Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete this 2-hour micro-credential

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature


In this micro-credential, you learn about the basics of hydraulics, its underlying principle, the components of a hydraulic system, their working, and the differences between "single action" and "dual action" hydraulic cylinders.

Throughout the course, participants will acquire a deep understanding of the term "Hydraulics" and its significance in everyday life, exploring how it harnesses the power of fluid mechanics for various purposes. By the end of the program, learners will be able to identify the key components of a hydraulic system and discern their respective functions, delving into the workings of this technology.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the term Hydraulics, its principle, and its uses in everyday life.

  • Identify the components of the hydraulic system and their functions.

  • Discuss the components and working of the hydraulic system.

  • Differentiate between "single-acting" and "dual-acting" hydraulic cylinders.


    1. Land Acknowledgement

    2. Introduction from Sault College's eLearning Department

    3. Before we begin...

    4. What is asynchronous online self-directed learning?

    5. Learner Resources and Supports

    6. Technology Requirements

    7. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    8. Navigation

    9. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    10. Technical Discussion Forum

    11. Frequently Asked Questions

    12. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome & Micro-credential Information

    2. Overview

    3. Learning Outcomes

    4. Modes of Learning

    1. Introduction - Basic Hydraulics

    1. What are Hydraulics?

    2. Use of Hydraulics: Learning Activity

    3. Lesson - 2 Self-Check Quiz

    1. Components of a Hydraulic System

    2. Lesson - 3 Discussion

    3. Lesson 3 - Self-Check Quiz

    1. How does a Hydraulic System works?

    2. Lesson - 4 Discussion

    3. Lesson 4- Self-Check Quiz

About this course

  • $69.99


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