Mechanical Engineering

Hydraulic Engineering Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting - Stage 2: SCQF Level 6

Duration:  3 days
Per Delegate:  £930.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates must have previously attended Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals: Stage 1.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Reinforce knowledge and general understanding of safe systems of working.
  • Develop skills and ability to analyse and troubleshoot elements within hydraulic systems

Course Content

  • Knowledge of hydraulic fluids, properties and safe handling
  • The need for pro-active maintenance and what to monitor
  • Different types of hydraulic pump, how they work and failure analysis
  • Different types of valve and actuator, how they work and failure analysis
  • The application of hose assemblies, where and why they are used and failure analysis
  • Understanding of 700 Bar hydraulics, explanation and associated safety considerations
  • Open loop proportional control
  • Logical troubleshooting skills
  • Use of Festo SIM5 software


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Further Information

This course is delivered using a range of Festo Didactic Hydraulic and Electrohydraulic Training Rigs.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Technicians or engineers who have previously attended the Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals – Stage 1 course.


SCQF Credit Rated Certificate.

Recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individuals Continued Professional Development (CPD). This course equates to 2 SCQF credit points. 

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