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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 Veendam, The Netherlands (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
IJssel Technology, Ommelanderwijk 136 - Veendam,
Sponsor: IJssel
1/21/2022
ApplyApply Evadale, TX (8:00 - 11:00 AM THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR WESTROCK EMPLOYEES)
WestRock, 1913 FM 105 South - Evadale, TX
Sponsor: WestRock Co.
1/21/2022
ApplyApply Broken Arrow, OK (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
ICML Offices, 2404 West Detroit - Broken Arrow, OK
Sponsor:
1/25/2022
ApplyApply Wisconsin Rapids, WI (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PRIVATE SESSION FOR ND PAPER)
ND Paper, 621 North Biron Drive - Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Sponsor:
1/26/2022
ApplyApply Canton, NC (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR EVERGREEN CANDIDATES)
Evergreen Packaging, 34 Park Street - Canton, NC
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
1/28/2022
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
2/3/2022
ApplyApply Obuasi, Ghana (3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION)
Anglogold Ashanti, Obuasi Mine - Obuasi, Ashanti R.
Sponsor: AngloGold Ashanti
2/4/2022
ApplyApply Fort Collins, CO (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR RED WOLF RELIABILITY CANDIDATES)
Rocky Mountain Training Center, Pioneer Engineering, 912 Smithfield Drive, Suite 4 - Fort Collins, CO
Sponsor:
2/4/2022
ApplyApply Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Dorsett Hartamas Hotel, D-G-08, Plaza Damas 3, No. 63, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Taman Sri Hartamas - Kuala Lumpur,
Sponsor: Lubetrain Resources Sdn Bhd
2/10/2022
ApplyApply Haydock, UK (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Mercure Hotel, Penny Lane - Haydock, Mesreyside
Sponsor: AVT Reliability
2/11/2022
ApplyApply York, PA (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
York College JD Brown Center at Kings Mill Depot; 410 Kings Mill Road - York, PA
Sponsor: MRG Labs
2/11/2022
ApplyApply Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Dorsett Hartamas Hotel, D-G-08, Plaza Damas 3, No. 63, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Taman Sri Hartamas - Kuala Lumpur,
Sponsor: Lubetrain Resources Sdn Bhd
2/17/2022
ApplyApply Houston, TX (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
The Whitehall, 1700 Smith Street - Houston, TX
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
2/18/2022
ApplyApply Haydock, UK (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Mercure Hotel, Penny Lane - Haydock, Mesreyside
Sponsor: AVT Reliability
2/25/2022
ApplyApply Tianjin, China (14:00 - 17:00)
2#-5, No. 9,Huake 3rd Road, Haitai, Huayuan Industrial Park - Tianjin,
Sponsor:
4/17/2022
ApplyApply Myrtle Beach, SC (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Royale Palms Condominiums 10000 Beach Club Drive - Myrtle Beach, SC
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
5/27/2022
ApplyApply Uithoorn, The Netherlands (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
IJssel Predictive Maintenance, C. Verolmelaan 130 - Uithoorn,
Sponsor: IJssel
6/3/2022
ApplyApply Uithoorn, The Netherlands (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
IJssel Predictive Maintenance, C. Verolmelaan 130 - Uithoorn,
Sponsor: IJssel
6/24/2022
ApplyApply Orlando, FL (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Caribe Royale Orlando Resort 8101 World Center Drive - Orlando, FL
Sponsor: Noria Corporation
7/29/2022
ApplyApply Sint Niklaas, Belgium (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
To be determined - Sint Niklaas,
Sponsor: IJssel
9/9/2022
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
11/11/2022
ApplyApply Zwolle, The Netherlands
Ijssel Technologie, Trawlerweg 3-5 - Zwolle,
Sponsor: IJssel
12/9/2022
   

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.
 

Can't travel to take an ICML exam in person?

How about sitting it in your hometown or online instead? ICML may be able to offer an examination session on-site or locally--even for small groups or individuals. If you would like to find out more about that, please email us at registrations@lubecouncil.org. And as of June 15, 2020, you can also apply for an online exam that you can sit in the privacy of your home or office. Read more about that option here.

Do not let your ICML credential expire!

Your certification is valid for three years from the date you sat your exam, and it can be extended every three years by re-certification. ICML's re-certification program is based on a points system, where points can be accumulated through specific activities, including your continued employment in the field. It is an easy process, but we need to hear from you so we can ensure your certified status is maintained. Email admin@lubecouncil.org for more information.