Hydraulics 3.0

Course Title
Hydraulics 3.0

Suitable For
Fitters and engineers with experience in fluid power and preferably who have completed the Hydraulics 1.0 and 2.0 courses and/or equivalent. Trades people wanting to upskill in Hydraulics.

Course Duration
5 full days

Course Venue
Brisbane QLD, Mackay QLD, Newcastle NSW, Perth WA

Start Date
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Course Description

Hydraulics 3.0 course is the third course in our series, which can lead to achieving MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power), when completed in conjunction with our other courses and prerequisites. When combined with, Hydraulics 1.0, Hydraulics 2.0 and Hydraulics 4.0 (plus fulfilling the prerequisites), contribute to the total units of competencies required for the MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power).

This course is designed to support the learners’ needs in understanding more advanced hydraulic systems, as well as a complete overview of the five basic hydraulic systems.

The course combines book and instruction based learning with practical exercises and assessments utilising our purpose built, state of the art Hydraulic Training Rigs.


To be eligible to receive certification (a Statement of Attainment) for Hydraulics 3.0, the learner must demonstrate that prerequisites have been met. The prerequisites can be seen below.

  • 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
  • MEM18006C – Repair and fit engineering components
  • MEM18020B – Maintain hydraulic system components
  • MEM18021B – Maintain hydraulic systems
  • MEM18055B – Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
  • MEM18022B – Maintain fluid power controls
  • MEM10010B – Install pipework and pipework assemblies

Course content includes:

  • Review of Hydraulic Principles
  • Series, parallel, high-low and regenerative circuits
  • Hydrostatic transmissions
  • Fluid conductors
  • Fault finding in hydraulic systems and components
  • Repair and fitting of engineering components

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