Journey of the Lubricant Training

With optional Level I Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA I) or Level I Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT I) certification.

Lean Lubrication Training ClassKeeping equipment running. Reducing costly downtime. Constantly improving operations. Maximizing machine and employee productivity…we know that’s what your day is all about.

That’s why we created the three-day Journey of the Lubricant™ course that will enhance both your knowledge and capabilities in lubrication management. Complete our course, secure the optional MLT I or MLA I certification and you will become more efficient in your daily activities, more confident in your profession and more valuable employee to your organization.

Today, we’re all working lean with the requirements to do more with less. Expectations are higher, demanding more productivity from both equipment and personnel. Let education be the key to reaching these goals.

Complete the course and you will discover how to transform your maintenance program from reactive to proactive. Change your company’s view of maintenance and plan your maintenance activities with a balance approach that prevent problems before they occur. Gain control over your lubrication program, gain control over your maintenance activities, and gain control over your day.


  • Learn proven techniques to effectively maintain your equipment
  • Gain proven strategies for increasing machine availability
  • Create a strategic proactive plan for your maintenance practices
  • Tour Trico’s Lab to learn the different test procedures and equipment used for oil analysis

Course Focus

  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Lubrication Theory/Fundamentals
  • Lubricant Types
  • Lubricant Properties
  • Lubricant Selection
  • Lubricant Applications
  • Lubricant Storage and Management
  • Contamination Control
  • Oil Sampling
  • Lubricant Health Monitoring
  • Wear Debris Monitoring and Analysis
  • Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Fundamentals
  • Lubrication Management Best Practices