Winch Hydraulic Systems Stage 2

This course is for Technicians and Engineers involved in the maintenance and management of winch systems involving a range of hydraulics and controls and across such sectors as: Offshore/marine, fishing, dockside, construction and crane applications.

Also ideal for company technical representatives.

Winch Hydraulic Systems

Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content.


3 Day Course (9am – 5pm)


£900.00 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:
None, however it is the ideal next step for those who have already attended the NFPC “Introduction to Hydraulics Course”.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course candidates will:

  • Know the types of winch in common use across a range of industry applications and associated terminology.
  • Be able to identify the hazard and manage the risks associated with winch maintenance.
  • Know the function, operation, application and control of the major components including winch construction.
  • Know the principles of load sensing and associated valves, pumps, motor drive systems and motion control valves.
  • Know the procedures to follow when carrying out effective installation, commissioning and fault diagnosis.
  • Know the causes of failure in hydraulic systems and importance of good contamination management at all times.

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.

£900.00 + 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.