Course Title: Maintain fluid power systems for mobile plant

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Maintain fluid power systems for mobile plant

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4657

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Course Description

This unit covers testing, fault finding and rectifying basic fluid power systems used in the earthmoving, agricultural and transport industries.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18052B Maintain fluid power systems for mobile plant


1. Secure system from potentially hazardous situations

2. Check hydraulic system components

3. Replace faulty system components

4. Dismantle, inspect and rectify linear actuators

5. Service hydraulic systems

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.