PN61 – Maintain hydraulic and pneumatic system components


Course Objective
On completion of this unit, learners will have the knowledge
and application skills in maintaining hydraulic and pneumatic components and will be able to apply them to the workplace.

Target Group
Industrial personnel, maintenance staff, technicians,
operators, designers and engineers


Course Content
• Maintenance requirements of pneumatic systems
  - Compressed air preparation and equipment
  - Directional control valves
  - Other pneumatic valves
  - Pneumatic actuators
• Operation of pneumatic sequencing circuits
  - Working sequence
  - Methods of representation
• Maintenance requirements of hydraulic systems
  - Hydraulic power pack
  - Directional control valves
  - Pressure control valves
  - Flow control valves
  - Non-return valves
  - Hydraulic actuators
• Function and construction of electrical equipment
  - Switches and contacts
  - Common electrical sensors
  - Solenoid operated directional control valves
• ISO electrical and pneumatic symbols according to ISO 1219
• Energy saving for hydraulic and pneumatic systems
• Designing electro-pneumatic and electro-hydraulic circuits
• Fault identification and location
  - Systematic fault tracing
  - Monitoring the sequence of operation
  - Logical troubleshooting
• ISO electrical and hydraulic symbols according to ISO 1219
• Simulation and practical exercises

Pre-requisites:
• Completed PSLE and are able to speak, read and write in
  basic English
• Participants with the following competency rating from the
  Employability Skills System (ESS) are eligible:
  • Listening / Speaking – Min. level 4
  • Reading / Writing – Min. level 4
  • Numeracy – Min. level 4

Duration 4 days (32 hours)