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 UEECD0007 Apply work 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.
Performance tasks - The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:
- Conduct in-service safety testing for two (2) different electrical cords
- Conduct in-service safety testing for four (4) items of cord connected equipment
Documentation – The student must compete all documentation according to the required standard:
- Tag cord assemblies
- Test tag log 1
- Tag cord connected equipment
- Test tag log 2
Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions to be completed at the end of the training session. Students are able to refer to their Learners resource material.