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Engineering Dynamics is a leading Shaft Alignment Training Company worldwide. Our 4 day Competency Certificate Course is aligned with the ANSI standard for Shaft Alignment. Our Laser Alignment Training will teach you hands-on skills that will ensure that you are ready to align machines when back at your company or next time you visit your client. We have structured our training material and practicals to allow everyone maximum time on the training rigs and with our Easy-Laser Range of Instruments.

As an individual you can join our public courses – see dates below – in Pretoria at our Laser Training Center. If you are a larger group, we can present the training onsite with our portable rigs – anywhere in Africa.

Shaft Alignment Training is done on a real world pump set as well as simulators. We simulate many of the real plant conditions with our simulators like soft foot, shaft run-out, base flatness and pipe strain. A Competency Certificate using our Easy-Lasers is issued after aligning the equipment sucessfully to the set tolerances as found in industry and passing a written exam. If you already have an Easy-Laser system or in the process of getting your own, then you are welcome on our courses.

Alignment Training
Alignment Training

Instrument Training

Instrument Orientation is always included with any Easy-Laser system sale. We will show you how to use the instrument (pressing the buttons) for 2-3 hours – free of charge at our Pretoria office. We can also travel to you at general rates for onsite training to cover our travel costs, time and accomodation. If you have new people or need a refresher course on any Easy-Laser models, we will gladly assist (and also show the latest models for an attractive trade-in….). No Competency Certificate is provided.

Who should attend:

Engineers, artisans, technicians or anyone who learned his trade on dial indicators and wants to do the conversion to lasers or  needs a refresher on the basics of Laser Shaft Alignment.

LASER SHAFT ALIGNMENT – Typical Course Content
  • Shaft Alignment Theory
  • Pre Alignment Checks
  • Tolerances Used In Industry
  • Rough Alignment
  • Softfoot, Horizontal & Vertical Measurements
  • Shim Selection & Handling
  • Thermal Growth Compensation
  • Importance Of Repeatability
  • Pratical Exercises On Pump Set And Simulators

Individuals – Contact us to book your seat on our Public Course

Company Groups – Onsite or Offsite – Contact us to arrange


4-Day Shaft Alignment Competency Course

Our 4 day intensive alignment course are either presented onsite or at our Laser Training Center in PretoriaWith our portable training simulators and Easy-Laser systems, we can train groups of up to 10 people onsite anywhere in Africa.  Since we are using Easy-Laser systems, we prefer to work with existing users of Easy-Laser systems or people in the process of buying their own Easy-Lasers. After intensive practical tests are passed together with a written exam, we provide a Competency Certificate to attendees.

The Course follow the American National Standard, ANSI/ASA S2.75-2017/Part 1.

Title: Shaft Alignment Methodology, Part 1: General Priciples, Metods, Practices and Tolerances.

Competency Certificate.

Competency Certificate is provided to state the student’s Competence in Shaft Alignment with an Easy-Laser instrument after the course. A written and practical exam must be passed with a minimum mark of 80% for each.

An Attendance Certificate  is provided for students that attend for a shorter duration and who did not participate in the written and practical exams.

2024 – 4 Day Easy-Laser Shaft Alignment Training Courses:

22 – 25 April

20 – 23 May

24 – 27 June

22 – 25 July

Venue: Engineering Dynamics Laser Training Centre, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, South Africa
Cost: R19 000 per person ex VAT. For group onsite rates, please contact us.


Download our PDFs on Laser Alignment Training options by clicking on the links below.

 All courses outline

 Level 1 Laser Shaft Alignment Training Course

 Level 2 Laser Shaft Alignment Training Course