Participants will learn how to conduct standard in-service safety inspection with the necessary knowledge and skills to test portable electrical equipment, including appliances, cords, plugs and sockets, in accordance with Australian Standard AS3760.
This unit covers safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies. It will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely using a portable apparatus tester, identify safe and unsafe cords and apparatus, identify faults, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and complete testing documentation.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
This course has a prerequisite of UEENEEE101A Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.
Participants must have the physical capacity to use appropriate equipment, have oral and written communication skills to follow instructions and complete report documentation, literacy and numeracy skills to read and interpret policy, procedural and legislative documents.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
- Conduct tests on equipment
- Complete documentation and tags
Documentation – Completion of a Test Tag Log form, out of service tags and Test Tags.
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions