Bosch Rexroth has announced Pressure Hydraulics & Controls (PHC) as its Authorised Training Centre, with its official certificate of accreditation presented 18 March 2016.

Pictured at the presentation are John Doran: Bosch Rexroth Regional Sales Manager Ireland, Andy Collins: Bosch Rexroth Operations Manager UK, Jim Hickey: Managing Director, Pressure Hydraulics & Controls and Senan Ahern: Cork Facility Manager at PHC Headquarters in Little Island, Cork

PHC is the only facility in Ireland to be recognised as an Authorised Training Centre by Bosch Rexroth.

Ireland‘s leading supplier of hydraulic valves, pumps and filters demonstrated exceptional standards, from equipment quality through to delivery of training, in order to achieve the much sought after accreditation.

The trusted partner of Bosch Rexroth, has been providing training on industrial hydraulics and controls for three years and plans to grow its training offer to the Irish market with a focus on bespoke courses for its customers, tailored to suit individual requirements.

Jim Hickey, Managing Director at Pressure Hydraulics & Controls, says: “Being the only Bosch Rexroth Authorised Training Centre in Ireland is a significant achievement and something we are very proud of. We‘ve worked really hard to obtain this title and we aim to continue maintaining this standard.”

Jim continues: “The Irish manufacturing industry is doing really well right now after experiencing an increase in new orders and a faster rate of expansion over the last six months. Our site in Cork will be a great support for companies in Ireland looking to train individuals to the best of their ability, from beginners through to experienced engineers.”

The facility has a dedicated training room complete with Bosch Rexroth training rigs, offering a hands-on experience. As well as this, the on-site trainer is also Bosch Rexroth approved. The certified tutors are a mixture of current Field Service Engineers, Application Engineers and Test Engineers with personal access to a vast amount of practical understanding and real-life experience. With the aim to provide current product knowledge and trends in the industry, which is vital in the ever changing industrial climate.

Andrew Collins, Operations Director at Bosch Rexroth, comments: “All our accredited training facilities and trainers have to meet various criteria before achieving accreditation. The results from these rigorous assessments mean, we can now ascertain that Pressure Hydraulics & Controls provides the best quality training, from equipment through to personnel. The accreditation is not only great for Pressure Hydraulics & Controls but also for Ireland as a whole.”

See the press release on the Rexroth Bosch Group website – Rexroth Bosch Press Release

Dates of courses for 2016:

Maintenance Hydraulics: 8 – 10 March
Maintenance Hydraulics: 26 – 28 April
Maintenance Hydraulics: 24 – 26 May
Maintenance Hydraulics: 14 – 16 June
Proportional Systems Course: 28 – 30 June
Maintenance Hydraulics: 19 – 21 July
Maintenance Hydraulics: 4 – 6 October
Maintenance Hydraulics: 15 – 17 November

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