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: 3 days, optional examination on the 4th 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
Vibration Analysis Training: CAT IV Master 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: 45 hour online training (Part 1) + 4.5 days classroom course and exam (Part 2).
During the last Mobius Institute partner meeting which was part of the CBM conference in June, B&K Vibro received an award for the best Student Growth in Europe 2018/19. Congratulations to João Pedro Pais, Bruno Jardin and the dedicated B&K Vibro Mobius training team for their contribution to helping our customers succeed in Condition Monitoring and Machinery Protection.
What people are saying about these courses
“This was a super course! Looking forward to doing the CAT 2,3,4” – CAT I student
“Great job! It was fun to learn and to see you work on my own data” – CAT I student
“Good room for questions and debate. Animations were EXCELLENT! Videos were [an] excellent supplement for learning” – CAT II student
“The professionalism was touchable, that was a big pleasure for me to learn from Joao [Pedro] and of course the team was also great” – CAT IV student
“The trainer had a sound knowledge and was able to give comprehensive answers to all of my questions. I really appreciated to have an exchange with the other participants, each with his own expert knowledge” – CAT IV student