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We offer a range of courses that are regularly attended by fuel and lubrication company employees looking to familiarise themselves with the major automotive sub-systems of engines, transmissions and hybrid drives. Typical attendees work in in a non-engineering role but need and overall awareness and understanding of the engineering and technology.

Attendees from the following roles have found our courses to be of great benefit:

  • Senior Technologist
  • Fuels Scientist
  • Lubricant Scientist
  • Technology Manager
  • Scientist
  • Chemist
  • Product Development Chemist
  • Product Technical advisor
  • Product Quality Advisor
  • Project Manager
  • Product Specialist
  • Automotive Lubricant Trends Manager
  • Senior R&D Engineering Specialist
  • Field Trial Co-ordinator
  • Field Test Technician
  • Automotive Field Engineer


Ricardo run a set of scheduled training courses throughout the year but we can also schedule courses to suit our clients requirements, which can be carried out at our facilities, or a client’s global location. We are now also delivering our training as e-learning modules which gives our clients the added flexibility to undertake training on an individual level at a time that is convenient.

Courses for fuel and lube companies

In addition to our scheduled training courses we can also offer bespoke courses designed specifically to fit your needs and answer your questions. Example of bespoke training topics are as follows:

  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Turbo – Charging
  • FMEA
  • Vehicle Light-Weighting
  • Manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
  • Mechanical Problem Solving Workshop
  • Introduction to On Board Diagnostics (OBD)
  • Crankcase Lubricants

Our available training courses