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ICML is a global non-profit organization dedicated to helping lubrication practitioners succeed in their professional careers. ICML certification exams are administered in accordance with ISO 18436 and are available in multiple languages worldwide.

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ApplyApply East Peoria, IL (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR AMENTUM CANDIDATES)
Holiday Inn & Suites, 101 Holiday Street - East Peoria, IL
Sponsor: Amentum
ApplyApply Chillicothe, OH (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR PIXELLE CANDIDATES)
Pixelle offices, 232 East 8th Street - Chillicothe, OH
Sponsor: Pixelle Speciality Solutions
ApplyApply Copenhagen, Denmark (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Hotel Scandic Sydhavnen, Sydhavns Plads 15 - Copenhagen,
Sponsor: C.C. Jensen A/S
ApplyApply Houston, TX (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
The Whitehall, 1700 Smith Street - Houston, TX
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
ApplyApply Tulsa, OK (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, 777 West Cherokee Street - Catoosa, OK
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
ApplyApply Westlake, LA (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR RELADYNE EMPLOYEES)
Sasol North America, 2413 Old Spanish Trail - Westlake, LA
ApplyApply St. Gabriel, LA (7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR SYNGENTA CANDIDATES)
Syngenta offices, 3905 Highway 75 - St. Gabriel, LA
ApplyApply Jubail, Saudi Arabia (8:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR SABIC EMPLOYEES)
Sabic Technology Center (STC) Room F-023 - Jubail,
Sponsor: SABIC
ApplyApply McMinnville, OR  (9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)
Yamhill Valley Chemeketa Testing 288 NE Norton Ln. Building 1 - McMinnville, OR
ApplyApply Espanola, Canada (1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR DOMTAR CANDIDATES)
Domtar Paper, 1 Station Road - Espanola,
ApplyApply Cherry Point, NC (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION)
Fleet Readiness Center East, A Street, Building 83 - Cherry Point, NC
ApplyApply Guangzhou, China (14:00 - 17:00)
No.2 Xinrui Road, Room 409C, Science City, Huangpu District - Guangzhou, Guang Dong
Sponsor: GoodLube Training and Consulting Company
ApplyApply Newark on Trent, UK (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION)
Staythorpe Power Station - Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire
Sponsor: RWE Generation UK
ApplyApply Tomahawk, WI (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR PCA CANDIDATES)
PCA - N 9090 County Rd E - Tomahawk, WI
ApplyApply Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (9 a.m. - 12 p.m. )
Royale Chulan Damansara, The Curve 6, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara - Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Sponsor: Lubetrain Resources Sdn Bhd

What's Happening  
New VARNISH Badges: Apply Now
VIM and VPR are specialized certifications for practitioners with varnish responsibilities.On June 21, 2021, we opened up applications for two specialized credentials: VIM and VPR, designed to help condition monitoring and maintenance teams identify and develop key players in the perpetual fight against machinery varnish and deposits. Read more...
Longtime Practitioners: Where are they now?
Where Are They Now templateWith 20 years of exams behind us, this series of interviews celebrates those practitioners who have maintained unbroken track records of ICML certification since the early days. We continue adding more posts throughout 2021.
Looking for training near you? Start here!
Lube InstructorDozens of training providers all over the world have signed our partner agreement to give assurance to us—and you—that their certification classes satisfy ICML prerequisites. We list their names, regions, and links here. See the List...
ICML 55.1 Standard now in Spanish and Portuguese
ICML 55.1 Standard PDF is now available in Spanish & Portuguese.In response to increasing demand from our Mexican and Brazilian candidates and our training partners, we have translated the "ICML 55.1 Standard" into Spanish and Portuguese. Starting June 2021, these two languages are available as PDF format or printed book. Just select your preferred language in the "Language" box on the order form.