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UEESS00098

Restricted - Electrical safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Test and Tag

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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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Eagle Farm Start date: 10 Nov 2022 Duration: 2 days
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$25
Full Fee
$505

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.

Qualification pathways

The units of competency in this course are an essential part of all electrotechnology qualifications. Continue your training with a Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) to get started or seek an apprenticeship in electrical, refrigeration and air-conditioning, electronics or appliance servicing to complete a Certificate III.

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
  • UEENEEE101A
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE101A
    Unit description :

    This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEP026A
    Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEP026A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies. It encompasses working safely, using portable apparatus tester, identifying faults, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and complete testing documentation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
Anytime
2 days
Part time
Monday, Tuesday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $25
  • Full fee: $505
Eagle Farm
10 Nov 2022
2 days
Full time
Thursday, Friday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $505
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
Anytime
2 days
Part time
Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $25
  • Full fee: $505
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Kingaroy
Anytime
2 days
Part time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $25
  • Full fee: $505

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COURSE CODE: UEESS00098
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

Replacement skill set
This skill set has been replaced by UEESS00174 Electrical Safety Testing of Electrical Cord Connected Equipment and Cord Assemblies Skill Set, as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 3 October 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.