UEESS00174 - Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set - ONLINE
Supersedes and is equivalent to UEESS00098 – Restricted – Electrical safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
*IMPORTANT INFORMATION : 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. You will also need to have access to basic home appliances like a fridge, microwave, kettle, vacuum cleaner to practise testing and tagging.
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.
There is no funding currently available for this course.
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.
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.
You will need a Valid ID eg. Drivers Licence to enrol in this course
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.
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.
- 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’
|Code||Unit of Competency||Points (Hours)|
|UEECD0007||Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace||20|
|UEERL0003||Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies||20|
UEECD0007 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEE101A
UEERL0003 supersedes and is equivalent to UEENEEP026A
- 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 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.