Are you studying fluid power in a Technical School, College, or University? Are you considering fluid power certification to enhance your career opportunities? This page is designed to help you navigate the resources IFPS offers to help you in your studies or to prepare for the certification test!
An IFPS student membership is designed for students taking 12 credits who are studying fluid power and motion control technology. Students also receive a discount on Certification test fees.
Student Test Fees
Specialist (Hydraulic, Pneumatic or Electronic Controls)
• Student Member: $165.00
Mechanic or Technician (two-part test: Written and Job Performance)
Written Test (Industrial Hydraulic, Mobile Hydraulic, Pneumatic or Connector & Conductor)
• Student Member: $140.00
Job Performance Test is required ONCE for all Technician, Mechanic & Connector & Conductor Certifications.
• Student Member: $134.00
Written Test Retake Fee
• Student: $150.00
Job Performance Test Retake Fee
• Student: $125.00
More Membership Benefits
Tickets, travel, car repair, etc. - Discounts through Abenity - free for all student members!
Discount IFPS Student Membership - Designed for students taking 12 credits who are studying fluid power and motion control technology. Students also receive a discount on Certification test fees.
Scholarship Opportunities - Scholarships, offered by the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation, are available to students enrolled in high schools, technical colleges and universities who have earned a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and are taking a minimum of one fluid power course.
NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship - A $40,000 scholarship opportunity, offered through the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation, for one High School student who participates in FIRST® Robotics or National Robotics League (NRL)or VEX Robotics competitions to help continue their education in engineering.