Electrical Test and Tag Course ONLINE

UEESS00098 - Electrical Test and tag Course ONLINE

This Test and Tag Course Online is available for people who own or have access to a Metrel 3309 or a Seaward 125EL PAT Tester.

Contact us if you need guidance on where to purchase those PAT Testers. 

ABOUT THE COURSE

Test and Tag is used to check the safety of electrical appliances. This is a safety requirement and testing and tagging equipment should be conducted on a regular basis. 

This Test and Tag Course Online is the perfect little short course that will give you the opportunity to work with the portable apparatus tester, utilizing test results to establish the safety status, identifying safe and unsafe cords and apparatus, applying appropriate tagging, documenting testing activities and handling unplanned events.

This Test and Tag Course Online gives you real experience of testing & tagging. In this course you will get real experience in the workshop testing & tagging equipment which actually you are going to test more often.

The course meets the requirements of both the Australian Standards and the WHS Regulations Code of Practice ‘Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace’ which states inspection and testing of electrical equipment should only be carried out by a competent person who has the relevant knowledge, skills and test instruments to carry out the relevant inspection and testing.

This online course is available for people who own or have access to a Metrel 3309 or a Seaward 125EL PAT Tester.

You also need to have access to a computer and internet with Skype installed on it as well as a device that can record video. 

 

There are no other entry requirements to this qualification. It is advised to have a moderate level of language,literacy and numeracy to undertake this course. An assessment will determine support needs.

You will need to have access to basic home appliances like a fridge, microwave, kettle to practise testing and tagging.

This course is 100% online. Once your enrolment is complete you will get access to our Elearning platform where you can access the resources,  watch the videos and complete the assessments at your own pace. 

For the practical component you will need to test basic appliances that can be found in a home (eg. fridge, microwave, kettle or chargers)

There will also be a practicals test carried out through Skype by the trainer or through a video that you will need to record yourself. Detailed instructions will be provided on how to record the video and what to do.

You can complete this course within 1 to 3 days depending on your abilities and prior knowledge. The course is online and self paced so you can make your own schedule.

 

CodeUnit of CompetencyPoints (Hours)
UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEENEEP026AConduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies20

Course Outcome:

  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety
  •  Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord
  •  Interpret the test results of any equipment they use
  • Understand legislation, Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760 and Codes of Practice relevant to
    ‘Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace’
  • On successful completion of this course you receive a Statement of Attainment

  • Appliance test and Tag Technician

*Duration is for practicals only. Theory is to be completed beforehand. Total nominal hours is 40. 1 day full time, course completion duration may vary depending on student self-paced completion of the units and on job practical experience. Check with trainer for exact duration.

FAQ - Online Test and Tag Course

Yes you will receive a nationally recognised certificate after you complete the course

We would recommend to allow 2 full days for the theory and 1 full day for the practicals. This Test and Tag  Course Online is self paced and completion duration depends on your abilities and experience.

Yes, this electrical test and tag course online is nationally recognised. The qualification is nationally recognised but in order to actually carry out Test and Tagging work as a business you should check the regulations for each state. 

Yes you will need to own or have access to a Metrel 3309 or a Seaward 125EL PAT Tester. You will need to have your equipment anyways if you want to carry out Test and Tagging activities. We can assist you if you are not sure where to buy that equipment. 

For the practicals you will be following instructions on the video lectures and do the practicals at the same time. You will need to have access to basic home appliances like a fridge, microwave, kettle to practise testing and tagging.

For the practical exam you can arrange a Skype call with the trainer which will be recorded or record a video yourself according to the guidelines to provide proof that you are able to Test and Tag appliances safely without supervision.

No there is no need to have any prior electrical knowledge to do this course, you only need to have basic literacy and numeracy skills. 

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