Stage 1 Applied Electrical/Electronics (3 Day Course)

Aimed at Mechanical/Hydraulic related staff at all levels with no prior knowledge of Electrics. Suitable for Maintenance Staff, Service Engineers, Technical Sales and Project Engineers.

This three day foundation course will introduce you to the world of Electrical / Electronics used in association with Fluid Power Systems. This course is vital to all concerned as we move faster into the world of Integrated Systems Engineering and your skills and knowledge are required to extend beyond that of hydraulics.

This course is CPD accredited by IQ and IOM3


Course Details

The course has a HIGH PRACTICAL content.


3 Day Course (9am – 5pm)


£995.00 /pp +VAT

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

Entry Requirements:
Stage 1 Hydraulics (or equivalent).

Course Aims

  • This course aims to increase your overall knowledge and practical skills relating to the application of Electrical/Electronics for the control of Fluid Power Systems
  • Improve your overall confidence in dealing with Integrated Systems
  • Enable you to better maintain and manage such systems whilst at the same time following safe working procedures

Course Objectives

Knowledge Based

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Describe basic electrical principles and their importance to modern Fluid Power control systems
  • Describe the function and application of common electrical/electronic components
  • Explain various methods of providing electrical power supply
  • Identify cable types, termination methods used and their applications
  • Identify component symbols and interpret manufacturers technical documentation to safely handle, install, commission and fault find of these devices in a systems environment
  • Describe the methods used for safe fault-finding on an “Integrated System”

Skills Based

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

  • Read, interpret and utilise technical information of integrated systems when planning build, test and commissioning tasks.
  • Locate, identify and explain the function of electrical/electronic devices in a system.
  • Build & operate fluid power control system circuits.
  • Carry out system monitoring and effective fault diagnosis of fluid power control systems.
  • Safely use a multi-meter and other diagnostic tools to assist in fault finding.

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