Vibration Analysis 1

Presenter: Simon Mills

Simon has many years experience of machinery operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. He has presented over 140 training courses in condition monitoring, vibration & balancing, reliability and FMECA, and installed CMMS at over 25 organisations….More

Number of days:4
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This course is based on the ISO 18436-2 certification program vibration analyst category 1 syllabus and is designed to prepare staff for the British Institute of Non Destructive Testing (BINDT) PCN VA Cat 1 Certification Exam.

The course is accredited by BINDT PCN to CM GEN App D. 

VA Cat 1 personnel are qualified to perform a range of single-channel machinery vibration condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines activities in accordance with ISO 17359 and ISO 13373-1.


Managers, Engineers, Analysts, Supervisors, Technicians and Operators who wish to learn about basic vibration monitoring and analysis in the areas of Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Reliability and Condition Monitoring.


  • Evidence of training to VA1 in accordance with ISO 18436-2 and BINDT PCN CM Gen App D
  • Gaining skills in measuring vibration
  • Awareness of typical vibration levels for a range of machines
  • Understanding a basic range of VA techniques and single channel instrumentation
  • Gaining practical approaches to practical vibration analysis and monitoring
  • Awareness of key International Standards covering vibration condition monitoring


This course is accredited by BINDT to train candidates to vibration analyst category 1 in accordance with the ISO 18436-2
certification program.

Unit 1

  • Implementing Condition Based Maintenance
  • Introduction to Vibration Monitoring
  • Vibration Severity Measurement
  • Practical Vibration Measurement

Unit 2

  • Vibration Data Acquisition
  • Principles of Vibration Analysis
  • Vibration Spectral Analysis
  • Practical Vibration Measurement

Unit 3

  • Vibration Qualification & Assessment
  • Introduction to Structural Resonance
  • Vibration Analysis & Fault Finding
  • Practical Data Collection

Unit 4

  • Recognition of Poor Data
  • Vibration Monitoring Survey
  • Introduction to Balancing
  • Training Examination & Course Review
  • Optional BINDT PCN VA Cat 1 Exam*

Please Note:
The precise content may change on the day depending on the specific needs of the delegates.

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