Stage 2 Contamination Control – Assessment (Course on request)

Designed for Maintenance/Service Staff at all levels, Managers, Inspectors, Advanced Apprentices and Technical Representatives.

This course builds upon your knowledge gained whilst attending the Stage 1 Hydraulics Course.

You cannot Manage without Measurement 70-80% of systems fail due to contamination ingression “CONTROL-MEASUREMENT-MANAGE”

Course 2


This is specifically designed for those who are responsible for assessing system and Component cleanliness to meet a particular Specification. This course is to do with “MEASUREMENT” and the methods used to assesses contamination levels £300.00 Exc VAT


Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content.


Two 1 Day Courses (9am – 5pm)


£300.00 per person + 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 certificate of attendance.

Entry Requirements:
Stage 1 Hydraulics or equivalent.

Course 2

This is an ideal follow on from Course 1 and is specifically aimed at those who are responsible for assessing system component and cleanliness levels.

The course aims to improve your knowledge and overall understanding of current methods employed to assesses contamination levels and the nature of the contaminants within a sample

Course Objectives

Course 2 – Knowledge Based

On completion of this course candidates will know:

  • The origin and the nature of contaminants (REFRESHER)
  • The procedures required to carry out sampling, membrane and glassware preparation
  • How to effectively carryout a microscopic inspection
  • How to interpret results to new standards
  • The current procedures for assessing component cleanliness

Course 2 – Skills Based

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

  • Take an oil sample from a live system
  • Prepare a patch membrane of an oil sample
  • Carry out particle counting and assessment

Recommended NFPC Progression Routes


If not, we recommend that you take our free self-assessment test, this will test your technical knowledge and will give you a % mark at the end and will recommend what course you should attend.

Please note: this is your responsibility to ensure that you have the required pre-requisite knowledge before booking this Stage 2 course. However, this is a recommendation only.

£300.00 + VAT

Please complete the enquiry form below or call +44 (0)1909 504 700 if you would like any more information or to register an interest.


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.