Hydraulics 2.0

Course Title
Hydraulics 2.0

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

Course Duration
5 full days

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

Start Date
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Course Description

The Hydraulics 2.0 course is the second of our modules, which can lead to MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power), when completed in conjunction with our other courses and prerequisites. When combined with, Hydraulics 1.0, Hydraulics 3.0 and Hydraulics 4.0 (plus fulfilling the prerequisites), contribute to the total units of competencies required for the MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power).

This course provides competency-based training on the principles of preventative maintenance and the basic repair of hydraulic equipment. This includes monitoring equipment, fault finding, repairing and re-commissioning 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 2.0, the learner must demonstrate that prerequisites have been met. The prerequisites can be seen below.

  • MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM11011 Undertake manual handling
  • MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM12024 Perform computations
  • MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
  • MEM14006 Plan work activities
  • MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
  • MEM18001 Use hand tools
  • MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM18003 Use tools for precision work
  • MEM18006 Perform precision fitting of engineering components
  • MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
  • MEM18020 Maintain hydraulic system components
  • MEM18021 – Maintain hydraulic systems
  • MEM18010 – Equipment condition monitoring and recording

Course content includes:

  • Review of Hydraulics 1.0 course contents and principles
  • Safety
  • Pumps, valves, actuators and cylinders
  • Flow and directional controls
  • Manifold technology
  • Filtration and contamination

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