Tamworth Community College

Test & Tag

During this course, students will gain the skills, knowledge and certification required to perform inspections and tests using Portable Appliance Testers (PAT) in accordance with Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760-2010 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

Cover safe working practices and applying OHS practices in the workplace, using portable apparatus tester, identifying faults, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and completing testing documentation.

Compliance may be required in various jurisdictions relating to currency in First Aid, confined space, lifting and risk safety measures.

Upon successful completion of assessment task(s) students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for units: UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace, UEERL0003 Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies and UEERL0001 Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply.

Industry standards recommend completing the course every 3 years to maintain currency.