Overview

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to be able to conduct single phase electrical testing and tagging in the workplace using a Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Machine.

Why complete this Electrical Testing and Tagging Course?

Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic.) requires that employers provide an adequate level of information, instruction, training and supervision to employees to enable them to work safely. Australian Standard AS 3760 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment outlines the requirements for training. This course is designed to meet those requirements.

  • Safety considerations for electrical testing and tagging
  • Correct use of Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Machines
  • Tagging and record keeping
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Experience working with safety-related paperwork preferred

Available Dates

Upcoming Workshops

Course Dates Time Available Spaces Cost Individual Bookings Business Bookings
26 August 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 2 $500.00
5 September 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 1 $500.00
30 September 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 4 $500.00
13 October 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00
27 October 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00
10 November 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00
24 November 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00
8 December 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00
22 December 2022 07:45 am - 04:00 pm 6 $500.00

Course Details

For the Electrical Test and Tag Course, trainees must have adequate English language skills to safely complete tasks relating to electrical test and tag work, such as being able to:

  • Read and correctly interpret workplace procedures and Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Machine instructions
  • Complete paperwork relevant to electrical testing and tagging
  • Interpret results from a Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Machine
  • Speak English clearly in order to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues

If a trainee is concerned that they may not have the capability to complete the Electrical Test and Tag Course requirements described above, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 for advice.

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment.

  • A maximum of 6 trainees can attend this course
  • Trainees should wear safety shoes (and hi-vis clothing if they can)
  • For identification, trainees should bring a driver’s licence or passport
  • This course is delivered over one day face-to-face with a blend of classroom-based and practical activities
  • Trainees are expected to have read the Course Handbook prior to attendance which will be provided upon making a booking
  • In addition, WAM Training will provide a Electrical Test and Tag Course Assignment which must be completed prior to the commencement of face-to-face training
  • Trainees will be assessed using their Electrical Test and Tag Course Assignment, as well as a short-answer test completed in the classroom and a practical assessment involving the use of a Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Machine
  • Verbal assessments will not be conducted for this course (please refer to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements outlined above)

If you have any questions about our Electrical Test and Tag Course, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.

As an Electrical Tester and Tagger, you need to be able to demonstrate ongoing competency. Some employers may require retraining to occur at given intervals, such as 3 yearly.

No, this course is designed for single phase appliances only.

No, this course covers electrical testing and tagging. Defective appliances must be removed from service and isolated.

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