A sample copy of the Basic Hydraulics Student Reference Guide is also included with the system for your evaluation. Sourced from the system’s curriculum, the Student Reference Guide takes the entire series’ technical content contained in the learning objectives and combines them into one perfectly-bound book. Student Reference Guides supplement this course by providing a condensed, inexpensive reference tool that learners will find invaluable once they finish their training, making it the perfect course takeaway.



  • Electricity (110-120/220 VAC/50-60 Hz/1 phase)

Curriculum Also Available in Spanish

Basic Hydraulics Training | Operate, Install & Troubleshoot Hydraulic Circuits

Learning System: 850-H1

The Basic Hydraulics Training System – Single Surface Bench with One Hydraulic Manifold (850-H1) introduces learners to a wide variety of fundamental hydraulic principles and teaches basic hydraulic skills relevant throughout industry. For example, learners will study concepts like flow rate versus cylinder speed and pressure versus cylinder force and then gain hands-on experience practicing key skills, such as operating, installing, designing, and troubleshooting basic hydraulic circuits for various applications.

The 850-H1 includes industry-standard equipment, such as gauges, manifolds, cylinders, valves (relief/sequence, pressure reducing, check, directional control), flow meter, hydraulic motor, and hydraulic power unit. These durable, real-world components teach learners hands-on skills using equipment they will encounter on the job. When combined with Amatrol’s in-depth multimedia curriculum, the 850-H1 offers a comprehensive learning solution for basic hydraulic concepts and skills.

Learning Topics

  • Hydraulic Power Systems
  • Circuit Connections
  • Basic Hydraulic Circuits
  • Hydraulic Schematics
  • Principles of Hydraulic Pressure and Flow
  • Fluid Friction
  • Hydraulic Speed Control
  • Flow Control Valves
  • Pressure Control Circuits
  • Pressure Reducing Valves

Study Basic Hydraulic Concepts and Practice on Real-World Equipment

The 850-H1’s in-depth curriculum teaches learners about a wide variety of basic hydraulic concepts. For example, learners will study the scientific principles of hydraulics, hydraulic circuits, and the function and operation of various hydraulic components, such as pumps, gauges, motors, cylinders, and valves. In addition to comprehensive curriculum, the system features standard, industrial-grade hydraulic components, allowing learners to gain practical, hands-on experience with real-world equipment as they master basic hydraulic skills.

Expand Your System for Additional Learning Opportunities

When you’re ready to go beyond basic hydraulics and pneumatics, you can add optional learning systems to the basic hydraulics training system to extend its capabilities to explore more advanced concepts, such as Intermediate Hydraulics (85-IH), Advanced Hydraulics (85-AH), Electro-Hydraulics (85-EH), Intermediate Pneumatics (85-IP), Advanced Pneumatics (85-AP), Electro-Pneumatics (85-EP), and Electro-Fluid Power (85-EF). These optional systems integrate seamlessly with the basic fluid power training system and teach intermediate to advanced hydraulic and pneumatic concepts, including electrical relay control of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Engaging, Highly-Interactive Multimedia

Amatrol’s eLearning curriculum features a highly-interactive, multimedia format that includes stunning 3D graphics and videos, voiceovers of all text, and interactive quizzes and exercises designed to appeal to learners with different learning styles. Virtual simulators also replicate hydraulic equipment in realistic detail to allow learners to practice skills in a virtual environment before transitioning to real equipment. This combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills solidifies understanding and creates a strong basis for pursuing more advanced skills.

The curriculum also features a virtual trainer option that allows learners to gain skills through realistic simulation before using the real equipment. The combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills solidifies understanding and creates a strong basis for pursuing more advanced skills.

Free Learning Management System (LMS)

Amatrol eLearning is easy-to-use for both students and instructors. Its web-based interface is simple to navigate and available on any WebGL-compatible Internet browser. Instructors love Amatrol eLearning for its simple, yet sophisticated Learning Management System (LMS). The LMS allows instructors to create custom courses, monitor student participation, track course progress, assess knowledge levels prior to a course, and test knowledge levels after completion. Learners appreciate the fact that they can start and stop as needed, moving through each Amatrol course at their own pace. If a self-review reveals that they didn’t understand a particular topic as well as they thought they did, they can revisit it before moving on.

Expand Your Fluid Power Training | Training Systems

Amatrol's Fluid Power Learning Systems provide a solid foundation to build upon by adding a variety of optional expansion systems to teach

additional skills. All of these expansion systems include Amatrol's interactive eLearning.