M302 – Hydraulic & Pneumatic Principles

M302 – Hydraulic & Pneumatic Principles


Being able to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot your hydraulic / pneumatic systems equipment starts with an understanding of function and operation of all the various components. This 2-day seminar provides the basic building blocks and knowledge needed for personnel to be proficient in working industrial hydraulic and pneumatic systems.


  1. Learn the safe way to operate and maintain hydraulic equipment / systems.
  2. Learn the safe way to operate and maintain pneumatic equipment / systems


At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify hydraulic systems components
  2. Perform the safe operation hydraulic systems / tools
  3. Perform the proper maintenance of hydraulic systems and their components
  4. Identify pneumatic systems components
  5. Perform the safe operation pneumatic systems / tools
  6. Perform the proper maintenance of pneumatic systems and their components

Course Outline

Day 1 – Hydraulic Principals – hydrodynamics, liquid characteristics, pressure, hydraulic systems, and hydrostatics Day 2 – Pneumatic Principals – gas characteristics, pressure, volume, pneumatic systems

Course Dates / Location / Fee

See www.hpcnet.com for detail on the course dates / locations / and registration fees.  Course is typically 2-days in length, including recommended exam.

HPC’s 3-4-2 policy applies:  Sign up 3 for the same course/date, pay in advance, and pay for only 2 (the 3rd participant is free)!

HPC Technical Services reserves the right to cancel any course/seminar within 10-working days of the scheduled date.  Fees are 100% refunded or credited to another Seminar (clients' choice) if HPC should cancel any Seminar.  HPC is not responsible for non-refundable airline tickets or other travel expenses under any circumstance.

This 2-day class is preceded by, in the same week, a 2-day class on Bearing Maintenance & Lubrication: M301.  Enroll for both courses and receive a discounted price.

Frequently asked questions

  • Will HPC Technical Services bring this course to our location for our personnel only? YES, call or email Stephen Parker, stparker@hpcnet.com for a price quotation.
  • Will HPC Technical Services customize the presentation at our site to suit our particular needs?
  • Is HPC Technical Services' textbook available for purchase as a reference document? Coming Soon
  • What is the cost for HPC Technical Service to deliver this course at our location? Well, of course that can vary, but generally speaking, if you're planning on having 6+ attend, when considering your T&L, it is to your advantage to perform the course at your plant (office).  You gain from the customization and price.
  • Can HPC Technical Services provide "Technical Assistance" in conducting functional checkouts or troubleshooting problems? Yes we can.  Call or contact Harold Parker, hparker@hpcnet.com for our rate sheets and any further information required.

What you will receive

  1. 1 copy of HPC Technical Services' textbook, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Principals
  2. A "Certificate of Completion"