HY521 – Hydraulics (2) Advanced

HY521 – Hydraulics (2) Advanced

The in-depth hydraulics training combines hydraulics and electro-hydraulics in order for maintenance staff to extend their technical and methodical knowledge. This enables specific issues relating to maintenance to be dealt with in more detail.

Target group

Design Engineers, Plant Engineers, Maintenance staff and instructors



  • Standards and safety regulations
  • Design and function of hydraulic power supply systems
  • Design and function of hydraulic valves for controlling direction, speed, position and force
  • Hydraulic drives for linear and rotary movements
  • Electric signal control for hydraulic power section with switching solenoid and proportional solenoid interfaces
  • Synchronised controls, valve fittings, hydraulic reservoir circuits
  • Systematic troubleshooting, damage analysis and weakness elimination#
  • Intensive practical training involving design of control systems based on circuit diagrams, commissioning and testing

The Participant:

  • can identify and describe the design, features and operation of electro - hydraulic and electrical components
  • can identify and explain symbols for hydraulic, electro - hydraulic and electrical components
  • knows the features of special application and piloted valves, special cylinders and hydraulic motors
  • can design, assemble and test electro - hydraulic circuits
  • can read and interpret hydraulic and electro - hydraulic circuit diagrams
  • can apply the principles of systematic troubleshooting to real applications


Hydraulics (1) Basic or equivalent course


3 days


NQF - Level 4

World Skills