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Maintenance – Hydraulics

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Equipment Maintenance – Hydraulics Module

If you wish to avail of accreditation one year’s relevant experience or equivalent is required as a prerequisite for this course.

COST:€ 1595  (10% discount for Plastic Ireland/Ibec members) including course manual, lunch and refreshments.    QQI one to use on website

If candidates wish to avail of accreditation on this programme, then they must attend a 5th day on this course which is held 3-4 weeks after the main 4 day programme. Candidates who do not wish to avail of accreditation are still welcome to only attend the scheduled 4 days and receive a Certificate of Attendance.


Course Content:
Section 1
Safety Procedures

Section 2
Circuit Symbols (CETOP)

Section 3
Principles of Hydraulics

Section 4
Control Valves/

Section 5
Pump Performance
Pressure Relief Valve
Directional Control Valves (Practical)

Section 6
Hydraulic Pumps/Motors

Section 7
Hydraulic Fluids

Section 8
Actuators/Cylinder Forces (Practical)

Section 9
Oil Reservoirs (Practical)

Section 10
Fluid Contamination

Section 11

Section 12
Circuit Elements/ Design

Section 13
Logical Fault Finding/ Trouble Shooting

Section 14
Electro/Hydraulic Valves

Who Should Attend:

This course is primarily designed for Process Technicians/Engineers/Production Shift Supervisors and any technical personnel who wish to gain a good practical knowledge of hydraulics and hydraulic systems.

7  Centre  Court, Blyry Business and Commercial Park, Athlone.

Name of Awarding Body: Quality and Qualifications Ireland QQI

Title of Programme: Maintenance- Hydraulics

Award to which it leads: Hydraulic Equipment Maintenance

QQI Code:5N3047

This programme is a QQI component (minor) award, certified at Level 5 on the national framework of qualifications – see  and is an elective component of major award 5M3080 – Plastics Injection Moulding.



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