Learn how to correctly test and tag portable electrical equipment and identify faults using both visual inspection and electrical testing equipment. Engage in practical exercises using the manually operated insulation resistance tester and an appliance tester.

By successfully completing our Testing and Tagging of Portable Electrical Appliances course you will receive a certificate with an awards number for your tags.

During this course you’ll cover:

  • personal safety
  • electrical fatalities associated with portable electrical appliances
  • Australian standards
  • flexible cords
  • visual faults
  • danger/fault tags
  • testing approval tags
  • the insulation resistance and continuity test
  • commercially available insulation resistance testing equipment
  • testing procedures
  • practical exercises using the manually operated insulation resistance tester and the commercially available appliance tester

Please note that the structure and fee for this course are subject to change according to revised training package requirements.



National Code 0008ETF03
Study Areas Electrical
Study Level Short Course

You must have successfully completed the nationally accredited unit UEENEE101A (Apply OH&S regulations, codes and practices in the workplace) 

Please bring pen and paper

Maintenance managers and electricians

Last updated: December 12, 2018 03:31pm