ICML- The International Council for Machinery Lubrication Technical ( Level - I)

ICML offers skill certification testing for individuals in the fields of machine condition monitoring, lubrication and oil analysis.ICML currently provides certification for the Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA), Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT) and Laboratory Lubricant Analyst (LLA).

ICML offers Lubrication Skills Certification 

Increasingly, managers are looking to third party organizations to verify that their staff members are competent and ready to perform in the roles to which they are assigned.ICML certification is a peer-review process whereby individuals may prove their skills. It is not a licensing process like that for physicians or attorneys that is required by state law to practice in a field. If successful, the individual will be certified by ICML, receive a wall certificate and a wallet card providing proof of certification. ICML offers industry the following three certifications.

Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA)- These individuals must demonstrate skills in the area of used lubricant analysis for machine condition monitoring. Level I certification is oriented toward the basics of lubrication and sampling, Level II focuses on sampling, test selection and fundamental data interpretation. Level III is directed toward advanced diagnostics and troubleshooting, integration with other technologies and program management.

Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT)- These individuals must demonstrate skills in the day-to-day activities associated with proper lubrication of machinery. Level I is oriented toward lubrication basics and the proper application and storage of lubricant. Level II is directed toward advanced understanding of lubrication fundamentals, lubricant selection and lubrication schedule and program management.

Laboratory Lubricant Analyst (LLA)- These individuals must demonstrate skills in the performance of oil analysis activities typically required of a laboratory technician working in the used lubricant analysis field. Level I is oriented toward the basic aspects of performing common tests in the lab and assuring data quality. Level II is directed toward advanced diagnostics, troubleshooting instrument error and managing lab processes, including testing and service quality




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