Oil Analysis Training: Comprehensive Class Announced by Eurofins TestOil

Eurofins TestOil just announced Comprehensive Oil Analysis Training April 26-28, 2022 in Baton Rouge, LA with an available remote option. The course will strengthen skills and elevate the competency of reliability and maintenance personnel including PdM Technicians, Plant Managers, Reliability Engineers, Reliability Technicians, Service Technicians—anyone involved in a lubrication program who wants to bump up their skills. 

                Eurofins TestOil Training Unit Business Manager Tim Skully says, “The class is beneficial to anyone involved in the lubrication program at their facility. Whether they are an existing program manager or just starting an oil analysis program, they will learn best practices of oil analysis along with a full understanding of why oil analysis is important.”

The class will cover:

  • Lubricants
  • Lubrication Fundamentals and Theory
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Preventative and Predictive Maintenance
  • Lubricant Selection
  • Lubricant Application
  • Lube Condition Control
  • Lube Storage and Management
  • Oil Sampling
  • Lubricant Health Monitoring
  • Wear Debris Monitoring and Analysis

This course meets the requirements necessary to challenge Level I Certification exams from both ICML and STLE; relevant certifications are ICML MLA I or MLT I and STLE OMA I. Certification exams are offered on the day after the class and are a half day long. However, obtaining a certification is a plus and definitely not required to reap the many benefits of this class. The cost of the class is $1,495 per person plus the cost of the optional exam.

Tim advises, “Preparation is always helpful and will start the participant off on the right foot.” To that end STLE has a suggested reading list available on their website for OMA-I certification candidates. On their website, ICML has the list of books with the domain of knowledge for both MLT-I and MLA-I exams.

After obtaining first level certifications such as OMA-I, MLT-I, or MLA-I, next level certifications include: OMA-II, MLT-II, MLA-II, and STLE CLS certification.

The instructor for this Comprehensive Oil Analysis class will be Eurofins TestOil Senior Technical Advisor Evan Zabawski. Evan 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. 

Registration is available at: https://forms.testoil.com/acton/media/4748/oil-analysis-training-2022-baton-rouge

“Becoming certified in oil analysis and lubrication best practices is great for individuals looking to grow their careers,” Tim observes. “Receiving training and improving skills can often lead to increased responsibilities and increased pay as well. As far as benefits to management, research shows that having oil analysis as part of a preventative maintenance strategy leads to huge cost savings in terms of increased machine reliability and decreased downtime.”

Eurofins TestOil Oil Analysis Training

Eurofins TestOil is proud to offer industry-leading training classes taught by qualified industry experts with a wide variety of options to fit your training needs. So whether you’re eager to expand your lubrication maintenance knowledge and skills, need to become certified or retain an existing certification, or if you want to get the most out of your learning and development budget, we provide a solution.

Private Training

In addition to the public training classes, Eurofins TestOil offers private training classes either virtual or onsite that can offer a real value for groups of four or more people. Private training may be the answer if:

  • Cost too high? Private trainings are one flat fee regardless of the number of attendees.
  • Public classes require too much time? Private trainings can be tailored to length.
  • Scheduling conflicts with public offerings? Private trainings can be scheduled to accommodate your schedule.
  • Public trainings cover information you don’t need or don’t cover information you want? Private training subject matter can be adjusted to the specific needs of your company.

                On the fence about registering for either public or private training because you don’t require or want the certification? Certification is optional and the class still provides exceptional value without the certification. The goal of each class is to increase your knowledge, capabilities, and value in the workplace.

                For more information on Eurofins TestOil training classes visit Training Courses - Main Page - TestOil or contact Tim Skully at tskully@testoil.com or 216-251-2510.

                With more than 30 years of experience in the oil analysis industry, Eurofins TestOil, focuses exclusively on assisting industrial facilities with reducing maintenance costs and avoiding unexpected downtime through oil analysis program implementation. As industry experts in diagnosing oil-related issues in equipment such as turbines, hydraulics, gearboxes, pumps, compressors and diesel generators, Eurofins TestOil provides customers with a guarantee of same-day turnaround on all routine testing. Eurofins TestOil PRO certified lubrication professionals educate the industry on oil analysis through public and private onsite training. These highly experienced professionals provide a variety of onsite services; from collecting oil samples to conducting failure analyses to writing work orders. For more information on partnering with Eurofins TestOil on oil analysis programs or training opportunities visit https://testoil.com. Contact: Michael Barrett 216-251-2510; sales@testoil.com

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