CETOP Competence Based Qualification H1 Hydraulics

Designed for those involved in the maintenance and management of Hydraulic Systems in every sector of industry and at all levels

As a follow on from the Stage 1 Hydraulics Course, this course involves a written examination and a ‘one-to-one’ practical task assessment measured against the performance criteria laid down by the current CETOP Education Recommendations.

Successful candidates will apply for certification via the BFPA Website here at a current cost of £35.00 Exc VAT.

CETOP Competence Based Qualification H1 Hydraulics

Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content.


2 Day Course (9am-5pm)


£595.00 /pp +VAT

Candidates will receive a comprehensive set of, course notes, lunch, refreshments.

Entry Requirements:
Stage 1 Hydraulics or equivalent course.

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:

  • The fundamental principles that underpin all hydraulic systems
  • The function of the major system components
  • The importance of contamination management at all times
  • The safe working practices associated with maintenance procedures

Skills Based

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

  • Read and interpret hydraulic circuit diagrams
  • Construct simple hydraulic circuits
  • Select and install components as prescribed by the circuit diagrams
  • Setting up procedures relating to hydraulic components
  • Testing the performance of pump involving the use of basic diagnostics
  • Working with live hydraulics and applying safe working practices


All delegates will receive a comprehensive set of support notes, lunch and refreshments.

All successful candidates will have to pay a certification fee of £35 + VAT directly to the BFPA to receive their CETOP Level 1 Hydraulics Certificate. You can do this online via the website

From: £595.00 + VAT

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