Machinery Vibrations


Introduction to Machinery Vibrations  


This course helps prepare attendees to perform a range of simple, single channel machinery vibration condition monitoring and diagnostic activities. This course meets the 30-hour training requirement for preparation for the Category I vibration analyst certification exam per ISO 18436-2:2014.

Houston, TX- March 16th -19th

Clymer, NY - September 28th - October 1st

Oak Brook, IL- May 11th - 14th

Arlington, TX- July 13th - 16th

Introduction to Machinery Vibrations


  • Overview

  • IMV Course Content Includes

  • Training and Workshops Include

  • Instructor

  • Registration Fee

  • Location

IMV prepares attendees to perform a range of simple machinery vibration condition monitoring and diagnostic activities. It is recommended for individuals as an introduction to machinery vibrations and is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category I Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.
All registered attendees will receive:

  • Course Training Manual
  • Printed Copy of Course PowerPoints
  • Workbook with examples, vibration related questions requiring a solution and 18436-2 Annex A from the Body of Knowledge
  • Calculator
  • Ruler
  • Certificate of Course Completion

The IMV training is a four-day course and will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. daily (Tuesday through Friday)

Optional Certification Exam to be administered on the day AFTER the course.


Vibration Analyst Category I

$300

Vibration Analyst Category II

$350

Vibration Analyst Category III

$400

Vibration Analyst Category IV

$450

Balancing Field Specialist Exam

$300

The cancellation of and transfer to a training course within the same calendar year will be honored, provided that written notification is received by the Institute office via e-mail or mail no later than ten (10) business days before the first day of the scheduled course. If registration for a training course is cancelled without transfer to another course within the same calendar year, a $250 cancellation fee will be assessed. A $500 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations received less than ten (10) days from the start date of the registered training course. Additional cancellation fees will be applied for exam cancellations. Absentees for the course will not receive a refund. This cancellation policy supersedes all prior published information.