Why attend this learning programme?
This course covers the basic operation of the powertrain system and its operating components. Course delegates will gain an in-depth knowledge of the powertrain for troubleshooting purposes
Who should attend?
This course is targeted for all earthmoving equipment mechanics, who want to increase their knowledge of machine powertrain components for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes.
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 the operation of the torque convertor and torque divider
Explain the operation of the planetary gear system
Explain the operation of the hydraulic control system of a transmission
Explain the basic operation of a transmission
Explain the operation of a differential
Explain the operation of a final drive
Explain the operation of a basic brake system
Explain the operation of the undercarriage and component function
Understand how to conduct basic power train maintenance using a maintenance interval sheet
What will you learn?
Introduction to power train
The operation of the torque convertor and torque divider
The operation of the planetary gear system
The purpose of planetary systems
The operation of the hydraulic control system of a transmission
Basic operation of a transmission
Types of transmissions
The operation of a differential
The operation of a final drive
Types of final drives
The operation of a basic brake system
Identification of major components of an under carriage
Undercarriage components and operation
Power train maintenance using the maintenance interval sheet
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 ID||Unit Standard Description||NQF Level||No of Credits|
|253440||Assemble mechanical components||2||12|
|243769||Demonstrate knowledge of lubrication||2||2|
|119750||Inspect and lubricate an automotive system||2||8|
|253582||Lift and move a load using manual lifting equipment and tackle||2||8|
|13219||Maintain static seals in machines and / or equipment||2||4|
|1162319||Operate a pendant controlled overhead crane||2||5|
|13258||Participate in workgroup activities||2||4|
|15123||Select and use vehicle lifting equipment||2||3|
|13220||Keep the work area safe and productive||2||8|
|260717||Remove and fit automobile components||2||12|
|119744||Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment||2||4|
|12219||Select, use and care for engineering power tool||2||6|
|119463||Access and use information from texts||2||5|
|9008||Identify, describe, compare, classify, explore shape and motion in 2- and 3- dimensional shapes in different contexts||2||3|
|119454||Maintain and adapt oral/signed communication||2||5|
|119460||Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes||2||5|
|9007||Work with a range of patterns and functions and solve problems||2||5|
|119456||Write/present for a defined context||2||5|
|116932||Operate a personal computer system||2||3|
|244686||Demonstrate understanding of the principles of fluid power||2||6|
|244690||Demonstrate basic knowledge of hydraulic components||2||3|