Australian Work Health and Safety regulations require businesses and other organisations to ensure that electrical equipment is regularly inspected and tested.
Successful completion of this short course will ensure that you are deemed as a 'competent person' and qualified to undertake test and tag activities according to the Australian standards.
This course is ideal for anyone in an organisation who would like to do their own test and tag, those wanting to pursue a career in maintenance or trades services, or anyone looking to start their own test and tag business.
Topics covered in this short course include:
- Preparing and using the portable apparatus tester;
- Using test results to establish the safety status;
- Identifying safe and unsafe cords and apparatus;
- Applying appropriate tagging;
- Documenting testing activities;
- Dealing with unplanned events.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however participants must have a good understanding of the English language and an ability to write and speak in English.
For more information on the regulatory requirements please refer to the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012, available from www.legislation.sa.gov.au/index.aspx
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace (UEENEEE101A)
Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies (UEENEEP026A)
Wed 4 Sep 19
This delivery is offered under State Government funding subsidies. Eligible students must be an Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident, be 16 years of age or over and reside in an eligible regional location.
Thu 14 Nov 19
Fri 15 Nov 19
Mon 14 Oct 19
Tue 15 Oct 19
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