CFPA has joined forces with IFPS to offer Certified Fluid Power Hydraulic Specialist certification in Ontario and Alberta. IFPS certifies thousands of fluid power professionals each year and serves as the industry standard for assessing the knowledge and skill level of individuals in the fluid power and motion control industry. The IFPS Certifications are portable and recognized industry-wide. Individuals must re-certify every five years to assure their skills and knowledge have kept pace with the industry.
The review and testing events cover a full week in class. The first four days will review the material in the HS Study Guide, and students are expected to have a good base knowledge of the below concepts prior to the event. The fifth day will be the test for certification. Participants have to notify IFPS two weeks prior to the course if they want to take the test. The dates are as follows for the Ontario and Alberta events:
Mon, 28 Oct 2019, 8:00 AM –
Fri, 1 Nov 2019, 4:00 PM EDT
Mon, 30 March 2020, 8:30 AM –
Fri, 3 April 2020, 4:30 PM
SETTING THE STANDARD FOR EXCELLENCE For Companies: IFPS Certification tests provide an objective, third-party assessment of an individual’s skill level and are recognized industrywide. For Individuals: IFPS supports career advancement through ongoing education, training, and certification. IFPS Certification is portable and can provide a competitive advantage in the workforce.
Hydraulic Specialist (HS) Certification defines professional standards for those responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting systems, designing systems, and selecting components. In-depth knowledge in the following areas is necessary to be successful in obtaining an HS Certification.
* Understand The Function Of Hydraulic Components In Circuits
* Analyze Loads And Motion
* Select Components For Hydraulic Systems
* Analyze And Troubleshoot Hydraulic Systems
* Electrohydraulic Control Systems
Preparing for the Test: Comprehensive study manuals, online pre-tests, online training, and certification review training are just a few of the tools IFPS offers to prepare an individual for a certification test.
The Test: The HS Certification Test is three-hours, contains 50 multiple choice questions and can be taken online at over 3,000 testing centers worldwide, as well as a paper-pencil option at company locations. HS Certification empowers individuals and companies with confidence, credibility, and efficiency. If you aren’t ready to take the test immediately following the 4-day course you can do so within a 3-year time frame.
Only 15 spots available. Member companies only