Introduction to Fluid Power

Introduction to Fluid Power

Cost $1250.00 ex gst

Duration 16 hours = 2 Days Delivered at Toronto or onsite

Maximum of 6 Students per group

Upon successful completion students will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Includes textbook


The world of hydraulics can be daunting when you have not worked with it. The thought of starting a course without any prior knowledge can seem like a big undertaking.
Introduction to hydraulics takes students through initial concepts and jargon as well as where and how hydraulics is used to make machines work.
Students will have an understanding of the basic principles that make hydraulic machines work, why hydraulics is used and some practical setup applications.
Students will be comfortable to start basics tasks when working with fluid power systems in their workplace and be ready to start further training.

Topics Covered

  • Fluid Power Safety and Awareness
  • Fluid Power Definitions
  • Fluid Power Principles
  • Seals,
  • Conductors,
  • Fittings,
  • Symbols and Schematics
  • Hydraulic Pumps,
  • Air Compressors,
  • Reservoirs,
  • Filters,
  • Pressure Control Valves,
  • Directional Control Valves,
  • Flow Control Valves,
  • Actuators,
  • Air Preparation,
  • Heat Exchangers,
  • Troubleshooting,
  • System Servicing,
  • System Commissioning
Cartridge Valve
Directional Control Valve
Air Reciever
Relief Valve

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.

Participant Pre-requisites

It is preferred that participants have no fluid power training or experience.