A standard that certifies that an individual possesses a defined level of expertise in the field of lubricating grease. Certification indicates that NLGI recognizes the individual as a grease expert. Certification is awarded after an individual passes a two-hour exam that consists of 120 questions about lubrication fundamentals and grease types, selection, manufacturing, applications, maintenance, testing, etc.
This certification is offered during the NLGI Annual Meeting (once per year).
- The 2021 NLGI Annual Meeting will be held in Tucson, AZ at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, September 27 – 30, 2021.
- Individuals employed by a member company taking the exam will receive a discounted fee. Individuals employed by a non-member company are still encouraged to take the exam; however the fee will be higher. Please view our Annual Meeting registration/pricing information for more details.
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- Renews every 3 years
- Renewal fee $100 USD
- Renewal criteria
Certification is an indicator that the individual possesses a high level of expertise in the field of grease. NLGI recognizes CLGS certified individuals as grease industry experts. CLGS certification will serve as a useful tool for employers to screen potential employees and for OEMs and end users to ensure that consultants and suppliers are qualified to make grease related recommendations.
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