Maintenance Of Earthmoving Equipment

Why attend this learning programme?

This course covers the introduction to maintenance of earthmoving equipment machines. Delegates will be equipped with knowledge of the importance of carrying out maintenance on machines as stipulated in the manufacturer’s maintenance manual, and the correct procedures to follow while carrying out maintenance on the machines.

 

Who should attend?

This course is targeted for all earthmoving equipment mechanics, who want to increase their knowledge of maintaining earthmoving equipment machines.

 

What are the course pre-requisites?

Course delegates must have a working knowledge of earthmoving equipment machines, and must be able to communicate at an NQF level 2: literacy and numeracy

 

What are learning outcomes?

Explain basic maintenance and preventative maintenance
Explain the importance of scheduled oil sampling
Understand the maintenance intervals and the reasons thereof
Explain the maintenance to be conducted on each component
Understand basic report writing for artisans

 

Course Duration?

5 Days

 

What will you learn?

Day One:

Introduction to maintenance
Types of maintenance
Benefits of preventive maintenance
Challenges to implementing preventive maintenance

Day 2:

Explain the importance of scheduled oil sampling
Types of oil sampling
Understand the maintenance intervals and the reasons thereof

Day 3:

Explain the maintenance to be conducted on each component
Diesel engine maintenance
Electrical maintenance
Hydraulic maintenance
Power train maintenance

Day 4:

Understand basic report writing for artisans
Types of reports
Importance of reports
What must be included in a report

Day 5:

Course consolidation
Assessment

What is the preferred number of delegates per course?
For the best benefit to learners, we require a minimum of 6 delegates and a maximum of 20 delegates for the theory training.

 

Unit Std IDUnit Standard DescriptionNQF LevelNo of Credits
253440Assemble mechanical components2
12
243769Demonstrate knowledge of lubrication22
119750Inspect and lubricate an automotive system28
253582Lift and move a load using manual lifting equipment and tackle28
13219Maintain static seals in machines and / or equipment24
1162319Operate a pendant controlled overhead crane25
13258Participate in workgroup activities24
15123Select and use vehicle lifting equipment23
13220Keep the work area safe and productive28
260717Remove and fit automobile components212
119744Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment24
12219Select, use and care for engineering power tool26
119463Access and use information from texts25
9008Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2- and 3- dimensional shapes in different contexts23
119454Maintain and adapt oral/signed communication25
119460Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes25
9007Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems25
119456Write/present for a defined context25
116932Operate a personal computer system23
244686Demonstrate understanding of the principles of fluid power26
244690Demonstrate basic knowledge of hydraulic components23
260719Carry out an automotive service28
244691Demonstrate basic knowledge of pneumatic components23