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Welcome to the web site of the International Council for Machinery Lubrication.

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 worldwide in multiple languages and in both paper and online formats. We coordinate our exam schedule with a network of independent training partners.

ICML Exam Session Calendar

(Note: search for the city, or country name, or for the U.S. two letter state abbreviation.)
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To start applying for a paper (in-person) exam, choose a session from the calendar list below.
  • To discuss arrangements for alternative exam sessions not found here, contact us.
  • To schedule an individual online exam instead, click here and also be sure to review our list of training partners.
ApplyApply Cairo, Egypt (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR PRIMEGEAR CANDIDATES)
PrimeGear Training Academy, Obour City, 1st industrial zone, piece 11, Block 13027, Behind Total Gas Station El Boor City - Cairo,
Sponsor: PrimeGear Training Academy (powered by Atlasco Egypt)
ApplyApply St. Louis, MO (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR ANHEUSER-BUSCH)
Anheuser-Busch offices, 1 Busch Place - St. Louis, MO
Sponsor: Anheuser Busch, Inc.
ApplyApply Kingsey Falls, Canada (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Cascade offices, 461 bd Marie-Victorin - Kingsey Falls, QC
Sponsor: Cascades
ApplyApply Florence, SC (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR WESTROCK EMPLOYEES)
WestRock, 7320 Paper Mill Road - Florence, SC
Sponsor: WestRock
ApplyApply South Jordan, UT (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR RIO TINTO CANDIDATES)
Rio Tinto offices, 6076 Broken Rock Circle - South Jordan, UT
ApplyApply Sparwood, BC, Canada (8 a.m. - 11 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM FOR TECK EMPLOYEES)
Teck offices, RR1 Hwy 3 - Sparwood, BC
ApplyApply York, PA (12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
MRG Laboratories, 410 Kings Mill Road - York, PA
Sponsor: MRG Labs
ApplyApply Springfield, OR (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR TYREE OIL CANDIDATES)
Courtyard by Marriot Eugene Springfield, McKenzie Room, 3443 Hutton St. - Springfield, OR
Sponsor: Tyree Oil
ApplyApply York, PA (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR DOMTAR)
MRG Laboratories, 410 Kings Mill Road - York, PA
Sponsor: Domtar
ApplyApply Quesnel, Canada (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
West Fraser offices, 1230 Brownmiller Road - Quesnel, BC
Sponsor: Allied Reliability
ApplyApply Woodmead, South Africa (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Woodmead Office Park - 5 Stirrup Lane - Woodmead,
Sponsor: Yellotec (S. Africa)
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
ApplyApply Adelaide, Australia (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION)
Lakes Resort Hotel, 141 Brebner Drive - West Lakes, SA
Sponsor: Omega Consulting Engineers
ApplyApply Terneuzen, The Netherlands (13:00 - 16:00)
Zeelandlaan 2 - Terneuzen, Zeeland
ApplyApply Breda, The Netherlands
Princenhagelaan 5 - Breda, Noord-Brabant
ApplyApply Suncor Fort Hills, AB, Canada (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. THIS IS A PRIVATE EXAM SESSION FOR SUNCOR CANDIDATES)
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ApplyApply Kirkland, Canada (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. )
Contrôles Laurentide, 18000 rte Transcanadienne - Kirkland, QC
Sponsor: Laurentide Controls Ltd.
ApplyApply Zwolle, The Netherlands
Ijssel Technologie, Trawlerweg 3-5 - Zwolle,
Sponsor: IJssel Predictive Maintenance

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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.
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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.