Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance

General Certificate Course

Course Information

Cost Per Person:
£750.00 (£900.00 inc VAT)

Quote available on request.

Course Length:
2 days

Start Date
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Date: Tue 29 Oct 2024
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Date: Tue 29 Jul 2025
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To arrange for an on-site course, you can give us a call on 01723 584250 or you can fill in the form below detailing your requirements so that we can send you an individual quotation.

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Monitoring the condition of machinery is a key element of predictive maintenance strategies, which are designed to reduce or eliminate unplanned failure of plant and equipment. Being able to gather and use the information to maximum effect is essential to the success of such programmes. This course is designed to give delegates all the information and skills to implement predictive maintenance programmes in their workplace using condition monitoring techniques to best effect.

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who is involved in plant or machinery maintenance programmes. You may be from a manufacturing business, a processing plant or a utility company or you might be a consultant trying to help your customers. We start with the basics, so it is not important to have active experience in the subject and for those who have no previous knowledge, we have an introductory module so you can catch up on some of the basics.

Modular Approach

We break most of our courses into modules, so you can see the process involved in the learning. The most important thing is that we are here to help you through all of it, so if you need us, all you have to do is ask!

Your Tutor

All our tutors are at the top of their game and everyone has a vast amount of experience of handling the subject matter in question. The same is true for this course, so you not only get someone who is a highly experienced trainer, but also who is actively involved in carrying out assessments like the ones you will be faced with.

Module 1 – Guide

We have a downloadable guide, which you can read in your own time, which is designed to give you a good overview and grounding in the basics of the subject so that you can come along to module 2 with plenty of confidence – and questions if you have them.

 Module 2 – 2-Day Residential Course

Day 1

  • Fundamentals of Vibration
  • Application Overview
  • The Effect of Vibration on machinery
  • Temperature basics and theory
  • Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Practical Session

Day 2

  • Vibration Measurement Parameters
  • Overview of the Standards for machinery monitoring
  • Diagnostics and FFT
  • Thermography
  • Other parameters to monitor.
  • Case Studies

Module 3 – Predictive Maintenance Plan

There is no exam for this course, which is the good news! There is an assessment in the form of a maintenance plan to be completed at the end of the course and submitted to us for marking. Your certificate will be based on this submission. Don’t worry though, we won’t leave you out in the cold and will be here to help if you need it.

What do you get?

  • We like to provide the best experience possible for our training, so we like to make sure you have everything you need, this includes.
  • Access to the module 1 guide for as long as you need it.
  • Bound presentation box of notes for you to keep forever.
  • Scientific calculator for the little bit of maths (don’t worry, we will help you through it!)
  • Lunches and coffee throughout the residential element.
  • Dinner and wine on the first night of the course (it’s all on us!)
  • Use of instrumentation for the practical on Module 2.
  • Framed certificate.


  • Crown Spa Hotel

  • £110.00 (£132.00 inc VAT) per person per night
  • The Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AG
  • Website


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