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Hydraulic specialist certification course to review mechanical and electrical fundamentals

Toronto, ON -- Aug. 24, 2001 -- The Canadian Fluid Power Association will offer its Hydraulic Specialist Certificat...


Toronto, ON — Aug. 24, 2001 — The Canadian Fluid Power Association will offer its Hydraulic Specialist Certification course at Humber College in Rexdale, Ont. (Toronto), starting on Oct. 10, 2001.

The course encompasses eight classes on consecutive Wednesdays through to Nov. 28, 2001, at 6:30 p.m.

The course — held only once a year — is intended as a review of hydraulics, mechanical and electrical fundamentals for people with a college education in fluid power and/or equivalent work experience, and who need to improve their skills in various areas to become certified as a Hydraulic Specialist.

The course is presented jointly presented by the CFPA and the Fluid Power Society. The content includes:

* basic mechanics and electricity
* fluid principles
* components and their operation (e.g. pumps, pressure control valves, directional control valves, actuators, accumulators, filters)
* circuit design and troubleshooting.

The Hydraulic Specialist course is taught by John Mason and Rob Poyner, both of whom are graduates and long-time instructors of this course and who have extensive educational and professional experience.

The cost is $700.00 ($600.00 for CFPA members). The fees include the study guides, examination fees and a paid proctor. To download details and a registration form, visit www.cfpa.ca/docs/hydrauliccourseflyerfall2001.pdf, or contact the association at 2175 Sheppard Ave. E., Suite 310, North York, ON M2J 1W8, tel. 416-499-1416, e-mail info@cfpa.ca.