OilDoc academy

The OilDoc GmbH is one of the leading providers of seminars, in-house training, online training and individual consulting in the areas of lubricant application, monitoring and analysis. It was founded in 2010 as an independent spin-off of OELCHECK GmbH.

The OilDoc Academy – Your Center of Excellence

The OilDoc Academy offers the right training course for every requirement.

Industry-specific seminars and intensive training courses teach the fundamentals of oil analysis, the selection of lubricants and the evaluation of analysis results from lubricant laboratories. Workshops specifically address the statements and interpretations of the values determined in oil analyses. The one-hour online training courses on various topics from the world of lubrication and oil analysis are an ideal complement to the seminars.

OilDoc has also been offering certification courses since 2012. They are specifically preparing for the internationally recognized certification as a lubricant specialist, the Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS), and as a specialist for machine lubrication monitoring, the Machinery Lubrication Analyst (MLA I/II). In four practice-oriented modules, you can also be trained to become a "Professional Lubricant Consultant".

In-house training
in the OilDoc Academy
or at customer's site


Online training
on different topics from
the world of lubrication and oil analysis

Online training

on proper lubrication,
oil analysis and oil monitoring


for your individual problems 
and questions


Rüdiger Krethe, Dipl.-Ing.


The trainers

The OilDoc trainer Rüdiger Krethe, Dipl.-Ing., as well as renowned external lecturers convey the contents of the seminars, online training and symposia understandable, purposeful and sustainable.

In addition to the transfer of knowledge, practical exercises to deepen the contents and exchange of experiences are always the focus. This allows you to apply the acquired knowledge ideally to the conditions in your company.

For each course, you will also receive detailed seminar documents.


Rüdiger Krethe, Dipl.-Ing., is managing director of OilDoc GmbH. As an IHK-certified trainer, he has been successfully passing on his know-how in seminars on lubricants, tribology and oil analyzes for more than 25 years.



OilDoc Conference & Exhibition

Since 2011 OilDoc organizes the OilDoc Conference & Exhibition in Rosenheim every two years. The event is Europe's trend-setting platform for lubrication, maintenance and tribology and regularly attracts an international audience to Bavaria.

Discover the latest developments in research & development, meet the leading application experts and scientists and use the OilDoc Conference & Exhibition to network.


OilDoc Conference & Exhibition


The OilDoc GmbH is certified since 2011 according to DIN ISO 29990.
The basic requirements for learning services and learning service providers in education and training are defined in the international standard DIN ISO 29990. In addition to the learning-specific requirements, it also certifies the existence of a quality management system that meets the latest standards. As a globally valid standard for training and further education institutions, the standard offers the possibility of a common quality basis.