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Basic Mechanical

By: Sandhills Consulting Nigeria Ltd

Lagos State, Nigeria

22 - 24 Mar, 2017  3 days

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NGN 190,000

This training program will improve your mechanical skills and give you a better overall understanding of mechanical devices and terminology. Many organizations implement this training to reach their goals for Lean Manufacturing/Lean Maintenance. This is not a program on mechanical theory; it is practical applications that can be used immediately at your facility. You will learn how to reduce costly downtime and reduce maintenance calls through proper mechanical maintenance practices.

Course Outline


  • Types of Industrial Pumps
  • Basic Pump Alignment
  • Calculating Load Weights
  • Safety Guidelines for Rigging
  • Safe Working Loads
  • Inspection of Lifting Equipment
  • Selecting the Proper Lifting Equipment
  • ANSI Hand Signals for Operators
  • Inspection Guidelines
  • Variable Speed Belts “Reeves Drives”
  • How to Determine Correct Belt Tension
  • Troubleshooting Belts for Cause of Failure
  • Predictive Maintenance of Belts
  • Establishing the Correct Belt and Pulley Combination


  • Industrial Chain Selection
  • Troubleshooting Chain Failure
  • Chain Lubrication
  • Bearing Selection
  • Types of Bearing Seals
  • Bearing Installation and Removal
  • Troubleshooting Failed Bearings
  • Remedies to Cure Bearing Problems
  • Troubleshooting Charts for Bearings
  • Introduction to Precision Alignment
  • Bearing Lubrication
  • Precision Straight Edge Alignment
  • Alignment Using Dial Indicators
  • Rim and Face Alignment
  • Reverse Dial Alignment
  • Jack Shaft Alignment


  • Understanding the Relationship of Power in Mechanical Transmission
  • Clutches
  • Coupling Selection
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Introduction to Gears
  • Selection of the Correct Type of Gearbox
  • Gear Set Up
Siemens Power Academy, Ikeja,Lagos, Nigeria Mar 22 - 24 Mar, 2017
NGN 190,000.00(VAT Inclusive)
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08185131363, 08061277967,

PROFESSOR PENDER GBENEDIO (CEO/ CHIEF CONSULTANT SANDHILLS CONSULTING NIG. LTD). B.Sc. Accounting, Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio USA; MBA and Ph.D. Accounting, University of Cincinnati Ohio USA; Doctoral Secondary Fields, Finance and Industrial Management. Worked as Financial Specialist at the Corporate Headquarters of the National Cash Register Company (NCR) in Dayton, Ohio USA. He was later appointed a Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Department of Accounting and Associate Dean of the Business School at North Carolina Central University, in Durham, North Carolina, USA; Campus Dean at Strayer University, Colombia Campus, South Carolina, USA. He has taught numerous courses, multiple times in Accounting, Finance and Industrial Management. He is also a visiting Professor at Covenant University (Sango Ota) teaching Ph. D and M.SC Environmental, International and Oil &Gas Accounting. His strengths are in Accounting, Finance, Industrial Management, Functional, Soft Skills and Leadership Courses.ENGR. KAYODE V. FOWODE, MSc (OSH), B.Eng, CMOISH, RMAPS, MNSE, M.CSSE, M.ASMEKayode is a COREN registered Engineer and a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner (CMIOSH) with hands-on experience in managing Corporate Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) risks including Construction, Process Safety and Loss Prevention issues. He is a NEBOSH, IOSH, ABIOSH, Oil and Gas Safety (OGSC) approved Tutor/ Assessor and Registered CDM Coordinator with the Association for Project Safety (APS), UK. He has previously worked with Vascroft Contractors UK, G4s Secure Solutions (UK) Limited, Regency Security (UK). He was headhunted from Turner &Townsend Plc, UK where he worked as a CDM Coordiantor/ HSE Consultant before joining Jagal Group (Gulf FZE, Jagal Nigeria & Nigerdock) as HSE Advisor then progressed as Project Manager. He possesses diverse experience in Occupational Health &Safety, Oil & Gas Safety, and HSSE.