Bearing maintenance and service


This course uses a combination of hands-on training, audiovisuals, lectures and discussion opportunities.

Course objectives

The course objective is to teach the attendee how to improve the service life of rolling bearings, which improves the reliability of rotating equipment.

Recommended for

  • Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant/facility engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility, institution, public utility or commercial building which uses rotating equipment.
  • Managers and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities responsible for rotating equipment performance and reliability.
  • Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers, millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors.
  • Those interested in rotating equipment performance.


Participants should have an understanding of industrial safety. A fundamental knowledge of and ability to use basic hand-tools is required.

RMI On-line course
  • Bearing basics, WE100
Instructor-led courses are supported by packages of “pre-study" and "post study" materials, delivered on-line from the Knowledge Centre on You can view the support materials offered for this course by visiting our Blended learning Solutions page.
  • Bearing basics, RBO2002
  • Self aligning bearing systems, SKF_4417E
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