Hydraulic Design, Consultancy and Training Services

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Looking to boost your team's hydraulics skills? Look no further than Dobbs Hydraulics. Our approved training courses are designed to help everyone from office staff to maintenance engineers up their game.







Training & Bespoke Services

Below is a selection of our training courses and information on bespoke services. All our courses are BFPA approved and are tailored to you and your business, applying a combination of experience, knowledge and links with industry experts to provide you with the best training possible.

Introduction to Hydraulics


Course Length

1 Day

Who is it for?

Any staff working around hydraulics, non-maintenance staff

This course introduces non-technical staff to hydraulics. It is designed to be informative rather than instructive. As a result, non-technical staff will be better able to communicate with technical staff, regarding hydraulic machinery and equipment.

Full course contents are available on request.

Introduction to Hydraulics


Course Length

1 Days

Who is it for?

Skilled or semi-skilled staff working on or around hydraulics

This course introduces semi-skilled staff and apprentices to hydraulics. It is designed to be technical in nature. As a result, semi-skilled staff and apprentices will be better able to communicate with technical staff, regarding hydraulic machinery and equipment

Full course contents are available on request.

BFPA Foundation Hydraulics


Course Length

3 Days

Who is it for?

Any staff working on or around hydraulic equipment

A technical course following criteria set out by the BFPA (British Fluid Power Association). This is the foundation level of recommended knowledge for staff working on hydraulic systems. The course is designed to give a broad understanding of hydraulic systems and their component parts.

Full course contents are available on request.

Bespoke Services

At Dobbs Hydraulics we have a vast experience in the world of hydraulics, if you have a bespoke enquiry please do not hesitate to ask, so examples include:

Drawing Circuit Diagrams

Bespoke Training

Consulting Services

Design Advice

Further information regarding bespoke offerings is available on request.

Client Testimonials

See how we are helping our customers by hearing it from the most important source, the customers themselves.

Richard’s courses are always informative, interesting and delivered in a way that all attendees can benefit from. 

Regular question and answer sessions ensure that any queries from attendees is quickly and thoroughly dealt with. 

Richard has a wealth of industry experience to draw upon, which helps to put the theory and practical content into a real-world context.

As a fellow instructor, I have been very impressed by Richard’s diligent and hardworking attitude and his passion for teaching and presenting.

Graham Sanders

Director - Sanders Hydraulics Ltd

Our apprentices have gained a wealth of knowledge from the training Richard has provided.

It's clear he has vast real world experience which he uses to relate to the challenges our apprentices face in the workplace. I believe the training Richard provides strengthens our young engineers Hydraulic knowledge and it allows them to work safer and smarter as a result.

Tom Wright

Technical Trainer & dealer Apprentice Lead - JCB

Have Any Questions?

If you'd like to know more about any training or bespoke services we offer, please get in touch!

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