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LCAT II - Lubrication Analyst ISO Category II


Lubrication management and analysis are critical activities for machine reliability improvement, detection and diagnosis of faults, and root cause elimination. It is a vital component of predictive maintenance programs.

Internationally recognised

SVT’s LCAT lubrication programs comply with International Standards ISO 18436-1, ISO 18436-3, ISO 18436-4, ISO/IEC 17024 and offer optional certification by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT).   

Course Duration:

3 days training plus optional 2 hour certification exam.


  • Maintenance and reliability strategies
  • Lubricant roles, functions and failure modes
  • Lubrication health monitoring & diagnostics
  • Contamination measurement and control
  • Wear debris monitoring and analysis
  • Oil sampling best practice
  • Corrective actions
  • Alternative technologies
  • Maintenance recommendations

Who Should Attend

  • Lubrication technicians & personnel
  • Facility technicians and operators
  • Condition monitoring personnel
  • Facility support engineers
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Reliability personnel

Participants will learn how to:

  • Schedule & direct lubrication management
  • Schedule & direct lubrication analysis
  • Establish procedures for sampling, 
  • preparation and transport
  • Select appropriate analysis techniques
  • Select appropriate sample locations
  • Recognise potential contamination
  • Ability to liaise with laboratories
  • Recognise abnormal data
  • Recommend corrective actions
  • Maintain & manage a database of analysis
  • Perform basic failure mode & criticality analysis