DIM0846 - Hydraulic Systems in Heavy Equipment (PSAV)
150 clock hours
This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of hydraulic pumps, motors, and hydraulic accessories in heavy equipment. The student will identify, explain, and troubleshoot components using diagrams and test equipment by performing hands-on skills in maintaining and reconditioning hydraulic systems in the lab. The student will perform lab and shop procedures in the following areas: tool use and organization; personal safety and environmental practices; heavy equipment mechanic shop organization and management. This course will also provide the student with skills relating to workplace communication and employment as well as offer optional work experience training.
Prerequisite: DIM0845 (with a grade of C or higher); Corequisites: VPI0100, VPI0200, VPI0300