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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.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. 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 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, 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 regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards 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.
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*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
You will be Eligible for 14 days immediate access to an Accredited Course from South London College.
- Check the suitability of the course compared to your requirement.
- Free 14 day temporary access to Study materials and more.
- You can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days.
- Complete your qualification and upgrade your skills to advance your career
- No Commitment. No Credit Card required for the 14 Days access.
What Will I Learn?
- Gain an insight into the Archimedes and hydraulic principles.
- Learn about topics such as atmospheric pressure, geometric arguments, vacuum and hydrostatic paradox.
- Understand about backflows, actual backflow events and why it occurs.
- Gain an understanding of pump operation and the various types of pumps.
- Learn what NPSH (Net Positive Suction head) is and how it is calculated.
- Gain an insight into pump performance and curves.
- Understand about devices such as coupling and mechanical seals.
- Archimedes The King Of Hydraulics
- Hydraulic Principles Section
- Atmospheric Pressure
- Development Of Hydraulics
- Hydrostatic Paradox
- Backflow Section Introduction
- Pump Operation Section
- Pump Definitions
- Types Of Pumps
- Basic Water Pump
- Types Of Water Pumps
- Understanding The Operation Of A Vertical Turbine Pump
- Centrifugal Pump
- Pump Performance And Curves
- Coupling Section
- Mechanical Seals
- Troubleshooting Table For Well
- Electrical Glossary
- Well Selection Section
- The Well Head Assembly
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.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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)
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Who is this course for?
- Job seekers
- Mechanical Engineering professionals
- Anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of hydraulic principles
- 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.
- 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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is the Endorsed Certificate & Unit Summery included in the price?
Dear Andy Thank you very much for your query. Only out side uk hard copy will be charged. Hurry up to grab the discount as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I am looking at completing this course however would the £53 charge include just 14 days access of is that for the total course qualification
Dear Josh Thank you very much for your query. You will get Free 14 day temporary access to Study materials and more. And then you can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days. The total cost is £59. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
The description says that you get 14 days access to online material and then you pay to upgrade - is the reduced price for 14 days or the full course?
Dear Angus Thank you very much for your query. You will get free 14 day temporary access to Study materials and more.And then you can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days. Which is the full payment. Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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