Are you looking for ways to train and access technical employees? As part of our mission to build and connect our members to an educated workforce, NFPA partners with other organizations—the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is one of them. Through its multifaceted work in education, training, and certification, IFPS strengthens and advances professional careers in the fluid power workforce.
IFPS certification testing programs provide an objective, third-party assessment of an individual’s skill level and are recognized industry-wide. Individuals who successfully master a level of competency are issued a credential signifying an advanced status in the workforce. In addition, IFPS Certifications are NAM-Endorsed. Certifications are offered for a number of positions:
- Mobile/Industrial – Mechanics, Technicians and Specialists
- System Designers
- Electronic Controls Specialists–coming in 2015
- Connector and Conductor professionals
IFPS provides comprehensive technical certification offerings for all professionals in the fluid power industry. It certifies thousands of fluid power professionals each year and serves as the industry standard for assessing the knowledge and skill level of individuals in the fluid power and motion control industry.
If you would like to learn more, go to www.ifps.org.
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