Course Title: Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers performing routine bearing checks during operations and non-operation, diagnosing bearing faults, identifying bearing requirements for replacement or installation, and removing and installing bearings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work
MEM18006B Repair and fit engineering components
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18005B Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings


1. Perform routine bearing checks during operation and non-operation

2. Diagnose bearing faults

3. Identify bearing requirements for replacement or installation

4. Remove bearings

5. Install plain bearings

6. Install anti-friction bearings

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.