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Diploma in Hydraulic Principles - Level 4

South London College
Course summary
200 hours
199 GBP
English
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

Diploma in Hydraulic Principles - Level 4

Hydraulic technology is a widely used technology that uses chemistry, engineering, applied science and other sciences to manufacture products and processes. It is used in many aspects of life from producing kitchen dishwashers, to mechanical engineering, which is why it is vital to be well versed with the hydraulic principles to have a successful career in mechanical engineering, construction, automotive and aerospace engineering. This Diploma in Hydraulic Principles Level 4 has been developed exactly for this purpose and will get you upto speed with hydraulic principles in no time.

This course will give you insights into the Archimedes theory and the hydraulic principles to brief you on how the hydraulic technology works. You will get to learn about topics such as atmospheric pressure, geometric arguments, vacuum and hydrostatic paradox, after which this course will explore backflows and actual backflows to understand why it happens. This course is also focused on enlightening you about the NPSH (Net Positive Suction Head) and how to calculate it for a piping system.

A pump is the heart of a hydraulic system that converts mechanical energy to hydraulic energy. Therefore, this course has dedicated a few modules that will tutor you on the pump operation, various types of pumps and pump performance and curves. This course will also provide you with the opportunity to understand about devices such as coupling and mechanical seals that are essential in a hydraulic technology.

TheQuality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

Why study at South London College?

South London College offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at South London College and you will be provided with all the necessary material which includes Free CV writing pack to make your learning experience enriching and rewarding.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Mechanical Engineering professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of hydraulic principles

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04880

Awarding body (Accreditation)

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

  1. Archimedes The King Of Hydraulics
  2. Hydraulic Principles Section
  3. Atmospheric Pressure
  4. Pressure
  5. Vacuum
  6. Development Of Hydraulics
  7. Hydrostatic Paradox
  8. Backflow Section Introduction
  9. Pump Operation Section
  10. Pump Definitions
  11. Pumps
  12. Types Of Pumps
  13. Basic Water Pump
  14. Types Of Water Pumps
  15. Understanding The Operation Of A Vertical Turbine Pump
  16. Centrifugal Pump
  17. Npsh
  18. Pump Performance And Curves
  19. Coupling Section
  20. Mechanical Seals
  21. Troubleshooting Table For Well
  22. Electrical Glossary
  23. Well Selection Section
  24. The Well Head Assembly

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Hydraulic Principles - Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Expenses

Was £499

Now £199

Continuing Studies

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Hydraulic Principles, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. 

  • Mechanical Engineer - £30,266 per annum
  • Mechanical Design Engineer - £29,418 per annum
  • Construction Project Manager - £41,912 per annum
  • Automotive Engineer - £36,388 per annum
  • Aerospace Engineer - £34,085 per annum

Other jobs you can get

  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Project Engineer

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South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...


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