Electrical Test and Tag Course DARWIN

UEESS00174 - Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set - DARWIN

Supersedes and is equivalent to UEESS00098 – Restricted – Electrical safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Blended learning mode – Self Paced online theory + 1 Day Practicals


Approx 2 days theory online +  1 day self paced practicals at our facilities. Start the course online on our E-learning platform at anytime and book an available date for your 1 day of practicals. This option is ideal for people who are self motivated and want flexibility around their work and life schedule. Click the Book Now button to enrol.

Alternative option – 2 days One on One Face to Face training  – In class 

100% in class face to face with the trainer at set dates and times. The trainer will be one on one with you and take you through the whole content of the course. He will be your personal coach throughout your learning experience. This is a premium service for students who like a classroom setup and do not like online training. Contact us to organise training dates and payment. Duration : 2 Days – Price : $2,200



You could do your Test and Tag + Plug Top Replacement Courses in one day. In this case please allow 10 to 11 hours for finishing all 2 courses. If you would like to do at a slower pace add an extra day to ease the workload.


As per the NT Worksafe regulations, completing this course will allow you to test and tag equipment at your workplace. If you plan to open your own Test and Tagging business in Northern Territory, you will need to get a Restricted Electrical Contractors Licence as well. 


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 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 course gives you real experience of testing & tagging. In this course you will get real experience in the workshop testing & tagging equipment.

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.

There is no funding currently available for this course.

1 Day*

Ongoing. Book your course and start anytime. This is a self-paced course.

  • Blended self paced mode : You will have to complete the theory component online from home on our E learning system before you come in for the date you have booked for your practicals. This part could take up to 2 full days. You will then come in for your practicals to be done at our facilities. This part of the course is also self-paced, You will be given resources, guidance, step by step instructional E-lectures and practical documentation to practice test and tag on real world appliances and most widely used PAT Testers. There will be an exam at the end of the course where the trainer will evaluate your skills and fill any skills gap to start Testing and tagging confidently from the moment you walk out the door. Our trainer is on site and will be available to answer any of your queries at anytime.
  • One on one Face to Face training :  The trainer will walk you through the whole content of the course and go through every theory question and practical activity with you one on one. He will be your personal coach for this course. 

Click on the book now button and follow the prompts

You must have a Valid ID eg. Drivers Licence to enrol in this course

Entry requirements for this qualification are :

  • A moderate level of language, literacy and numeracy
  • If you can read and write emails, use a calculator, operate a mobile phone, navigate our website and complete an enrolment form you are eligible to do this course
  • Basic Computer Literacy

If you think you have learning disabilities please contact [email protected] and we will provide an LLN test and assess your eligibility for the course. 

Please bring a pen and notebook.

Personal protective equipment is required:

Enclosed footwear, long cotton trousers and long sleeved cotton shirt are required to worn at all times when undertaking practical training.

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry to practical classes.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment. This will enable you to Test and Tag equipment within your company. 

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’

CodeUnit of CompetencyPoints (Hours)
UEECD0007Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEERL0003Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies20

UEECD0007 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEE101A

UEERL0003 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEP026A

Ausinet, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Australian RTO. You are encouraged to submit requests for credit from previous studies when enrolling to ensure that you are not enrolling in units you may not need to undertake. If you have completed units at other RTO and you think they may count towards the award requirements of the course you are enrolled in at Ausinet, submit an official copy of your results for the units you have undertaken. Credit transfer may fast-track your course.

Recognition of prior learning, also referred to as RPL, is the formal acknowledgement of a person's current skills and knowledge experience gained throughout life – regardless of how they have been acquired.

This is an important assessment pathway, particularly for people who are considering doing study. The recognition gained may considerably reduce the study time needed to get a qualification.

The RPL assessment may include workplace observation, interviews and professional conversations, work samples and documented evidence. Please contact the office for an RPL kit.

Further training pathways from this qualification include but are not limited to Three Phase Test and Tag and Plug Top Replacement. 

  • Appliance test and Tag Technician

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐" Great knowledge from the trainer Kev. Highly recommend" CRAIG A.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Content was good, making use of video presentations and plenty of opportunity to practice. The flexible training hours really suited me, too. Thanks Kevin!" WILLEM W.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"The course was very well set up to accommodate my roster. Kevin was brilliant, he guided me through all aspects of the course making sure I understood both the practical and theory. One of the best courses I have completed, very enjoyable." DAMIEN L.

*Duration is for practicals only. Theory is to be completed from home. 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 and click our Calendar for dates.

METREL DELTA GT 3309  – $1,569

Buy your Metrel PAT Tester along with your course so you can use it for your practicals and get familiar with it!

We will give it to you when you get to class for your practicals*. You can use it and make sure you know how to use it for future testing!

*Please place your order at least one week before your practicals date

Metrel DELTA 3309 Kit – $4,465 $4,700

Buy your Metrel PAT Tester along with your course and get 5% OFF on the original price of the kit i.e $4700

Includes :

  • Metrel 3309 PAT Tester
  • Zebra ZQ520 bluetooth printer
  • Carry case
  • Android App and Tablet
  • Power Supply 100-240VAC to 12VDC 2A suit P4T/ZQ520
  • Print tags 250 of each (blue, yellow, green, orange, red, white)
Conductive Metallic Cloth – $60

Conductive Metallic Cloth for testing leakage on Class II Appliances, Size 500mm x 500mm.

SEAWARD PAC3760DL – $1199

Buy your PAT Tester from our partner TERRITORY INSTRUMENTS and get 10% Off the above price. Feel free to bring it for your practicals! (show proof of purchase for your Test and Tag course with Ausinet to get your discount)


As per the NT Worksafe regulations, completing this course will allow you to test and tag equipment at your workplace. If you plan to open your own Test and Tagging business in Northern Territory, you will need to get a Restricted Electrical Contractors Licence as well. 



Our Test and Tag course is not a CRICOS registered course so you would not be able to enrol and get a certificate. However you could do the course for your own knowledge but keep in mind you would not get a certificate and you would not be able to Test and Tag. You can wait until you get another visa type that has no restrictions on study.

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. 

No it doesn’t expire 


We recommend allowing 2 full days online from home to complete the theory component, but some people have completed it in as low as 3 hours. The practicals is 1 full day at our facilities

This will be your Certificate number

Yes but only for people who own or have access to one of the following PAT testers : Metrel 3309 and/or Seaward 125EL.

We recommend allowing 2 full days online from home to complete the theory component

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