Prepare yourself for a promotion or a raise in your earning potential! If you’ve completed the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or already working in manufacturing and the servicing of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, then consider Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Engineering specialising in Fluid Power.
Are you ready for the next level in manufacturing and servicing fluid power systems?
This program comprises the Fluid Power stream of the Certificate IV in Engineering.
You can go on to enhance your skills in the design, manufacture and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Go for better jobs with in-demand skills
This qualification will enable you to apply for service workshop manager roles across a wide variety of Engineering disciplines requiring the management of finely tuned skills. These include:
- programmable controller programs
- pneumatic systems
- hydraulic systems
- fluid power system operations
- fluid power control systems
Choose the right fit for you
Melbourne Polytechnic also offers other streams of the Certificate IV in Engineering through the Engineering Department.
Trade Support Loan (TSL) program
Australian apprentices undertaking this course may be eligible for the Federal Government’s new Trade Support Loan (TSL) program.
**Please note under Units of Study (see below)
**Sample program is shown, students may select alternate units from the broad range available in the Certificate IV in Engineering qualification to best match their personal learning needs. Department staff can advise on options.
4 hours, one evening per week (360 hours)
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThis program is offered as post trade study, so the participant would need to have a Certificate III qualification in the metals and engineering area.
Assessment MethodsOn completion of each competency the student will be internally assessed to determine if the theory and practical outcomes have been achieved. With some competencies a theory examination may be required. The syllabus document for each competency lists the major learning outcomes and standard of assessment required.
MaterialsPersonal safety work wear required.
Pathways to further studyCompetencies completed may be used to assist students with further study in the Diploma of Engineering Technology, in accordance with the requirements of the National Metal and Engineering Training Board and the Federal Metal Industry Award.
Career PathwaysGraduates of this course may gain employment in the manufacture and servicing of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as maintenance fitters.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|MEM10004B||ENTER AND CHANGE PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS||20|
|MEM12025A||USE GRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES AND PERFORM SIMPLE STATISTICAL COMPUTATIONS||20|
|MEM16011A||COMMUNICATE WITH INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL GROUPS||20|
|MEM16014A||REPORT TECHNICAL INFORMATION||20|
|MEM18010C||PERFORM EQUIPMENT CONDITIONING MONITORING AND RECORDING||40|
|MEM18018C||MAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS||40|
|MEM18019B||MAINTAIN PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS||40|
|MEM18020B||MAINTAIN HYDRAULIC SYSTEM COMPONENTS||40|
|MEM18021B||MAINTAIN HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS||40|
|MEM18022B||MAINTAIN FLUID POWER CONTROLS||80|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.