Electrical Testing and Tagging
(Power Leads and Tools)


Electrical Testing and Tagging is delivered and assessed by Chisholm Institute (RTO no 0260).

Designed For

Electrical Testing and Tagging (Power Leads and Tools) is for Domestic builders, contractors and subcontractors.

Course Overview

An ever-increasing number of workplaces are implementing routine in-service testing and tagging of portable electrical equipment. This course will enable successful students to inspect and test portable electrical equipment, including appliances, cords, plugs, sockets and RCDs, in accordance with Australian Standards AS/NZS 3760, providing an approved portable appliance tester (PAT) is used.

Learning Outcomes

Students will develop an understanding of:

• Responsibilities for health and safety and risk management when working with electrical equipment
• Electrical theory
• Electrical hazards
• Inspecting and testing portable electrical appliances e.g. power saws and electric drills
• Single phase 240v equipment
• Cords, plugs and sockets
• Residual current devices
• Test instruments
• Relevant aspects of Industry Standard and AS 3012.

For further details click on the Course Information Sheet.

NOTE: The person in charge of the construction site remains the responsible person for ensuring the individual carrying out this testing is competent.

Successful students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Chisholm Institute (RTO no. 0260).

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies