Printed on 10/21/2021
Lubrication Technician Apprentice
Not Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
As a Lubrication Technician apprentice, you'll work with industrial machinery and equipment components. You'll learn to adhere to safety and industry standards, and demonstrate safe work practices. In related training, you'll learn to compare greases, oils, hydraulic fluids and other lubricants; perform general lubrication, operate hydraulic and central lube oil systems; and perform preventative maintenance. This program requires you to first be employed before starting your on-the-job and classroom instruction.
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- Adhere to industry and employer safety standards
- Apply lubricants to machinery and components
- Perform general lubrication practices
- Monitor hydraulic and central lube oil systems
- Inspect hydraulic and central lube oil systems
- Operate hydraulic and central lube oil systems
- Perform preventative maintenance inspections according to schedules
- Handle new and used lubricants according to employer requirements
- Perform other general duties related to correcting machinery lubrication problems
You must be employed by a company/organization that is willing to participate in an apprenticeship program. Each employer has their own requirements for entry into the apprenticeship program. Contact your employer’s human resources department to see what is available.
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