Fluid Power Training - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Fluid Power Training

Fluid Power Training

Foundational Series Fluid Power Training

Basic Hydraulics I - 8 hours
This course covers the fundamentals of hydraulic power and hydraulic system safety. It also covers theoretical and hands-on training with hydraulic systems, specifically hydraulic pressure, force and flow. Hands-on training includes hydraulic system components, power units, basic schematics, actuators, pumps and metering.

Basic Hydraulics II - 8 hours
This course covers hydraulic relief valves, check valves and flow control valves, with sequencing and pressure reducing valve operation and use. Hands-on training includes hydraulic system and circuit activities.

Basic Pneumatics - 12 hours
This course covers the fundamentals of pneumatic power and compressed air safety. Theoretical and hands-on training with pneumatic systems, covering pneumatic pressure, force and flow. This course also covers pressure regulators, air filters and lubricators. Hands-on training includes basic schematics, common pneumatic fittings, actuators and speed control.

Customized Hydraulic and Pneumatic Training

We build customized fluid power and relatable trainings tailored to the needs of your maintenance team and work schedules. Training can be provided at one of our many campuses or onsite at your location. We provide a focused hands-on experience with industrial quality fluid power training equipment, hardware, plant specific systems and devices when possible. Customize your maintenance training to make a smooth transition from training to work.

Examples of customized fluid power training include, but are not limited to, fluid power pump fundamentals, rebuilds, troubleshooting, and systems troubleshooting.