Hydraulic training from Accredited Africa Training Institute for Capacity Development is fully accredited and available across Africa.

Training is provided for general hydraulic fitters and fluid power specific hydraulic fitters, as well as basic hydraulic technology training courses. Hydraulic training is aimed at several degrees of specialisation, including customer-specific training; institutionalised training through universities and colleges; and eLearning.

Why Our Hydraulic Training?
Rapid technological advancement within the fluid power industry has dictated the need for higher levels of competency. In recognition of the demand for advanced skills levels within this industry sector Accredited Africa Training Institute for Capacity Development has full time technical trainers available to present customised hydraulics training courses in South Africa specifically developed to meet industry or customer needs.

Training can be tailored to improve specific skill sets from basic through to advanced levels, such as certain aspects pertaining to hydraulic engineer training, for example.

Benefits of Our Hydraulic Training
Accredited Africa Training Institute for Capacity Development provides NQF Level II training for general hydraulic fitters and fluid power specific hydraulic fitters, as well as basic hydraulic technology training courses.

  1. An in-depth understanding of hydraulic components and equipment
  2. Enhanced understanding of hydraulic circuitry
  3. Minimum time spent troubleshooting
  4. Reduced maintenance cost
  5. Improved plant availability


South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

Course Duration:

Unit Standard:

NQF Level:

Number of Credits:

Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website https://www.aaticd.co.za


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

Theory of Hydraulics
Basic principles
Physics terms
Hydraulic fluid characteristics
General safety
Advantages & disadvantages
Hydraulic energy conversion
Purpose of hydraulic fluid
Hydraulic systems
Hydraulic symbols
IS and DIN standards
Pumps & Motors
Valves & valve theory
Direction control valves
Flow control
Pressure control
Valve mounting systems
Move Now
Drive Tomorrow
Shape Africa
Hydraulic cylinders
Types of cylinders
Cylinder maintenance
End position cushioning
Force pressure & area calculation
Filtration & contamination
Hydraulic accumulators
Safety regulations
Hose & fitting
Hose construction
Identifying hose fittings
Identifying hoses
Hose routing
Hose safety
Basic fault finding & troubleshooting