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Stage 2 Offshore Hydraulics - dates on request

£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 increase and improve the knowledge of Maintenance Staff at all levels managing a variety of systems supporting the Offshore Sector.

This course will extended knowledge and skills, enable staff to better maintain and manage 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

Content covered in this course:

  • The function of pilot controlled DCV’s, logic cartridge valves, proportional valves & load holding valves.
  • Operation and performance of pumps and pump controls in common use
  • The recommended procedures to follow for installation and commissioning
  • The maintenance techniques in current use and their effectiveness.
  • The causes of failure in a hydraulic system and the fault finding procedures to follow.
  • Risk assessment and the health and safety requirements for hydraulic systems.


  • Build hydraulic circuits by interpreting a hydraulic circuit diagram.
  • Set pressure control on pumps, relief valves and counterbalance functions.
  • Connect the electrical interface to the hydraulic controls using manual switches and pressure switches.
  • Build and test a winch circuit
  • Apply load holding techniques.
  • Set up an amplifier to operate a proportional DCV
  • Compare pump pressure compensator and load sensing controllers.
  • Apply specific fault finding techniques to hydraulic circuits.

£1,300.00 + VAT

£1,350 from 1st August

    Please complete the enquiry form below or call +44 (0)1909 504 539 if you would like any more information or to register an interest.