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Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals City & Guilds Scqf Level 6

Duration 3 days
Time 08:30 - 16:30
Cost £845.00 + VAT
Venue Clinterty Centre


Date Time Cost Venue Places  
26 Oct - 28 Oct 2020 08:30 - 16:30 £845.00 + VAT Clinterty Centre 0

About this course

Practical Content 40% Theoretical Content 60%

Target Audience

Technicians or Engineers who have little or no experience of hydraulic fluid power systems operating principles or maintenance practices.

Course Aims     

To provide delegates with an introduction to fundamental hydraulic principles, familiarisation with common hydraulic components, symbols and circuits and oil cleanliness, including an introduction to Festo SIM5 circuit design software. The course includes training sessions in the workshop to enable delegates to gain practical experience.

Course Content

  • Hydraulic principles, hydraulic component construction and operating principles
  • Hydraulic drawings and symbols used, including use of Festo SIM5 software
  • Hydraulic pumps and motors, design and operating principles
  • Filters, filtration and fluid cleanliness standards
  • Valves and actuators
  • Safety considerations
  • Constructing simple systems and testing performance



This course is delivered using a range of Festo Didatic Training Rigs in a replicated working environment.


City & Guilds SCQF Level 6 certificate

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  •  SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  •  Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • Fully qualified in Hydraulic Engineering

Min/Max Delegates      

2/6, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

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Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN


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