Fluid Power (CTFPOW)

Certificate

The Fluid Power certificate program prepares students for entry level positions as a hydraulic technician. The program gives students an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic system design including motion control, using electro-hydraulic proportional and servo valves. Students who complete the program may choose to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.

This is a high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry level positions as a hydraulic technician. The program gives students an understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic system design including motion control, using electro-hydraulic proportional and servo valves. Students who complete the program may choose to take the Hydraulic Specialist or Technician Certification Examination through the Fluid Power Society.

This is a high skill, high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Advanced Manufacturing
Advisors
James Popovich
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
FLP 110   Fluid Power Fundamentals - II 2
FLP 214   Hydraulic Circuits and Controls 4
FLP 225   Fluid Power Motion Control 3
FLP 226   Pneumatics 3
Total 12
Core Courses
Class Title Minimum Credits
MEC 100   Materials and Processes 3
FLP 101   Fluid Power Fundamentals - I 2
MTT 102   Machining for the Technologies 2
NCT 101   Introduction to Computerized Machining (CNC) - I 2
ROB 101   Robotics I - I 2
 
Total 11

Total Credits Required
23

Footnotes

This certificate can also lead to an associate degree in Mechatronics.