Machine Lubricant Analyst Level II Training

MLA Level II Certification Prep Class

MLA II Training Course

Per Student

Why AMRRI Training?


More training (32 hours over 4 days)


Comprehensive course manual

4-Day Training Course

About the Course

AMRRI’s MLA2 course is in accordance with the ISO 18436-4 body of knowledge that includes oil sampling, lubricant health, contamination measurement, and control, and wear debris monitoring analysis. Personnel attending this course will gain a high level of knowledge about evaluating used oil samples. A hands-on workshop on lubricant analysis allows attendees to put newly learned knowledge into practice.

MLA Level II Training

Course Agenda

Program hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Lubricant Roles and Functions

  • Base oil
  • Additive functions
  • Synthetic lubricants
  • Lubrication regimes

Maintenance Strategies

  1. Fundamental aspects of Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM)
  2. Fundamental aspects of Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM)

Oil Sampling

  • Objectives for lube oil sampling
  • Equipment-specific sampling
  • Sampling methods
  • Managing interference
  • Sampling process management

Lubricant Health Monitoring

  • Lubricant failure mechanisms
  • Testing for wrong or mixed lubricants
  • Fluid properties test methods and measurement units

Lubricant Contamination Measurement and Control

  • Particle contamination
  • Moisture contamination
  • Glycol coolant contamination
  • Soot contamination
  • Fuel contamination (fuel dilution in oil)
  • Air contamination (air in oil)

Wear Debris Monitoring and Analysis

  • Common wear mechanisms
  • Detecting abnormal wear
  • Wear debris analysis

Course Formats

Private On-site Courses

Bring Us to Your Facility or Other Venue

Recorded Online Courses

Learn at Your Own Pace

Lubrication Program Development

Improve lubrication work practices, planning, and management.

Benchmark Analysis

Focus and guide your lubrication improvement efforts.

Lubrication Practices Development

Define the work and create SOPs.


Linear Route Development

Create cost-effective and time saving lubrication routes.


Deploy scheduling system and balance routes.

Condition Monitoring Assessment

Create an effective feedback loop with condition monitoring.

Storage & Handling Improvements

Design and specify lubricant storage and handling.


Onsite training to ensure program success.

Fluid Forensics Oil Analysis

Take your oil analysis program to the next level.

PASS+ Exam Prep

Prepare for certification exams on your phone, tablet, or computer!

Course Formats

Public Training

Attend an In-person Event

Private On-site Courses

Bring Us to Your Facility or Other Venue

Recorded Online Courses

Learn at Your Own Pace


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