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UEESS00174

Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set

Test and Tag | Accredited Skill Set

Add to your skill set with this test and tag course. This course is perfect for people who are self-employed or need to be able to inspect, test and tag equipment in their workplace.

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Course overview

Add to your skill set with this test and tag course. You'll be able to inspect, test and tag equipment in your workplace or as a self-employed worker to ensure yours and others' safety.

Employers must ensure specified electrical equipment is regularly and properly inspected, tested and tagged as safe and required certified workers to undertake this task.

You'll learn how to inspect and test portable, hand-held electrical equipment using a portable appliance tester, and test electrical equipment as required by the Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760.

You will learn how to conduct standard in-service safety inspection, testing and tagging of electrical equipment in accordance with the electrical safety regulations. You will apply your skills to a range of 3-phase/multiphase electrical equipment including extension leads, portable workshop equipment and electrical portable outlet devices (EPODs).

Successful completion of this course will allow you to test and tag equipment in your workplace.

What can I do?

  • Electrical Safety Tester (Test and Tag)

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Convenience

At TAFE Queensland, we understand your time is precious. You can complete most components of this course online at a time convenient to you. You'll only need to complete a short duration of practical training in one of our workshops or in your workplace.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course program - this unit is subsidised under this program. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete 2 units, as per the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERL0003
    Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERL0003
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0007
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0007
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
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Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set (UEESS00174)

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Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set

COURSE CODE: UEESS00174
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Entry into this program will be limited to those employed or intending to be employed to carry out testing and tagging procedures on a routine basis.  For further information, see the information contained on the Electrical Safety Office web site or please phone the Electrical Safety Office 1300 362 320.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

Need to know

Please be aware that a person who is awarded a Statement of Attainment for this course is not permitted to perform any electrical repairs on equipment that is found to be faulty when tested.

Completion of this course also does not permit applicants to set up a private business for testing and tagging electrical equipment. An application can be made to the Electrical Safety Office for a Restricted Contractors Licence to perform this work as a business (an additional business unit and public liability insurance will also be required).

For further information please call the Electrical Safety Office on 1300 650 662 or visit the website https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/electricalsafety

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.