Pneumatics and Hydraulics

You will study at our state-of-the art STEAM Academy at Pencoed Campus.

  • Please enquire. Fees may be subject to VAT and subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 3 days

This is an introduction course offering a ‘hands-on approach’. It is designed for maintenance engineers, technicians or operators in order to improve efficiency, maintenance and fault location. The course provides a basic understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems, equipment, symbols and drawing.

Note, courses before September 2021 will take place at our Cowbridge Road Campus.

The course includes:

  • Supply to the system
  • Pump characteristics
  • The basic elements of a system
  • Study of the static and dynamic system
  • Control of movement
  • Types of actuators – single, double acting and rotary
  • Speed control – meter in and meter out principles

Ongoing assessment.

No prior knowledge required.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • CNC – An Introduction

The course includes:

  • Supply to the system
  • Pump characteristics
  • The basic elements of a system
  • Study of the static and dynamic system
  • Control of movement
  • Types of actuators – single, double acting and rotary
  • Speed control – meter in and meter out principles

Ongoing assessment.

No prior knowledge required.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • CNC – An Introduction

The STEAM Academy

Our state of the art STEAM Academy will be an exciting new building to accommodate teaching, learning and support facilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

The Academy will be a flagship for showcasing 21st century teaching and learning, bringing economic and cultural growth to the Bridgend County Borough area.

STEAM Academy, Pencoed Campus, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

Your next steps to joining Bridgend College

Enquire online

Enquiring to study part-time with Bridgend College is easy. Submit your enquiry today and a member of the team will be back in touch with you.