Applied Pneumatics Introductory Course

Confirmed Dates

  • Open Course
Duration 3
Timetable 08.30 - 15.30 daily
Course Cost £480 Per Delegate


This course will provide the delegate with a basic understanding of the techniques and knowledge required to apply pneumatics safely and effectively in the workplace, and the skills to:

1. Explain how air is compressed, stored and distributed.

2. Identify major pieces of equipment used in the application of pneumatics.

3. Explain the types and construction of - cylinders
- directional control valves
- filters
- lubricators
- flow control valves

4. Control double acting and single acting cylinders.

5. Use speed controls on a circuit.

6. Employ sequential control of 2 or more cylinders.

7. Modify circuits from verbal and written instructions.

8. Identify faults on pneumatic circuits.


Previous engineering knowledge / skills would be an advantage but is not essential.


Training will be carried out by specialist staff through lectures, demonstrations, individual coaching and practical experience in a workshop environment.


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