Machinery Lubrication I (ML I) gives students a foundation in lubrication best practices and product knowledge. Learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and applying lubricants to boost reliability and decrease maintenance costs. Students will also gain a better understanding of oil analysis and how it can help us make better lubrication decisions.
ML I Course Overview
- Course Duration: 24 hours (over 3 days)
- Associated ICML Certifications: MLT I, MLA I
- Pre-Requisites: None (Who should attend?)
- Study Pack: Included with course purchase via the Noria Academy app. Available separately on the Noria Store
- How lubrication affects machine reliability
- Lubrication fundamentals
- Lubricant application best practices
- Storage and handling considerations
- Contamination control
- Essential field inspections
- Much more!
One-year of Noria Academy access
You’ll get the ML I Study Pack including digital flash cards, a comprehensive practice exam to help you prepare for your certification exam, and other supplemental materials. Access via our Noria Academy app or online at academy.noria.com.
Over 5 hours of supplemental videos
These helpful videos cover electric motor bearing lubrication, how to develop a lubrication program, when to use synthetic lubricants, effective condition monitoring and better inspection techniques.
Digital student handbook
Key takeaways from the course manual for deeper insights and knowledge retention. Students who attend In-Person training or Live Online training in the United States will receive a printed copy of the course manual as well.
Students who attend In-Person training or Live Online training in the United States will receive a printed copy of the course manual.
Recording of the course
If you purchased Live Online training, you can also opt to receive a recording of your course during registration for an additional fee. This recording will be accessible on-demand through our online Learning Management System for 90 days following completion of the course.
Training with Noria can help you prepare for your certification exam, but all students who want to get certified need to apply in advance with the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) to take the exam. The ICML offers certification exams online and at all public Noria training events.
The Machinery Lubrication I course is most beneficial for maintenance, reliability and operations professionals who are directly responsible for lubrication tasks. Planners, supervisors and managers and others can also gain valuable insights into lubrication program gaps, cost-saving opportunities and data-driven decision-making from this course.
Job Title or Role
|Millwright, Mechanic, Operator, and Lubrication Technician||Learn best practices for daily tasks|
|Inspector||Uncover more actionable insights|
|PdM Technician, Reliability Engineer and Maintenance Engineer||Improve data-driven decision-making|
|Reliability Manager and Maintenance Manager||Identify program gaps and opportunities|
|Purchasing Manager and Plant Manager||Identify cost-saving opportunities|
The ML I course contains 24 hours of material taught over three days. It is fully aligned with the body of knowledge of the International Council for Machinery Lubrication’s MLT I and MLA I certifications, and a sample schedule has been provided below.
|Morning||Introduction and Set Up|
|Base Oil Fundamentals|
|Lubricating Oil Application Methods|
|Lubricating Grease Application Methods|
|Afternoon||Lubricant Selection Cont’d|
|Oil Analysis Basics|
|Afternoon||Storage and Management of Lubricants|
|Field Inspections and Basic Machine Care|
“The information from this course could save my company as much as $20,000 in monthly oil costs.”
The Noria Academy app is the best way to prepare for your ICML certification exam. Use our digital flashcards, comprehensive practice exam and supplemental material to increase your confidence level with course material.
What is check-in time for in-person training?
We ask that students check in on the first day of training (Tuesday) from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
How long does a day of training last?
A day of training typically begins at 8:00 a.m. and continues until 4:00 p.m. with an hour break for lunch.
Are food and beverages provided at in-person training events?
Complimentary fresh-brewed coffee and light refreshments will be available throughout the day, but students are responsible for their own food and drinks otherwise.
Is audio or video recording allowed during training?
No, please do not record audio or video of training course content.
Is parking included with registration for in-person training events?
No, parking fees are not included.