Oil Analysis II (OA II) was designed to foster a deeper understanding of oil analysis. Through case studies, oil analysis reports, and group problem-solving exercises, students will explore oil analysis and its use in making lubrication decisions. The course also explores techniques used to detect the additive, thermal and particle factors that degrade oil.
OA II Course Overview
- Course Duration: 30 hours (over 3 days)
- Associated Certifications: MLA II, OMA I
- Pre-Requisites: ML I (Who should attend?)
- Study Pack: Included with course purchase via the Noria Academy app. Available separately on the Noria Store
- Oil Sampling Best Practices
- Fluid Properties
- Contamination Control
- Wear Particles and Faults
- Test Results and Oil Report Interpretation
One year of Noria Academy access
You’ll get the OA II Study Pack including digital flash cards (plus Wear Debris 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 Best Oil Sampling Practices, More Effective Condition Monitoring with Inspection 2.0, How to Double the Life of Critical Equipment through Effective Lubrication, Advanced QC Analysis of Lubricants and Biolubricants and more.
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.
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.
The Oil Analysis II course is most beneficial for maintenance, reliability and operations professionals who are involved in oil sampling or analysis activities. 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
|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|
Oil Analysis II (OA II) provides maintenance professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to properly sample and monitor oil health via in-site tests and lab analysis.
|Morning||Introduction and Set Up|
|Optimizing Oil Analysis|
|Oil Analysis Fundamentals|
|Afternoon||Fluid Properties Analysis|
|Morning||Fluid Properties Analysis|
|Contamination Control and Proactive Maintenance|
|Afternoon||Contamination Control and Proactive Maintenance|
|Morning||Fault and Wear Particle Analysis|
|Alarms, Limts and Test Slate Selection|
|Anatomy of Oil Analysis Reports|
|Afternoon||Field Tests and inspections|
|Case Studies Workshop|
“This training is an extremely important part of any reliability lubrication program. The course was full of valuable information, while the instructor was very friendly and took the time to answer all the questions at every level of expertise.”
“Excellent learning forum. Provided substantial information that will be immediately useful in improving existing oil analysis program.”
The Noria Academy app is the best way to prepare for your ICML or STLE 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 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.
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