If your employee repairs or maintains fluid power systems, we recommend the Mechanic classification. The Mechanic certification test consists of a 3-hour, multiple choice, written (pen and paper or online proctored) test and a three (3)-hour job performance (hands-on) test.

Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic

Mobile hydraulics refers to all types of hydraulic machines that are mobile and used in various types of environments (construction, agricultural, aerospace forestry machinery.)

Written test contents:

  • Understand hydraulic components and their operation

  • Understand loads and motion

  • Maintain and repair hydraulic systems

  • Troubleshoot hydraulic systems

  • ElectroHydraulic controls systems 

  • Full outline

Job Performance test contents:

 

Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic (MHM)

understands mobile hydraulic symbols, reads system schematics, understands the operation of hydraulic components and their function within a hydraulic system, understands the use of proper troubleshooting techniques to define and identify causes of malfunctions within a hydraulic system, and is skilled in using hand tools, measuring instruments such as calipers and micrometers, and diagnostic testing equipment.

Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic

Industrial hydraulics refers to a wide range of hydraulic machinery used in manufacturing processes (printing, metal forming, entertainment, wood processing, injection molding.)

Written test contents:

  • Understand hydraulic components and their operation

  • Understand loads and motion

  • Maintain and repair hydraulic systems

  • Troubleshoot hydraulic systems

  • ElectroHydraulic controls systems

  • Full outline.

Job Performance test contents:

Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic (IHM) understands industrial hydraulic symbols, reads system schematics, understands the operation of hydraulic components and their function within a hydraulic system, understands the use of proper troubleshooting techniques to define and identify causes of malfunctions within a hydraulic system, and is skilled in using hand tools, measuring instruments such as calipers and micrometers, and diagnostic testing equipment.

Pneumatic Mechanic

Pneumatics are used across manufacturing to power factory automation systems and is typically seen in sectors like materials handling and packaging, oil & gas and power generation industries, and food & beverage.

 

Written test contents:

  • Preventive Maintenance

  • Assemble Components

  • Field Repairs

  • Minor & Major Repairs

  • Replace Components

  • Troubleshooting

  • Full outline
     

Job Performance test contents:

Pneumatic Mechanic (PM) 

understands pneumatic and vacuum graphic symbology, reads system schematics, understands the operation of pneumatic and vacuum components and their function within a pneumatic or vacuum application, understands the use of proper troubleshooting techniques to define and identify causes of malfunctions within a pneumatic or vacuum system, and is skilled in using hand tools, measuring instruments such as calipers and micrometers, and diagnostic testing equipment.