From January 2019, this course will be offered free of tuition fees for eligible students under the Victorian government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program, designed to reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand from Victorian employers. If you're eligible, the State Government will cover the full cost of your tuition fees for this course, saving you thousands of dollars. Other fees, such as materials and amenities, may still apply. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
Prepare yourself for a promotion or a raise in your earning potential! If you’ve completed the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) - or you’re already working in the manufacture and 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 Trades College Department.
Class Schedule: *
4 hours, one evening per week (360 hours)
Students are required to attend the college only one day per week; however, it could be any day of the week dependent on where places are available.
Some nights students are not required to attend ie: over term break. The teaching department will advise these days.
Modes of Delivery
From January 2019, this course is offered at $0 tuition for eligible students under the Victorian State Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program. Note you may still have to pay other fees, such as materials and amenities. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
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.
MaterialsWhat we supply
- The tools and equipment you will need to undertake this course.
- Student workbooks and resources that you will need.
- Basic writing materials including a notebook and pens.
- Highlighters in red, blue, yellow and green
- A scientific calculator
- USB Memory stick
- Earphones for listening to audio visual presentations
- Appropriate P.P.E for practical sessions
- Other equipment and materials needed and additional information will be given to you by the teaching department at time of enrolment or class induction
Entrance RequirementsThis program is offered as post-trade study, so the participant would need to have a qualification in the metals and engineering area, such as Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade MEM30205. The student is required to produce a transcript of formal training addressing all pre-requisite units outlined in the units of study.
Pathways to further studyGraduates of this course may gain employment in the manufacture and servicing of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as maintenance fitters. Competencies completed may be used to assist students with further study in the Diploma of Engineering Technology 22229VIC, 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.
|MEM05006C||PERFORM BRAZING AND/OR SILVER SOLDERING||20|
|MEM05007C||PERFORM MANUAL HEATING AND THERMAL CUTTING||20|
|MEM05013C||PERFORM MANUAL PRODUCTION WELDING||20|
|MEM06007B||PERFORM BASIC INCIDENTAL HEAT/QUENCHING, TEMPERING AND ANNEALING||20|
|MEM07005C||PERFORM GENERAL MACHINING||80|
|MEM07006C||PERFORM LATHE OPERATIONS||40|
|MEM07007C||PERFORM MILLING OPERATIONS||40|
|MEM07008D||PERFORM GRINDING OPERATIONS||40|
|MEM07021B||PERFORM COMPLEX LATHE OPERATION||40|
|MEM09002B||INTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING||40|
|MEM10004B||ENTER AND CHANGE PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS||20|
|MEM11011B||UNDERTAKE MANUAL HANDLING||20|
|MEM12001B||USE COMPARISON AND BASIC MEASURING DEVICES||20|
|MEM12003B||PERFORM PRECISION MECHANICAL MEASUREMENT||20|
|MEM12006C||MARK OFF/OUT (GENERAL ENGINEERING)||40|
|MEM12023A||PERFORM ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS||30|
|MEM13002B||UNDERTAKE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACTIVITIES IN THE WORK PLACE||30|
|MEM13014A||APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT||10|
|MEM14004A||PLAN TO UNDERTAKE A ROUTINE TASK||10|
|MEM14005A||PLAN A COMPLETE ACTIVITY||20|
|MEM15002A||APPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS||20|
|MEM15024A||APPLY QUALITY PROCEDURES||10|
|MEM16006A||ORGANISE AND COMMUNICATE INFORMATION||20|
|MEM16007A||WORK WITH OTHERS IN A MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING OR RELATED ENVIRONMENT||10|
|MEM16008A||INTERACT WITH COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY||20|
|MEM16011A||COMMUNICATE WITH INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL GROUPS||20|
|MEM16014A||REPORT TECHNICAL INFORMATION||20|
|MEM17003A||ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF ON THE JOB TRAINING||20|
|MEM18001C||USE HAND TOOLS||20|
|MEM18002B||USE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS||20|
|MEM18003C||USE TOOLS FOR PRECISION WORK||40|
|MEM18006C||REPAIR AND FIT ENGINEERING COMPONENTS||60|
|MEM18010C||PERFORM EQUIPMENT CONDITIONING MONITORING AND RECORDING||40|
|MEM18011C||SHUT DOWN AND ISOLATE MACHINES/EQUIPMENT||20|
|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|
|MEM18055B||DISMANTLE, REPLACE AND ASSEMBLE ENGINEERING COMPONENTS||30|
|MEM30012A||APPLY MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES IN A MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING OR RELATED ENVIRONMENT||40|
|MSAENV272B||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||30|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4.