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Stage 1 Electro-Hydraulics

(Pre-requisite for CETOP Level 1 Electronics)

£1,090+ VAT per person


Before booking any of these courses you should:

  1. Check the Course Planner & Progression Route
  2. We recommend you complete the Stage 1 Hydraulics course
  3. If you have not completed the above course, complete our online self-

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.

This course is RECOMMENDED as a pre-requisite for CETOP FPE1, IH2, MH2, IH3, and MH3.

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Course aims/who is it for?

This course designed, as part of a series of courses, for maintenance and technical personnel at all levels, introducing the fundamental control principles applied to Electro-Hydraulic Systems and a better understanding of component function and operation.

Throughout the course, a practical hands-on approach will be applied. Your extended knowledge and skills will enable you to better manage and maintain your systems, working safer and more effectively.

This course will also improve communication levels as terminology is better understood.

This course provides a progression route to the CETOP FPE1 Competence Based Qualification.


Typical Course Objectives

Skills Based

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

  1. Reading, interpreting and utilising technical information relating to integrated systems when planning, building,
    and testing.
  2. Locate, identify and explain the function of electrical devices in an Electro-Hydraulic Control System
  3. Build and operate Electro-Hydraulic control system circuits.
  4. Carry out system monitoring and effective fault diagnosis of Electro-Hydraulic control systems
  5. Safely use a multi-meter and other diagnostic tools to assist in fault finding.

Knowledge Based

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  1. Describe fundamental electrical principles and their importance to modern Electro-Hydraulic control systems
  2. Describe the function and application of common electrical components.
  3. Explain various methods of providing electrical power supply.
  4. Identify cable types, termination methods used and their applications.
  5. Identify component symbols and interpret manufacturers technical documentation to safely handle, install, commission and fault find of these devices in a systems environment.
  6. Describe the methods used for safe fault-finding on an “Integrated System”.

Course Introduction

We welcome you to attend our COURSES at THE NATIONAL FLUID POWER CENTRE presented by NFPC Training Engineers with a vast knowledge and experience involved in the maintenance and management of FLUID POWER SYSTEMS.

We do advise YOU to visit the NFPC website Homepage and check out your current knowledge levels using our FOC Self Assessment Questionnaire.

Course Details

£1,090 per person excluding VAT

The training at the NFPC will consist of Day 1 & 2 technical lectures and Day 3 practical training.

If more information is required or you need help with a booking please contact Anne Clarke at NFPC Tel: 01909504539 or

Course Times

9am – 4pm or as arranged by the Tutor

£1,090.00 + VAT

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You can only book this course if you have completed Stage 1 Hydraulics or the relevant Self Assesment test