Principles of Hydraulic Hoses

This introductory level course takes this vital subject and applies a down to earth approach to develop your knowledge relating to the many aspects of hydraulic hose technology.

The extensive knowledge and experience of the Training Engineer, Mr Philip Ingate is your guarantee of the effectiveness and value of this training course in improving your performance back in your place of work.

Ideal for maintenance staff from all sectors of industry where hydraulics are used. This is an ideal follow on from the NFPC Stage 1 Hydraulic Course (Optional) This course will be limited to a maximum of 10 candidates

Hydraulic Hoses

Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content.


1 Day Course (9am – 5pm)


£300.00 per person + VAT

Planned Dates for 2018
  • 20th Sept 2018
  • 25th Oct 2018
  • 22nd Nov 2018

Entry Requirements:

  • A general working knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Previously attended NFPC Stage 1 Hydraulics

Course Aims

  • To improve your overall knowledge and appreciation of hydraulic hose construction
  • Know the importance of choosing compatible parts to effectively construct a hose assembly
  • To enable you to have sufficient knowledge to safely construct a hose assembly to a given specification and for a given application
  • To establish a basis of knowledge to achieve a leak free system

Course Objectives

On completion of this course candidates will:

On completion of this course candidates will know:

  • know the construction of a flexible hydraulic hose and the function of each component part
  • know the criteria for hose specification relating to size, temperature, application, media and pressures
  • be able to recognise factors that can affect hose life
  • know the safe recommended procedures to follow when making a flexible hose assembly
  • know the meaning and importance of the data printed on the hose lay line
  • be able to identify the cause of a damaged hose and the necessary preventive measures to apply
  • be able to recognise hose fittings, adaptor threads and sealing methods for particular applications
  • know the importance of correct routing and final installation of a hose assembly

During the course YOU will have an opportunity to discuss any problems relating to hoses, experienced in the workplace.

YOU WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET NFPC STAFF and discuss your future training needs

Course Tutor

Philip Ingate

Philip Ingate is the Training Manager for Parker Hannifin Ltd in the UK and has 35 years experience in the Hydraulics Industry as a Workshop Engineer, Mobile Service Engineer, Field Sales Engineer and Sales and Product Trainer. His current role at Parker Hannifin Ltd is to support Customers and Distributors with Product and Technical training with a large proportion of the training centred on Fluid Connectors within all Industry Sectors

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£300.00 + VAT

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