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Lubrication CLS, MLT I & MLA I Certifications / HOUSTON TX

April 25 - April 29

Unique, innovative, time and cost-saving training for Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS), Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT I) and Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA I) certifications.

If you handle lubricants, collect samples, manage those who do, or need insight into reading reports, this accelerated, intensive learning class is for you.

All pulled together in one complete package

  • Live, in-person real-world experience training—no death by PowerPoint
  • Learn on Ametek/Spectro Scientific’s on-site MiniLab (provided by Atlas Reliability)
  • Real world testing and analyzing oil samples at MRT Laboratories
  • Cost and time effective—training for three certificates, and exam, all in one week
  • Held at EnVibe’s state-of-the-art training facilities
  • Take all 3 tests on Day 5

Designed For engineers, managers, And technicians

And all who seek to improve knowledge and reliability programs.

Taught by Michael D. Holloway, author of 8 books, 142 articles, dozens of certifications, with 30+ years’ experience in the lubrication and training industry. Well known for his unique and successful ICML and STLE training.

DETAILS:

Designed to prepare you to take the STLE CLS certification exam as well as the MLT I and MLA I exams through ICML. The collaboration between these companies offers a truly unique learning environment that is proven to provide the best instruction in real-world environments.  This class will be held at the EnVibe https://envibe.com/ Training Facility with lab work and instruction to be held at MRT Laboratories http://www.mrtlaboratories.com/ in Houston Texas. Atlas Reliability https://www.atlasreliability.com/ will be instructing the use and application of the portable, on-site MiniLab for oil analysis as well as training in reliability and maintenance strategies.  Those enrolled in this course will have access to the on-line content as well.

The course outline is as follows:
Day 1

  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Lubricant Manufacturing
  • Lubrication Programs
  • Storage, Handling and Application of Lubricants

Day 2

  • Maintenance Strategies (Atlas Reliability)
  • Bearings, Gears, Hydraulics
  • Engines
  • Pneumatics
  • MiniLab Demonstration and Application (Atlas Reliability)

Day 3

  • Lubrication Selection and Chemistry
  • Solvents and Cleaners
  • Seals
  • Metalworking

Day 4 (Held at MRT Labs)

  • Condition Monitoring
  • Lubricant Analysis
  • Data Interpretation
  • Problem Solving

Day 5 EXAMS

Description

This combination certification examination preparation course prepares you to take the Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) as well as the Machine Lubricant Analyst Level I (MLA I), and the Machinery Lubrication Technician Level I (MLT I) exams. A CLS is an individual who is designated as a “Lubrication Engineer” by his/her employer. Professional individuals from varied backgrounds, including sales and management, opt to become CLS certified to increase their credibility/standards. A Certified Lubrication Specialist’s core responsibilities including evaluating and selecting lubricants to use and their purchases, conducts lube surveys, trains lubricators and assembles work list, develops quality assurance and used lubricant analysis programs, troubleshoots and problem solves lubrication issues, maintains records of all application, as well as waste collection or disposal.

The Machine Lubricant Analyst Level I (MLA I) compliant with ISO 18436-4 and the Machinery Lubrication Technician Level I (MLT I). The MLA I develop competency for daily activities associated with lubrication tasks and basic lubricant analysis for machine condition monitoring, contamination control and problem detection.

The MLT I is for those responsible for daily lubrication tasks, including oil changes, top-ups, greasing bearings, lubricant receiving and proper storage and care of lubricants and dispensing devices. This course lasts 4-days (36 hours) and is designed to prepare you to take the certification exams. This combination certification examination preparation is for the Machine Lubricant Analyst Level I (MLA I®) compliant with ISO 18436-4 and the Machinery Lubrication Technician Level I (MLT I®). The MLA I ® develops competency for daily activities associated with lubrication tasks and basic lubricant analysis for machine condition monitoring, contamination control and problem detection. The MLT I® is for those responsible for daily lubrication tasks, including oil changes, top-ups, greasing bearings, lubricant receiving and proper storage and care of lubricants and dispensing devices.

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