8 Day Fluid Power Course

APT’s 8 day Fluid Power course equips participants with the know-how to work safely and productively with hydraulic and pneumatic machinery.

The course provides investment leverage for Employers enabling:

> maximum safety awareness to reduce risk and maintain compliance
> minimum equipment down time to improve plant productivity

Participants will benefit from industry’s best practice training, improved and accelerated knowledge transfer and improved employment scope.

The APT 8 day course targets Mechanical Trades persons who are familiar with Fluid Power Systems and are motivated to extend their knowledge and qualifications as well as receive recognition of their current skills.

Nationally Recognised 8 Day Fluid Power Course

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the 4 Units of Competency which form part of MEM40119 – Certificate IV Engineering (Fluid Power) being:

  • MEM18018 – Maintain pneumatic system components (Previously Pneumatics 1)
  • MEM18019 – Maintain pneumatic systems (Previously Pneumatics 2)
  • MEM18020 – Maintain hydraulic system components (Previously Hydraulics 1)
  • MEM18021 – Maintain hydraulic systems (Previously Hydraulics 2)

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.

Topics Covered​

Core, Pre-requisite and other units are required to meet the requirements of the Qualification.

Topics included in delivery:

  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Hydraulic Principles
  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Pneumatic Principles
  • Schematic Reading
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Circuit Construction
  • Fault Finding
  • Contamination of Fluid Power Systems
  • O-Rings as Seals
  • Part No. Interpretation
  • Disassemble and assembly of components
  • System Controls
  • Repair of Fluid Power components
  • Machine specific (Stamler Feeder, Steering circuit, SMV,  ED10, Miner, EIMCO


Participant Pre-requisites

It is preferred that participants have completed 1st and 2nd year of a mechanical apprenticeship, MEM30205 / MEM30119 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, and have obtained the following UOC's:

  • MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM18001 Use hand tools
  • MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
  • MEM18003 Use tools for precision work
  • MEM18006 Repair and fit engineering components
  • MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components


APT – The Fluid Power Specialists.

Our vision is simple: to be the go-to company for training, engineering and technical writing, and champions for the safe, efficient application of fluid power systems.

We have some of the best engineers, designers, tradespeople and trainers all working together to make sure your team are safe while your business doesn’t stop.


We provide the following services:

  • Nationally Recognised Fluid Power Training Courses, 

  • Specialist Fluid Power Designers for your exact needs, 

  • Fluid Power Documentation for Safety Compliance.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or your business.