Basic Hydraulics Including Practicals

Basic Hydraulics including Practicals

Investment: $1375.00 ex gst

Duration 17 hours = 3 days

Maximum of 6 Students per group

Upon completion students will receive a Certificate of Attendance

(This certificate can be used as credit towards Days 1 & 2 of our Nationally Recognised 8 day Fluid Power Course)


Basic hydraulic skills and knowledge is critical for anyone who works on hydraulic systems. From the function and the properties of selected components to the set-up of hydraulic diagrams – many basics that you need to know reinforced with practical exercises. This training is aimed at personnel that work hands on with fluid power systems or who require practical knowledge of fluid power systems to be able to design equipment. Starting with safety concepts, into principles of fluid power and moving into building circuits and setting valves. Students will have confidence to work on basic fluid power systems and will be ready to undertake further system specific training.

Topics Covered

  • Safety
  • Principles
  • System Components
  • Schematic reading and drawing
  • Hoses and fittings
  • Accumulator basics
  • Valve types
  • Testing and fault finding

Pressure Gauge
Fluid and Gas Shapes
Interactive Training Boards

How We Work

APT provide flexible training and an ongoing framework to build-on or formalise your existing skills and knowledge. In our courses, the use of advanced simulation and real world practices ensure optimal outcomes.

APT deliver training in a friendly, relaxed and comfortable learning and assessment environment. You can be assured that it’s to the best of our ability to support any special needs/requirements you may have with your learning.

Course Information

Training and assessment is usually completed at the APT Training Centre at Toronto NSW, however the course can be delivered at your own workplace if a full class is enrolled.

In such circumstances we bring the complete service to you including training simulations and fluid power equipment.

Course Assessment

Your trainer and assessor will clearly explain the assessment process to you and support you where necessary to ensure you have a full understanding of the process prior to commencing.

Some methods used to assess your competence include written questionnaires, verbal questions, third party reports, self assessment, log books or work journals, verified CV, workbook activities and certificate recognition of prior learning.

Course Outcomes

Successful participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance. ( This certificate can be used as credit towards Days 1 & 2 of our Nationally Recognised 6 day Fluid Power Course)

Students may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in one of the following if pre- requisites have been met. Please contact us for further information.

  • AURTTA2006 – Service hydraulic systems
  • MEM18071 – Connect/disconnect fluid conveying system components
  • MEM18052 Maintain Fluid Power Systems for Mobile Plant
  • LMTCG3003 – Assist in overhauling or repairing cotton ginning fluid power equipment

Participant Pre-Requisites

It is preferred that participants should have exposure to fluid power systems in a workplace environment.