We are the UK’s No.1 training provider for Integrated Systems Engineering, offering our services to over 300 major companies both across the UK and Internationally.

The Centre

The NFPC is a BFPA certified CETOP Education Centre and is an approved training provider for many ‘blue chip’, industry leading corporations. The Centre employs Training Engineers who have many years of Industry experience, offering support and advice to all who attend our Training Courses.

The Centre has 3 fully equipped technical centres with over 3 million pounds worth of up to date equipment supplied to us by our Industry Partners.

Having gained ISO9001-2015 approval, the NFPC is at the forefront of approved training facilities, ensuring a close working relationship with a number of Industry Trade Associations. In addition to the standard package, the Centre offers scope for technical Seminars and corporate events for all organisations.

Our Services

Here at the NFPC we offer a unique range of short courses, based across 25+ sectors of Industry, for those involved in the maintenance and management of fluid power systems.

These range from a basic awareness level in hydraulics, pneumatics or electronics, right through to more advanced control. We offer training on specialist subjects and take a lead in the UK in the provision of Competence Based Qualifications.

We also provide specialist bespoke training programmes, either delivered on your site or at the NFPC, covering specific customer machinery. All our Training Courses are designed to meet the needs of industry, ensuring candidates gain the maximum skills and knowledge for the workplace environment.

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Why we are unique

The Centre is fully supported by 60 + National and International companies. These Organisations form the NFPC Advisory and Strategic Planning Group. The Group meets 3 times per year and through their guidance and support the NFPC remains at the forefront providing UK industry with the necessary skills and knowledge to address the ever changing needs as technology advances.


The facility was opened in 2001 by the President of CETOP Signor Amadio Bolzani, Paul Cook the President of The British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) and the Managing Director of Bosch Rexroth (UK). The cost of the initial building was in the region of £2m.

We now have over £3m of the latest technology, 3 dedicated technical centres for hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and Control (Integrated Systems Engineering) and the best practical training facilities in Europe.

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From Monday the 23 March, the NFPC will, unfortunately, have to close due to this unprecedented situation that we are all confronted with. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE on a regular basis for up to date Bulletins- Many thanks and take care- John R Savage -Director – can be contacted on 07974396271 –

Information to our many Loyal Customers from John R Savage NFPC Director-

We are aware that we are currently unable to maintain our services to you because of the situation that we find ourselves in. To support you through this period and maintain continuity with your Continued Professional Development

NFPC Training Engineers are developing a series of Knowledge based WEBINAR Modules relating to our Introduction to Hydraulics Course and Stage 1 Hydraulics. Depending upon the duration of this VIRUS , we may well develop a series of higher level Webinars to support you until the NFPC reopens. Once open our services would return to normal but with special refresher support for those who have joined the webinar sessions.