Fluid Power Hose Assembly

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

This programme is aimed at the transfer of skills in the make-up of hydraulic pipe assemblies and the use of proper connectors, while ensuring safety, as this remains a primary consideration in the assembly process.

TITLE : Fluid Power Hose Assembling Skills Phase 1 & Unit Standards 244709 & 259604
SAQA ID : SP0870/14-17 & US 244709 & 259604
ACCREDITING AUTHORITY : MERSETA
PROGRAMME DURATION : 310 Training hours (30% Theory 70% Work based practical learning)
CREDITS 31

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES:
On completion of this qualification learners are able to:

  1. Identify hose and fluid power connectors
  2. Make up hydraulic hose assemblies
  3. Install, test and maintain a basic hydraulic system

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Candidates must be between 18 – 35 years of age
  2. Minimum passed Grade 12 with Pure Mathematics and Physical Science with minimum 40 % pass mark
  3. Advantageous is N2-N6 Engineering

UNIT STANDARDS :

TYPE SAQA ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Module 1 259604 Verify compliance to safety, health &
environmental requirements in the workplace
2 4
Module 1 119744 Select, use and care for engineering hand tools 2 8
Module 1 12476 Select, use and care for engineering measuring
equipment
2 4
Module 1 244688 Identify hose and fluid power connectors 2 3
Module 1 12215 Read, interpret and produce basic engineering
drawings
2 6
Module 2 244709 Make up hydraulic hose assemblies 3 6