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 2-day 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
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Dates to be advised
Students must complete the online theory component before attending the workshop. If ineligible for the funded rate the full course cost of $350 will apply.
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.
Students must complete the online theory component before attending the workshop
Current VISA holders eligible
CITB funding may be available but cannot be guaranteed. You must check on the CITB website to see if your membership is still approved at the time of enrolment.
Course enquiries and more information
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