Third Edition (available on the STLE website)

Study Materials: The STLE website contains all the pertinent information regarding CLS Certification. It contains a suggested reading list; TestOil highly recommends the second choice, The Basic Handbook of Lubrication – Third Edition, which can be purchased from the STLE website.
We also recommend reviewing the two ASTM standards tat are listed, which are available from

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Location: TBD


February 26
February 28
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663 Ken Pilkerton Drive
663 Ken Pilkerton Drive
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
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