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Certified Lubrication Specialist (Hybrid – Cleveland, OH)

August 24 - August 26

blueclslogoThis is a 4-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: $1,495.00 per person
Registration includes all course materials, as well as 4 meal vouchers.
Class Location: This course can be streamed remotely via GoToWebinar or viewed onsite at the TestOil Training Building (20365 Progress Dr. Strongsville, OH 44149). Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, our Hybrid course structure will allow for virtual instruction at either location.
Class Times: 10:00am-5:00pm daily (includes a brief tour of the TestOil lab on Friday, August 28th)
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: August 28, 2020
Exam Time: 8:00am-11:00am
Exam Location: TestOil Training Building (20365 Progress Dr. Strongsville, OH 44149) This exam can ONLY be taken in person. 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 that are listed, which are available from

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August 24
August 26
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20365 Progress Dr.
Strongsville, OH 44149 United States
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