Apprentice & Undergraduate Summer School

Preparing YOU for the world of work and improving your capability, employability and safe working practices

The National Fluid Power Centre has some of the BEST practical training facilities in Europe and highly experienced Training Engineers able to provide outstanding tuition and training to YOUR Apprentices and Undergraduates. By investing in these young people, you are investing for your future and that of your company.

This course covers 8 days of tuition, knowledge and skills development plus a written examination and ‘one-to-one’ practical assessment.

From: £1,350.00 + VAT
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Course Details


8 days (1pm Monday – 12-30 Friday)


£1,300/pp +VAT

The cut off date to book onto this course is 7 days before the start date.

Candidates will receive a comprehensive set of, course notes, lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance plus 18 hours of CPD and a CETOP Level 1 Competence Based Qualification.

Entry Requirements:

Course Aims

  • To ensure candidates have a better overall knowledge and understanding of hydraulic system components, their function, operation and how they form a working circuit.
  • Improve communication levels as terminology is better understood, together with key aspects of health and safety, resulting in improved levels of safe working practices when working with and around hydraulic systems

Course Objectives

Knowledge Based

On completion of this course candidates will know:

  • Fundamental hydraulic principles
  • Symbols and circuitry
  • Component function and operation
  • Hydraulic fluids and contamination control
  • Hoses and couplings
  • Maintenance procedures and safe working practice

Skills Based

During the practical section of this course candidates will engage in and apply the following skills:

  • You will build working circuits, go through setting up procedures and safe working practices, investigate performance and record results.
  • You will gain knowledge and skills to improve your work based performance

From: £1,350.00 + VAT

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Please complete the contact form below or call +44 (0)1909 504 700 and we will try our best to accommodate you.


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.