Public Training Seminars

Pioneer Engineering offers ISO 18436-2 compliant vibration analysis courses in our training facility located in Fort Collins, CO. Our classes are held in aVibration Analysis Courses Hands-on Training public setting and are designed for students at any level of experience who are interested in professional development. All of our courses can be tailored to fit your learning style; we will customize our classes to suit your needs. 

Interested in taking a course? Click on the course titles below to learn more about the course deliverables and prerequisites. You can sign up directly online or contact our office here

Our courses are fully compliant with the ISO 18436-2 for vibration analysis training, and we offer accredited certification through the Vibration Institute for Categories I-III.

Upcoming Public Courses

Advanced Applied Vibration Analysis – ISO Category III

May 14-18, 2018 • Pioneer Engineering - Fort Collins, CO

Students who successfully complete the advanced applied vibration analysis course will be able to compute statistical alarms, interpret Lissajous Orbits, and apply advanced FFT techniques (i.e. Synchronous Time Averaging, Order Tracking and Demodulation) and time domain analysis on a variety of machine assemblies. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an advanced course in vibration analysis.

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Alignment

No dates are scheduled at this time, please contact us if interested in attending an upcoming course.

In this hands-on course, students will learn the fundamental concepts of hands-on precision shaft alignment techniques and laser shaft alignment. Students will also learn the effects and importance of removing soft foot and correcting for weak bases. Class can be individually tailored for the experience level of individual students.

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Dynamic Balancing • Fort Collins, Colorado

June 19-21, 2018 • Pioneer Engineering - Fort Collins, CO

In this hands-on dynamic balancing course, the students will learn how to properly identify and diagnose unbalance as well as perform single and two plane field balancing.  Attendees will diagnose unbalance using phase analysis coupled with traditional spectral analysis and will learn the single plane vector method in order to understand the balancing procedure. Tips and tricks from years of experience are shared with students throughout the course to ensure they can successfully perform dynamic balancing in the field. 

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Introduction to Applied Vibration Analysis – Cat I

July 9-12, 2018 • Pioneer Engineering - Fort Collins, CO

In our Introduction to Vibration Analysis course, learn how to establish a vibration condition monitoring program, as well as begin to understand the fundamentals of vibration signature analysis. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an introductory course in condition monitoring using vibration analysis.

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Intermediate Applied Vibration Analysis – Cat II

September 10-14, 2018 • Pioneer Engineering - Fort Collins, CO

In our Intermediate Applied Vibration Analysis course, students will learn how to specify basic FFT parameters, establish initial alarm set points, and perform fundamental signature and phase analysis. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an intermediate course in vibration analysis.

A minimum of a secondary education diploma or equivalent is recommended.

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Intermediate Applied Vibration Analysis - ISO Category II @ McNeese State University

April 30-May 4, 2018 • McNeese University - Lake Charles, LA

In our Intermediate Applied Vibration Analysis course, students will learn how to specify basic FFT parameters, establish initial alarm set points, and perform fundamental signature and phase analysis. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an intermediate course in vibration analysis.

A minimum of a secondary education diploma or equivalent is recommended.

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ODS and Modal Analysis

June 4-8, 2018 • Pioneer Engineering - Fort Collins, CO

Learn how to use operating deflection shape (ODS) and modal analysis to troubleshoot and solve complex structural and rotating equipment problems. The material covered in this course goes beyond the requirements for ODS and Modal analysis subjects included in Category III - IV guidelines established by ISO 18436-2, "Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine - Requirements for training and certification of personnel - Part 2: Vibration condition monitoring and diagnostics".

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Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

No dates are scheduled at this time, please contact us if interested in attending an upcoming course.

Learn how to optimize your reliability centered maintenance strategies by using the techniques presented in John Moubray's text, Reliability Centered Maintenance - RCM II. The course starts with a discussion on Functions and Functional Failures, then moves on to Failure Modes, Effects, and Consequences. It then covers task selection and finishes with tips for implementation and facilitation.

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Thermography - Category I

No dates scheduled at this time, please contact us if interested in attending an upcoming course.

Follows Category I Guidelines Established by ISO 18436-7, "Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine – Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel – Part 7: Thermography"

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Ultrasound - ISO Category I

No dates are scheduled at this time, please contact us if interested in attending an upcoming course.

Follows Category I Guidelines Established by ISO 18436-8, "Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machine – Requirements for qualification and assessment of personnel – Part 8: Ultrasound"

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