Course Title: Maintain hydraulic systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5204 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

Course Title: Maintain hydraulic systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers undertaking preventive maintenance checks/adjustments on hydraulic systems, and fault finding, repairing, rectifying or overhauling, and recommissioning hydraulic systems.

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
MEM18003C Use tools for precision work
MEM18006B Repair and fit engineering components
MEM18020B Maintain hydraulic system components
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18021B Maintain hydraulic systems


1. Undertake preventative maintenance checks/adjustments on hydraulic systems

2. Undertake fault finding on hydraulic systems

3. Repair and/or rectify hydraulic system

4. Recommission hydraulic system

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.