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CETOP FPE1 Competence-Based Qualification

£1,090 + VAT per person

This is a new course launching January 2024, please visit the Course Planner & Progression Route here.

3 DAY COURSE at the NFPC

Before booking any of these courses you should:

  1. Check the Course Planner & Progression Route here
  2. We recommend you complete the following courses:
    1. Stage 1 Hydraulics
    2. Stage 1 Electro-Hydraulics
  3. If you have not completed the above courses, complete our online self-assessments for Hydraulics and Electro Hydraulics

Is this the correct course for you based on your results? Please read the course information below, or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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Course Introduction

As a follow on from the NFPC Stage 1 Applied Electronics, this course involves a written examination and a ‘one-to-one’ practical task assessment measured against the performance criteria outlined in the CETOP Education Recommendation FPE1.

If you are successful in achieving this Qualification you will receive your CETOP Certificate via the British Fluid Power Association.

Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content. You attend NFPC | 9am-4pm

Duration: 3 Days | 9:00am – 4:00pm

Price: £1,090 + VAT

Candidates will receive a comprehensive set of course notes, refreshments, and BFPA/CETOP Certificate.

Course aims / Who is it for?

Level 1 (First Line) – Advanced Apprentice/Technicians involved in the
maintenance of systems employing Fluid Power and Applied Electronics.

This person would perform activities and follow established procedures normally short and of a reoccurring nature.  Problem solving would be through the help of a Second or Third Line Technician/Engineer or following a pre-determined set of actions or maintenance checklist.

Course Qualification Requirements

To gain this qualification you must:

  1. Successfully complete a 2 hour written examination to prove your knowledge and understanding of hydraulics covered in Stage 1 (60% pass mark)
  2. Be assessed on a “one to one” basis carrying out a range of practical tasks involving the following assessed abilities.

Practical task assessments will involve:

  • FPE 1.1.0 – Interpreting Integrated System diagrams and associated symbols, select components, and assemble a working circuit, safely and effectively following recommended procedures.
  • FPE 1.2.0 – Identified and utilized correct test equipment on Integrated Fluid Power Systems to establish the normal operational, safely carried our a range of tests and completed a written report relating to all results.
  • FPE 1.3.0 – Applied basic fault‐finding techniques on a system relating to an integrated fluid power system, identified operating sequence, applied correct test equipment and safely and effectively carried out fault finding procedures and completed a written report.
  • FPE 1.40 – Carried out relevant maintenance on system components, selected suitable replacement components, used the correct tools and followed safe working procedures. System tested after maintenance to ensure efficient working operation. Written report completed.

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