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SAIT Online Training:  LE127e

 Export to Your Calendar 2020/10/05 to 2020/10/16
When: Monday, October 5, 2020
Where: Zoom
South Africa

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5-8 October and 12-16 October 2020

The course will be held over two weeks, mornings only: first week Monday to Thursday, second week Monday to Friday.

It will be conducted electronically, with lecturers covering the different topics. Access to data, computer with speaker and microphone is essential.

This course is registered with ECSA - number to be advisedand is awarded four CPD credits.

To register for this course, download the registration form here, and email it to: or

Course Objectives: The course is designed to transfer a thorough understanding of tribology from a lubrication engineering perspective. Some twenty topics take participants through from basic chemistry, the theory of rubbing contact and friction in industrial applications, to the application of management principles, safety and the environment.

Who Should Attend? The course is aimed at maintenance personnel but will be of benefit to anyone concerned with the operation, maintenance, condition monitoring or management of industrial plant, machinery, transport and other lubricant related disciplines. Marketing personnel can gain valuable knowledge from the course.

Experience: Delegates are advised that it is essential that they should have a good understanding of lubricants and their application, specifically what viscosity is. Delegates must have at least twelve months experience in the lubricant and maintenance professions.

Case Studies: Delegates are invited to bring their case studies, their problems and their questions to the course for discussion.

Course Content: Lubrication Terminology, Fundamentals of lubrication, Production and Characteristics of Lubricant Base Oils, Properties of Base Oils, Additives, Specifications, Grease, Lubrication Devices, Synthetic Lubricants, Internal Combustion Engine Lubrication, Auto Drive Line Lubricants, Plain Bearings, Rolling Bearings, Gears, Hydraulics, Compressors, Transformer Oils, Metal Working, Filtration, Condition Monitoring & Used Oil Analysis, Seals, Coolants, Assessment of Failed Components, Lubrication Surveys, Storage and Handling of Lubricants and Environment.

Examination: An examination will complete the course, with a certificate for successful candidates.

Download the Registration Form Here.

Completed form to be sent to or

e-Learning Costs:

  • SAIT Members: R11,385.00
  • Non-Members:  R12,765.00
  • Students:           R 3,510.00 (Proof of registration as a full-time student must be supplied with registration form)
  • The fee includes the course manual.

    A fee of R1 500 will be charged if registration is cancelled within ten days of the course. Substitute delegates are welcome. Payment to the SAIT on receipt of invoice.

    The delegates are responsible to ensure that they are able to connect to the e-learning platform Zoom, with a computer or laptop, with speakers and a microphone in a venue that will facilitate good learning and have sufficient broadband speed to ensure uninterrupted learning

    * The course manual will be available to delegates after payment is received.

    * Please note that student photographs are taken and published.

    * Registration closes a week before the starting date of each course; please book early to ensure your position.

    The SAIT reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course if undersubscribed, or for any other reason, and is not liable for any costs incurred by delegates or their sponsoring companies.

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