x
  • UEESS00098

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

Test and Tag
At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Electrical Safety Tester (Test and Tag)
COURSE OUTCOME

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland / Wide Bay Burnett / Greater Brisbane / Darling Downs and South West
UEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEP026A
Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Ways to study

Ways to study

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

Money IconUpfront payment

Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

Learn more

Money IconPayment plan

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

Learn more

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

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.

Get Started Today
Enquire nowApply now
How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

Learn more

test

Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland