Istec Vibration Training Category 1+
The Istec Vibration Training Category 1+ is our online video course for any engineer interested in growing their competence regarding vibration measurements and analysis on rotating machinery. The training captures the essence of vibration in a series of videos, and allows participants to earn the Istec Category 1+ certificate. It is financially accessible to both companies & engineers, and lecturers & students.
Created by experts
Istec is the expert in the field of vibration measurements and analysis, carrying decades of combined experience. The training is created from our passion for this discipline, and to share our knowledge with engineers worldwide.
ISO industry standard
The content of the training is in accordance with the leading industry standard for vibration measurements and analysis: ISO 18436-II (category 1).
Earn your certificate
Prove your acquired competence with the (optional) certificate associated to this training; you can earn the Istec Category 1+ certificate by taking the exam.
“A fantastic course for both novice and experienced vibration specialists!”
The Vibration Training Category 1+ consists of eight modules, divided into 27 chapters. This adds up to 4 hours of video and about 20 hours of total training material. The following main topics are covered in this training:
■ Principles of vibration
■ Data acquisition
■ Signal processing
■ Condition monitoring
■ Fault analysis
■ Corrective action
■ Equipment knowledge
■ Acceptance testing
Click here for a complete overview of each module and chapter »
Participants can optionally take an online exam to earn their certificate. This certificate is valid for five years, after which recertification is required. As the training is created in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 18436-II category 1, the certificate enables the user to perform vibration measurements and basic analysis in the field.
The vibration training is suitable for anyone who wants to add vibration measurements and analysis to their competences:
■ Service teams
Who to start learning about vibration measurements, basic analysis, and recognizing fault conditions.
Who want to start learning or increase their knowledge regarding vibration measurements and analysis.
Who want to add vibration measurements on rotating machinery (condition monitoring) to the school curriculum.
Who want to increase their knowledge before entering the job market.
Perks & Pricing
|Duration access||14 days||Lifetime||Lifetime||Lifetime|
|Pricing||Free||View pricing||View pricing||On request|
|Course design according to ISO 18436-II CAT 1|
|Module 1-8 (27 chapters with over 4 hours of video)|
|Letter of participation|
(additional €100,- fee)
|Receive Istec books: Vibration & Speed (worth: €40,-)|
|Access to written summary document|
|Access to glossary, in-depth articles & condition monitoring infographic|
|Live dialogue 1-day session (Benelux & Germany only)|
Category 1 extended
We refer to this training as Category 1+, as this training exceeds other available courses and the requirements of the ISO standard with practical examples, basic vibration analysis knowledge and in-depth coverage of specific rotating machinery.
The training is followed completely online at the Istec Academy: our online learning environment. Learn at your own pace and watch specific videos again to refresh your memory.