Become an ISO-certified vibration analyst now: Premium CAT I–IV training program

This globally recognized certification for Category I–IV vibration analysts complies with ISO 18436-1 and 18436-2.

  • As our client, you have full access to our CAT I–IV Vibration Analysis Training offering.
  • We conduct training programs around the world.
  • The Vibration Analysis Training courses are conveniently presented directly on your site.

Vibration Analysis Training: CAT I Vibration Analyst

  • Participants: Personnel new to vibration monitoring and analysis or staff members who are looking for an introduction to vibration analysis, condition monitoring and maintenance practices.
  • Topics: Periodic, single-channel data collection and analysis.
  • Prerequisites for CAT I certification: Participants have six months of experience in vibration analysis, have completed the course and successfully passed the examination.
  • Duration: 4 days, optional examination on the 5th day, 2 hours

Vibration Analysis Training: CAT II Vibration Analyst

  • Participants: Personnel with 12 months or more of vibration analysis experience and a basic understanding of vibration theory and terminology.
  • Topics: In-depth study of machinery faults and their associated spectra, time waveform and phase characteristics.
  • Prerequisites for CAT II certification: Participants have 18 months of experience in vibration analysis, have completed the Category II course and passed the Category II vibration analyst examination. Category I is not a prerequisite for certification as a Category II vibration analyst.
  • Duration: 4 days, optional examination on the 5th day, 3 hours

Vibration Analysis Training: CAT III Vibration Analyst

  • Participants: Personnel with more than two years of vibration analysis experience and a solid understanding of vibration theory and terminology.
  • Topics: Diagnosing the widest range of vibration-related fault conditions, performing balancing and alignment, and understanding, diagnosing and correcting resonance faults.
  • Prerequisites for CAT III certification: Participants have 36 months of experience in vibration analysis, have completed the Category III course and passed the Category III vibration analyst examination. Participants must have been previously certified as a Category II vibration analyst.
  • Duration: 4 days, optional examination on the 5th day, 4 hours

Read more about Mobius Institute Vibration Analysis Training Courses Cat I–III

Vibration Analysis Training: CAT IV Vibration Analyst

  • Participants: Personnel with more than five years of vibration analysis experience aiming to be a chief diagnostic analyst or consultant
  • Topics (amongst others): Advanced signal processing including cross-channel measurements (phase, coherence, transfer functions, etc), structural dynamics (resonance, mass/stiffness/damping), modal analysis, balancing rigid and flexible rotors, displacement sensor and phase reference measurements, polar, Bode and full spectrum plots, fluid film bearings, rotordynamics and modeling; machine faults (unbalance, misalignment, etc.); standards (ISO, IEC, API)
  • Duration: 42 hour online training + 4 days classroom course, optional examination on the 5th day, 4 hours

Read more about Mobius Institute Vibration ISO Cat IV Hybrid

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Your trainers: Certified by the Mobius Institute

Your Vibration Analyst Training will be conducted in partnership with the Mobius Institute through our Cat-III/IV certified instructors, rotating machinery diagnostic specialists who have long been active in servicing clients around the world.

They will be happy to share their in-depth knowledge and extensive practical experience, led by our senior instructor João, accredited to deliver all courses including Cat-IV, see below.

João Pedro Pais, a mechanical engineer with a solid background in plant reliability and condition monitoring and he is a Category IV Vibration Analyst with 20 years of experience in machine fault diagnosis in several industries (Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Power, Process, etc). Due to his expertise, vast practical skills and experience, he is a technical committee member of MIBoC – Mobius Institute Board of Certification, being concerned with technical matters related to the certification of vibration analysts and has recently been nominated a CAT IV course instructor.

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For your peace of mind: Partnership with the Mobius Institute 

The Mobius Institute offers Vibration Analysis Training around the world as well as training on topics such as optimized equipment availability and condition monitoring. Almost 25,000 analysts have been trained in the last decade alone.

This globally recognized certification for Category I–IV vibration analysts complies with ISO 18436-1 and 18436-2.


Your next step: Talk to us 

Would you like more information about our ISO-certified Vibration Analysis Training courses and our partnership with the Mobius Institute?

Or if you are ready to book your individual training course, contact us via the booking form below or call us on +49 6151 428-1424

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