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Stage 2 Mobile Hydraulics

£1,300 + VAT per person


Before booking any of these courses you should:

  1. Check the Course Planner & Progression Route
  2. Complete the Stage 1 Hydraulics course
  3. Complete the Stage 1 Electro Hydraulics course, however this is OPTIONAL (highly recommended)
  4. If you have not completed the above courses, complete our online self-assessment here

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 aims/who is it for?

This course is designed to take your overall knowledge and skills to the next level to enable you to better manage and maintain complex mobile hydraulic systems with a range of controls. Ensuring that you know the causes of failure in hydraulic systems and apply the necessary preventative measures and know the procedures to follow to carryout effective fault diagnosis.

Designed for those involved in the maintenance, management and servicing of all types of mobile plant associated with: construction, agriculture, mechanical handling, highway maintenance and many more

This extended knowledge will enable staff to better maintain and manage Mobile Hydraulic Systems and carryout their duties, following safer working procedures, communication skills will be improved and with this further level of knowledge and understanding Staff will work together with greater synergy


Course Introduction

We welcome you to attend our FACE TO FACE 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 SYTEMS.

we do advise YOU to visit the NFPC website “Home-Page” and check out your current knowledge levels using our FOC Self Assessment Questionnaire

Course Details

£1,300 per person excluding VAT

Face to face training at the NFPC will consist of Day 1 & 2 technical lectures and Day 3 & 4 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.

Course Objectives (Knowledge Based)

On completion of this course candidates will know:

1) The embedded principles assocaited with the operation of mobile plant.
2) The relationship between prime mover power and performance associated with hydraulic power transmission
3) The general layout of a closed hydrostatic transmission system
4) The principles of hydrosatic steering systems
5) The auxiliary pumps and associated controls in use.
6) The types of multi-function mobile valves and control features
7)The types of auxiliary flow control devices in common use
8) The basic principles of machine braking and cooling systems.
9)The principle of load holding and motion control
10) The procedures to follow to carry out effective fault diagnosis
11) The importance of contamination control
12) Have a greater insight to health and safety

Course Objectives (Skills Based)

during the practical sessions of this course candidates will engage and apply the following skills:

1) Build hydraulic circuits by interpreting a hydraulic circuit drawing.
2) Set pressure control valves for relief, sequence, reducing and counterbalance functions.
3) Connect the electrical interface to the hydraulic controls using manual switches and pressure switches.
4) Apply hydraulic and electrical sequencing techniques
5) Apply load holding techniques.
6) Apply steering techniques
7) Use fault finding techniques applying FCR to real circuits.

£1,300.00 + VAT

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You must have completed Stage 1 Hydraulics before attending the Stage 2 Course
Check your current knowledge by using our online self assessment
Our new Stage 1 Electro-Hydraulics is optional but highly recommended
Check your current knowledge by using our online self-assessment