MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

hydraulic & pneumatic

at MiraCosta College

about the hydraulic & pneumatic systems courses

Hydraulic systems use a liquidsuch as oil or water, while pneumatic systems use gas, such as air or nitrogen. This hands-on course introduces fluid power as an effective means of transferring, controlling and converting energy, its advantages, disadvantages, and modern usage within advanced manufacturing. Learn how to operate, maintain and troubleshoot equipment and systems safely and efficiently.


why attend miracosta?

  • Industry relevant curriculum

  • Reduced prices due to grant funding

  • Accelerated training to help you move up in your job

  • We will gladly work with companies willing to pay for employee training


Course Length
30 hours

Hours of Instruction
Evenings or weekends
Please see the events calendar for dates/times

Completion of enrollment documents.
Students must be at least 15 years of age.

what you will learn

  • Safety
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Systems
  • Introduction to Pneumatic Systems
  • Operating, Maintaining Equipment and Systems
  • Troubleshooting Equipment and Systems

after course completion


If you successfully complete a program under 50 hours, we can issue a certificate for $15.

Career Paths

This training is designed to help you move up within your current company, or to enhance your skillset for your next job.

take the next step

We offer information sessions for many of our job training programs. The information session offers you the opportunity to learn all about the programs in a relaxed environment.
Our instructors will be available at this time to answer all of your questions. Call us at 760.795.6820 to register.

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