Introduction to Lubricants

31st October 2024

If you are looking for an intensive, certificated course that will give you a complete overview of the lubricant sector in a single day, then Introduction to Lubricants is for you. Whether you are already working in the industry or new to the sector, the condensed course will provide you with the fundamentals of lubricants, lubrication and tribology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the origins of Lubricants including refining and exploration.
  • Understand the different types of Base Oils from Group I to Group V.
  • Assess different types of additives and their role in lubrication.
  • Explain the different Viscosity & Viscosity Classifications of lubricants.
  • Understand Automotive Lubricant Classifications including ACEA and API.
  • Learn about lubrication fundamentals including Tribology and wear mechanisms.
  • Discover Who’s Who in the Lubricants Industry.
  • Understand the role of Government Intervention in the industry.
  • Explain the financial landscape impacting upon the sector.

Who should attend? Individuals looking to improve their knowledge of the core principles of lubricants and lubrication in a condensed one-day certificated course would benefit from this course. Sales engineers, assistants, administrators and those in customer-facing or business support roles including sales, marketing, administration, IT, finance and HR as well as those new to industry or returning after a career-break would also benefit from attendance.

Date and venue: Thursday 31st October 2024 at the Hilton Hotel, Leicester

Cost:  UKLA members £365 plus VAT, Non-members £465 plus VAT, including certification.

Trainer: Your trainer will be Rod Pesch CChem MRSC. With over 50 years’ experience in the Oil Industry few people can be as well placed to lead this industry introduction.

Bookings: To book your place contact Megan Humphreys at or call 01442 861081. Also available as an In-Company course, please enquire for details.

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