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Fluid Power Mechanic

at Hennepin Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Fluid Power Mechanic fabricates, assembles, repairs and tests hydraulic and pneumatic components. The mechanic must follow instructions, read schematics, read precision measuring devices, record data and analyze test data. This person troubleshoots automated equipment, performs routine maintenance and connects units to automated control systems. Individuals with previous mechanical experience, small engine or automotive backgrounds do extremely well in the Fluid Power Mechanic program. This program is designed to prepare an individual to meet the challenges of current industry trends. The program courses cover hydraulics, pneumatics, blueprint reading, programmable logic controls and industrial electricity.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

Labor Market Information

  • Power Plant Operators

  • Median wage: $34.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Nuclear Technicians

  • Median wage: $38.90/hour
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.91/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians

  • Median wage: $27.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu