This course has been designed for technical staff involved in the maintenance and management of fluid power systems both industrial and mobile. This is a recommended pre-requisite to all Stage 2 courses.
On completion of this course candidates will:
Know the fundamental principles that underpin all hydraulic systems
Be able to read and interpret hydraulic circuit diagrams
Know the function and operation of the critical system components
Know the need for contamination management at all times
Know the safe working practices associated with maintenance procedures
Basic hydraulic principles - fundamentals of pressure and flow
Hydraulic symbols and notation
Pressure, flow and direction control valves - function and operation
Hydraulic pumps - types and operation
Hydraulic oils and contamination control
Introduction to accumulators
Introduction to proportional control
Practical exercises - circuit construction using cylinders, motors and setting up components.
Health & Safety
Stage 2 Industrial or Mobile Hydraulics.
BFPA/CETOP Level 1 Hydraulics Competence based qualification.
All delegates will receive a comprehensive set of support notes, lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance.
After attending the Stage 1 Hydraulics course, you can attend a further 2 days to become certified to an International standard by gaining the competence based BFPA/CETOP Level 1 Hydraulics qualification (an additional cost of £450 + VAT per person is required and a certification fee of £35 + VAT is payable to BFPA). Please contact us if you want to become certified after completing your Stage 1 Hydraulics course.