BFPA accredited hydraulics training

H1 hydraulic competence assessment

Location: Aberdeen
Duration: 2 days

This course is intended for anyone with a technical background who works on machines incorporating hydraulic systems. This is the first level of competency assessment, allowing progression to more advanced levels of courses.

It assesses the practical skills and theoretical knowledge of the attendee to the H1 level, as determined by the specifications laid out by BFPA.

Candidates who successfully pass both the practical and theory elements of the assessment will receive a BFPA H1 certificate.

Level 1 hydraulics training programme

Location – Aberdeen
Duration – 3 days

Suitable for anyone involved in the maintenance and operation of fluid power systems, this course covers basic hydraulics principles, hydraulic symbols and notation, basic electrical theory, and health and safety.

Level 2 hydraulics training programme

Location – Aberdeen
Duration – 4 days

This course is suitable for personnel with a level 1 qualification who are plant managers, engineers, technicians, or craftsmen involved in the maintenance and management of fluid power systems.

Key areas covered in this training course include pumps and associates control systems, causes of pump failures, valve sizing and performance, proportional control, and hydraulic motor performance.

Electrics for hydraulic engineers and proportional control

Location – Aberdeen
Duration – 4 days

This course is designed for mechanical and electrical technicians and fitters involved in the installation, commissioning, maintenance, and fault finding of hydraulic systems with proportional valves and their associated controls to increase the knowledge and practical skills involved in proportional hydraulic systems.

Candidates should have attended the Level 1 Hydraulics course and have a good understanding of modern hydraulic systems before undertaking this course. Some knowledge of basic electrical circuits would be advantageous.