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Available IFPS Certifications
CFPAI
Certified Fluid Power Accredited Instructor

CFPAJPP
Certified Fluid Power Authorized Job Performance Proctor

CFPAJPPCC
Certified Fluid Power Authorized Job Performance Proctor Connector & Conductor

CFPE
Certified Fluid Power Engineer

CFPS
Certified Fluid Power Specialist (Must Obtain CFPHS, CFPPS)

CFPHS
Certified Fluid Power Hydraulic Specialist

CFPPS
Certified Fluid Power Pneumatic Specialist

CFPMT
Certified Fluid Power Master Technician (Must Obtain CFPIHT, CFPMHT, & CFPPT)

CFPIHT
Certified Fluid Power Industrial Hydraulic Technician

CFPMHT
Certified Fluid Power Mobile Hydraulic Technician

CFPPT
Certified Fluid Power Pneumatic Technician

CFPMM
Certified Fluid Power Master Mechanic (Must Obtain CFPIHM, CFPMHM, & CFPPM)

CFPIHM
Certified Fluid Power Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic

CFPMHM
Certified Fluid Power Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic

CFPPM
Certified Fluid Power Pneumatic Mechanic

CFPMIH
Certified Fluid Power Master of Industrial Hydraulics (Must Obtain CFPIHM, CFPIHT, & CFPCC)

CFPMMH
Certified Fluid Power Master of Mobile Hydraulics (Must Obtain CFPMHM, CFPMHT, & CFPCC)

CFPMIP
Certified Fluid Power Master of Industrial Pneumatics (Must Obtain CFPPM, CFPPT, & CFPCC)

CFPCC
Certified Fluid Power Connector & Conductor

CFPSD
Fluid Power System Designer

CFPMEC
(In Development) Mobile Electronic Controls

CFPIEC
(In Development) Industrial Electronic Controls



 

Congratulations!

Winner of the $250 AMEX gift card is the RG Group in York, Pennsylvania, who certainly knew how to celebrate Fluid Power Professionals’ Day on June 19, 2019. …

2019 Fluid Power Hall of Fame

THE IFPS IS HONORED TO PRESENT THE ELEVEN INDUSTRY LEADERS WHO WERE INDUCTED THIS YEAR. A special award was established to acknowledge individuals who have …

Have You Used Your New IFPS Member Benefit Yet? 

Honest Savings Among the many blessings having a 3-year-old grandson brings, one that comes to mind is the pure joy on his face when he’s discovering …

Which Certification Test Should I Take?

IFPS has an online questionnaire to help you assess your job responsibilities and choose the most applicable IFPS certification. I am present for the start-up …

Upcoming Workshops

Accredited Instructor (AI) and Authorized Job Performance Proctor (AJPP) Workshops The AI workshop is a one- or two-day workshop to acquaint you with the IFPS …

James Simpson Receives IFPS Emeritus Certification Status

James (Jimmy) Simpson was awarded Emeritus Certification status during the IFPS 2019 Spring Meeting. Jimmy is the third recipient of the IFPS’ Emeritus …

Mark Your Calendar For This Great Networking Event

Schedule of Events Monday, September 23, 2019 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM — Technical Workshop 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM — Job Performance Testing 8:00 AM …

The 2019 Minnesota Fluid Power Skills Competition Recap

The Minnesota Fluid Power Skills Competition brings students from each of the four Minnesota technical colleges that offer 2-year Fluid Power programs together …

Just Released! Studying For the IFPS PS Test? Want To Enhance Your Existing Pneumatic Skills?

Whether you are studying for the Pneumatic Specialist (PS) Certification test or simply want to enhance your existing hydraulics skills in a convenient and …

Congratulations to our Newly Certified Fluid Power Accredited Instructors (CFPAI) and Authorized Job Performance Proctors (CFPAJPP)

Approved candidates hold at least one certification, conducted a pre-planned presentation, and were evaluated by a panel of subject matter experts and peers …

2019 Spring Meeting Recap

The IFPS 2019 spring meeting, held in Savannah, Georgia, was a great success. All 20 volunteer Board of Directors, along with three honorary-directors, were in …

Join a Committee!

IFPS has five (5) committees representing three (3) areas of IFPS’s mission statement – certification, standardization, and education. Our committee …

Preparing For Success: The Pneumatic Specialist Certification Study Manual Update

By Denis Poirier, Jr., CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPCC, CFPHS, CFPIHM, Vice President of Certification, The Eaton Corporation – Hydraulics Group If you received the …

John Groot Receives IFPS Emeritus Certification Status

John Groot awarded Emeritus Certification status during the IFPS 2018 Annual Meeting. Mr. Groot is the second recipient of the IFPS’ Emeritus Certification …

Tools for Success

Ways to prepare for a certification test or to enhance your knowledge base: Animated Circuits: These animated presentations are available on flash drives and …

Register for IFPS 2019 Spring Meeting

Join us on March 11-14, 2019, as the IFPS holds its 2019 Spring Meeting at The Embassy Suites, Savannah, Georgia. This is a great way to network with …

Fluid Power Hall of Fame Nominations Are Being Accepted for the Inaugural Class of 2019

The success of the fluid power industry, both in hydraulics and in pneumatics, is not in its hardware, pumps, valves, cylinders, and hoses, but rather the …

IFPS to Roll Out a New Membership Perks Program

Enjoy member-only discounts and corporate rates on everything from pizza and the zoo, to movie tickets, car rentals, and hotels. With over 302,000 offers …

Preparing for Success: The Hydraulic Specialist Certification Study Manual Update

By Denis Poirier, Jr., CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPCC, CFPHS, CFPIHM, Vice President of Certification, The Eaton Corporation – Hydraulics Group Advancements in …

IFPS 2018 Annual Meeting

The IFPS 2018 Annual Meeting recently took place in Williamsburg, VA where the 2019 Board of Directors nomination slate was approved. The 2019 Board positions …

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