Test and Tag Course

Test and Tag - Nationally Accredited Course

If you’re reading this page, you either need to test and tag as part of your duties at work or your an employer who wants to ensure you are able to provide a safe workplace for your employees. 

Get Skilled Training offers both non-accredited and nationally accredited Test and Tag courses online, so that you can get the right level training right now.

Our one-day Test and Tag course, UEENEEP026A – Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies is delivered in line with the Australian standard AS/NZS 3760.  

We are a Registered Training Organisation regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority which means our accredited course is recognised across Australia.

Test and Tag Courses in Brisbane

Add this important competency to your growing skill set by booking online today. Just use the map at the bottom of the page to find an upcoming Test and Tag course near you.

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Flexible Courses

Complete the course at your own pace within 12 months using our online portal.

Qualified Trainers

Learn from certified trainers with 30+ years industry experience.

Face to Face Training

Receive personalised & practical training in a simulated workplace environment.

Earning Potential

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I was really impressed with how professionally the courses were run. Nick, Col and the other trainers were great. Very friendly and approachable with loads of relevant industry experience to share. The online theory material was comprehensive, and delivered in a fool-proof manner. I cant fault my experience with Get Skilled Training.
Highly recommended.

John Smith

Course Information

Course Purpose

Having trouble figuring out what type of course you should enrol in? When it comes to test and tag training, the course you should choose depends on the outcome you’re aiming for:

Nationally Accredited Course: UEENEEP026A & UEENEEE101A (Recommended)

If you want the complete comprehensive training to be able to test and tag equipment in the workplace, this course is for you. 

This also is the best course to do if you want to test and tag equipment on a commercial basis (i.e. testing and tagging equipment other than your own or your employer’s), 

Upon completing this course you’ll be given a Statement of Attainment for both UEENEEE101A – Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace and, UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment unit.

For more info on this course or undertaking test and tag on a commercial basis as a business, contact our administration team on 1300 856 832.

Non-Accredited Test & Tag Course

This non-accredited course is for anyone who doesn’t need a nationally recognised course, but wants to conduct testing & tagging in accordance with Australian Standards and wants to be “competent” as defined by the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations Code of Practice. 

In this course, Get Skilled will teach you how to use a pass-fail portable applicant tester (PET) and how to visually inspect electrical equipment. 

There is no online learning component in our Standard Test & Tag course, and upon completion you’ll receive a Statement of Attendance. This will show you have the required level of competency to test and tag your own electrical equipment and your employer’s electrical equipment.

Course Prerequisites

Nationally Accredited Course: UEENEEP026A & UEENEEE101A 

This practical assessment for UEENEEP026A can only be taken after you have completed the UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes of practice in the workplace unit. 

It is also recommended that students taking both of these courses have basic literacy and numeracy skills and arrive to their practical training in appropriate clothing (including closed-in footwear). An LLN Quiz can be undertaken online prior to enrolling in this course.

Non-Accredited Test & Tag Course

This course does not require previous electrical knowledge or training. It is, however, only open to those whose work or study duties require test & tag competency, as this ensures the student or worker’s learning is up-to-date.

Course Dates

We offer regular Test & Tag courses throughout the year. See our map at the bottom of the page to find a date and training location that’s convenient to you.

Course Cost

Nationally Accredited Course – $450 No GST

Non-Accredited Test & Tag Course – $330 No GST

To find out how much this course costs at a training centre near you, click through to your session on the interactive map at the bottom of the page. You can also speak to one of our friendly administration team to find out more information, just call 1300 856 832.

Course Duration / Delivery

Nationally Accredited Course: UEENEEP026A & UEENEEE101A 

This course involves 4 hours of self-paced online learning as well as one day of in-person training which both cover the following units:

  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health & Safety regulations, codes and practice in the workplace unit and;
  • UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment unit 

To find out more about what you’ll be learning about in these units, scroll down to “Units of Competency”.

Non-Accredited Test & Tag Course

This one-day course is delivered in person and requires no online components to be completed. During your training, you will learn about:

  • Regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Applicable standards and publications
  • Basic principles of electricity and electrical circuits
  • Basic construction and classes of electrical appliance including:

 – Cords Plugs and Sockets 240V

 –  Cords Plugs and Sockets 415V

 – Single and 3-phase appliances

  • What is required to complete a visual inspection
  • How to test:
    • Single Phase 240V Equipment
  • How to test and inspect:

–  Residual Current Devices (RCD)

  • The required documentation for testing and inspection 
  • How to use testing instruments including portable appliance testers (PED)

This information is brought to you in an easy to understand, interactive way with a particular focus on hands-on learning, so that you’ll finish the course with the confidence and skills to test and tag on your own.

Units Of Competency

Units Of Competency

Nationally Accredited Course: UEENEEP026A & UEENEEE101A 

This course involves completing two core units of competency.

First, you’ll do the UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health & Safety regulations, codes and practice in the workplace unit. During this unit, you’ll learn about:

  • How mandatory OHS requirements apply to electrotechnology work
  • Your responsibilities regarding workplace health and safety
  • Risk management processes at all operative levels
  • How to adhere to safety practices while doing your work

Once you’ve completed the first unit, you will be able to undertake the online theory for UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment unit. The second unit is designed to give you all the information and skills you need to safely test electrical cord connected equipment and assemblies. During this unit, you’ll learn about:

  • Working safely
  • Types of appliances and their construction
  • How to conduct a Visual Inspection of Portable Appliances
  • Electrical Tests required for portable appliances
  • Using a portable apparatus tester
  • Identifying and respond to faults
  • Applying tagging
  • Arranging for faulty equipment to be repaired
  • Filling out testing documentation

At the face to face component of the course, you will complete all of the practical training and assessment designed to ensure you can undertake the required tests on portable appliances to ensure they are safe to use in the workplace.

Non-Accredited Test & Tag Course

This course is not undertaken under the Australian Skills Quality Authority, and “competency” is not a formal qualification.

Course Outcome & Career Pathways

Career Outcome

Nationally Accredited Course: UEENEEP026A & UEENEEE101A 

Upon completing this course you’ll be presented with Statements of Attainment for the units you’ve completed with a certificate number. 

You will be able to test and tag electrical appliances in line with Australian Standards 3760 and 3012. Note: You will not be able to test and tag commercially as a business until you meet the licencing requirements outlined by the Electrical Safety Office.

Non-Accedited Test & Tag Course

Upon completion of this course, you will be presented with a Statement of Attendance. 

If you are deemed competent, you will have the training and required skills to test and tag your own electrical appliances and your employer’s electrical appliances under Australian Standards 3760 and 3012.

Get Qualified With Our Test and Tag Courses Today!

Level up your career by completing your test and tag course now! With the right competency or qualification under your belt, you’ll be able to expand your duties in the workplace or move closer to completing your trade or starting your own electrical business!

Call Get Skilled Training on 1300 856 832 or fill out our simple online contact form, and you’ll be on your way to learning how to test and tag portable appliances in your workplace!

Testimonials

Awesome training and assessing experience, quality staff and quality information! Will recommend to anyone.
Braith Williams
Highly recommend Get Skilled, professional from the first phone call right through to the teachers/trainer assessors and it was a well priced course. Cheers guys.
Mitch Bidois
Great training, comprehensive course with great facilities. Am now confident to get out there and do some split installs.
Trevor Liston