MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)

MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)


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Finance Options:

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Face to Face Delivery Blended Delivery (online + classroom)
Classroom Time 17 Days
Theory Time 70 – 90 Hours (Self paced / online)
Practical Time 50 – 70 hours
(included in 17 Days)
Approx 100 hours – MUST attend training centre (flexible times)
Project Work 30 – 50 hours 30 – 50 hours
Work based practice 200 Hours 200 Hours

3 different formats available for Face to Face Delivery

  • Block Release – 4 x 4 days separated by a 5 week break, then a 4 week break with a final 1 Day Assessment
  • Day Release – 17 x 8.5 Hour Days, 1 day per week
  • Evenings – 35 weeks @ 4 hours per week

Maximum of 8 Students per group

Upon successful completion students will receive a Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) MEM40105.

Includes textbook

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CIV Engineering is the next step in the career of a Mechanical or Electrical trades person. It covers specialised skills in specific technical areas, such as maintaining fluid power systems, condition monitoring along with reporting and analysis.

Topics Covered

UOC’s covered in this course vary depending on the student’s previous training.

APT’s Certificate IV Fluid Power includes:

  • MEM12002B          Perform electrical/electronic measurement
  • MEM13003B          Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
  • MEM16012A          Interpret technical specifications and manuals
  • MEM18010C          Perform Equipment condition monitoring and recording
  • MEM18011C          Shut down and isolate machines/equipment
  • MEM18019B          Maintain pneumatic systems
  • MEM18021B          Maintain hydraulic systems
  • MEM18022B          Maintain fluid power controls
  • MEM18030B          Diagnose and rectify low voltage electrical systems
  • MEM18018C          Maintain Pneumatic system components
  • MEM18020B          Maintain Hydraulic system components

Other units may be required to satisfy the packaging rules or prerequisites. RPL or further training for these units will be at an extra cost.

How we work

APT provide flexible training and an ongoing framework to build-on or formalise your existing skills and knowledge. In our courses, the use of advanced simulation and real world practices ensure optimal outcomes.

APT deliver training in a friendly, relaxed and comfortable learning and assessment environment. You can be assured that it’s to the best of our ability to support any special needs/requirements you may have with your learning.

Course Information

Training and assessment is usually completed at the APT Training Centre at Toronto NSW, however the course can be delivered at your own workplace if a full class is enrolled.

In such circumstances we bring the complete service to you including training simulations and fluid power equipment.

Course Assessment

Your trainer and assessor will clearly explain the assessment process to you and support you where necessary to ensure you have a full understanding of the process prior to commencing.

Some methods used to assess your competence include written questionnaires, verbal questions, third party reports, self assessment, log books or work journals, verified CV, workbook activities and certificate recognition of prior learning.

Course Outcomes

Successful participants will receive a Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) MEM40105.

Participant Pre-requisites

There are 3 entry pathways into the Certificate 4 Engineering

1. Direct Entry – this is for students who have attained MEM30205 Certificate 3 Engineering Mechanical or MEM30305 Certificate 3 Engineering Fabrication. Generally this will be trades who completed their apprenticeship in the last 10 years.

Must have the following units included on their transcript, these units are pre-requisite for the units selected in our Certificate 4 Course

  • 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
  • MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

Price – $300 enrolment, $7000 ($7300 total)

2. Mechanical Trades with Previous Qualifications – will need to go through an RPL process to complete the Cert 3 Level units

Price – $1500 RPL, $7000 ($8500 total)

3. Other Trades – this is for other trades. This involves RPL for the Certificate 3 level units prior to commencement in the Certificate 4 Engineering

Price – $2500 RPL, $7000 ($9500 total)

Note: Prices are for delivery at our Training Centre, additional fees apply for onsite training (contact us for details)