Basic Mechanical Systems


  • Mechanical power transmission safety
  • Use dimensional measurement tools
  • Power transmission
  • Alignment and adjustment of a gear drive
  • Install, align and adjust a pillow block bearing
  • Equipment lubrication
  • Power transmissions troubleshooting

Industry Standard

Industrial Technology Maintenance Level I


  • Assessment Type: CAR
  • MET-TEC Inspection: N/A
  • Performance Affidavit: Submitted online via evaluator


  • 75 questions
  • 90-minute time limit
  • Proctor required
  • Paper version available
  • Retake policy


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Study Material

  • From NIMS: None at this time
  • Endorsed Third-Party Materials: Goodheart-Willcox (textbook), Amatrol (e-learning)