Condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines — Requirements for training and certification of personnel — Part 2: Vibration condition monitoring and diagnostics received an affirmative vote at the FDIS stage, and was affirmed as an international standard. 18436-2 describes a 4-category scheme for certification of vibration analysis personnel who perform condition monitoring and diagnostics. Certification candidates are required to meet prerequisite education, training, and experience, and successfully pass a qualification examination.
Future parts of the 18436 series will include:
Part 1: Requirements for certifying bodies and the certification process
Part 3: Requirements for training bodies
Part 4: Lubrication management and analysis
Part 5: Thermography
Part 6: Diagnostics and prognostics
Part 7: Condition monitoring specialists
Part 8: Balancing
The normative Annex B from 18236-2 – Applicable International Standards, is included with this article as an appendix.