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Vibration Analysis Training

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Vibration Analysis Training

ISO 18436-2 Cat I, Cat II, Cat III

Online or On-site vibration analysis training and certification in accordance with ISO-18436-2 is available for Categories I, II and III.  Training is available in English or Spanish. Virtual live courses provide the easiest and most affordable way to get certified but Alan is available to travel to your site and teach you in person. Get certified Cat 1, Cat 2 or Cat 3 and watch your career take off!

Category I: 3 days of training with a review and a two hour exam on the fourth day. Download The Cat 1 Brochure

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Category II: 4 days of training with a review and a 3 hour exam on day 5. Download The Cat 2 Brochure

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Category III: 4 days of training and a 4 hour exam on day 5. Download the Cat 3 Brochure

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Vibration Analysis Training

Alan Friedman’s name is synonymous with vibration analysis training and certification. He has trained and certified thousands of students in accordance with ISO 18436-2 Category I, II, III and IV.  Alan is an excellent teacher who is passionate about the subject matter. Using 3D animations and videos, he is especially good at explaining the topics in ways that anyone can understand. Alan is ISO 18436-2 Category IV certified. Alan used to teach for the Mobius Institute, helped create their course content and trained many of their trainers. Rather than take a course from someone with limited experience, now you can get take a vibe course with the guru himself!

On-site, Informal Vibration Analysis Training

Sit down with Alan, one on one or in a small group to get all of your vibration analysis questions answered. Informal training can be tailored to your specific needs, whether it is related to verifying that your database is set up correctly or checking your test points or alarm settings, Alan can help. Alan will assess your needs and your current level of understanding and he will work with you to teach you what you need to know to be successful.

Program Audits

Informal on-site vibration analysis training is typically conducted as part of a vibration program audit. If you want to know the current status of your vibration monitoring program and learn how to make it more profitable, Alan can help. You can download a sample agenda for a program audit here. In Alan’s book  he describes 10 Components of a successful condition monitoring program. He’ll take you through these 10 components to help you understand the status of your program and what you can do to improve it. 

Awareness Training

Condition Based Maintenance is not just about vibration analysis technology, it is about changing how the plant makes decisions. Just because you are good at collecting readings and interpreting graphs does not mean that you are getting the most from your program. It is essential to ensure that processes and procedures are in place and that you get buy-in for your program from those above and below you in the organization.

Awareness training aims to involve people outside of your group to help them understand the benefits of what you are doing and to gain their support. Awareness training may be conducted for plant floor personnel or for upper management or both. This training can also be tailored to the specific needs of your plant.