Machinery Lubrication II Training

Dig deeper into advanced lubrication topics

Machinery Lubrication II (ML II) covers advanced lubrication topics and provides the tools to make comprehensive improvements in the workplace that save big on time, money, storage space and training resources. ML II is aligned with the body of knowledge of the International Council for Machinery Lubrication's MLT II certification.

ML II Course Overview

  • Course Duration: 24 Hours (over three class days)
  • Associated Certifications: MLT II
  • Prerequisites: ML I (Who should attend?)
  • Study Pack: Included with course purchase via the Noria Academy app. Available separately on the Noria Store
  • Course Flyer: Download (PDF)


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Machinery Lubrication II

What you’ll learn

  • Troubleshooting lubrication problems
  • Lubrication and Oil Analysis Metrics
  • Base oils, Viscosity index and Lubricant Consolidation
  • Thermal Stability
  • Air and Foam
  • Lubricant degradation
  • And more!

Included with each course

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 over 5 hours of supplemental videos to help you build critical job skills. Access via our Noria Academy app or online at

Course Manual

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.

Getting Your MLT II Certification

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.

Our ML II course is aligned with the body of knowledge of the ICML’s MLT II certification.

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When you complete a Noria certification course, we guarantee you will pass the associated ICML exam — or get free resources and ongoing support from Noria experts until you do.

Learn from expert instructors

Gain valuable knowledge from these industry experts

The Machinery Lubrication II 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

Top Benefit

Operator, Lube Tech (Lubrication Technician) Learn best practices for daily tasks
Inspector Uncover more actionable insights
PdM Technician, Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Engineer Improve data-driven decision-making
Reliability Manager, Maintenance Manager Identify program gaps and opportunities

Course content

The ML II 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 II certification, and a sample schedule has been provided below.

Day 1
Time Section
Morning Introduction and Set Up
Maintenance Strategies Preventive and Predictive
Lubrication Fundamentals and Theory
Lubricant Formulation
Lunch Break
Afternoon Lubricant Formulation
Lubricant Properties and Testing
Day 2
Time Section
Morning Lubricant Selection
Lunch Break
Afternoon Lubricant Selection
Day 3
Time Section
Morning Application of Oil and Grease
Contimation Impact, Detection and Control
Lunch Break
Afternoon Contimation Impact, Detection and Control
Lubricant Storage and Management
Maintenance Culture
Course Review and Wrap-Up

Reviews from students

“Program was very informative and related directly to my job. Materials and visual aids were easy to understand and useful. I learned a lot and it will be useful to apply to the plant’s equipment overall health and reliability.”

“Very good in depth knowledge of machinery lubrication and my instructor related well with examples he used.”

Increase your confidence for the exam

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.

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Frequently asked questions

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 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.