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UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord, connected equipment and cord assemblies

Information about the course:

This unit covers safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies. It encompasses working safely, using portable apparatus tester, identifying faults, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and complete testing documentation. 

Target Audience:

Persons employed with a requirement primarily for employees with job roles in the areas of maintenance and service of plant and equipment.


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Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 
  • UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord, connected equipment and cord assemblies

Course duration:

  • Full course: 1 day face-to-face training
  • Refresher course: 1 day face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There is no pre course study required for this course.

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(UEENEEP026A) What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Essential skills and knowledge:

Evidence shall show an understanding of testing and tagging portable and cord connected electrical apparatus to an extent indicated by the following aspects:

T1        Australian Standards and Commonwealth/State/Territory legislation and regulations encompassing:

  • Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760
  • Commonwealth/State/Territory Occupational Health and Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Limitations of work that can be undertaken
  • Codes of Practice and associated guidance material
  • Risk management principles

T2        Basic electrical testing concepts encompassing:

  • Basic electrical circuits
  • Functions of electrical circuit
  • Conductors and insulators
  • Basic electrical supply system
  • Relationship of electrical quantities
  • Effects of electrical currents
  • Methods/devices used to negate or minimise electrical shock
  • Portable Appliance Testers (PAT)
  • PAT maintenance and calibration

T3        Electrical equipment and cord assemblies testing encompassing:

  • Classification of electrical equipment
  • Inspection of electrical equipment (visual inspections)
  • Using PAT:
  1. Earth continuity testing
  2. Insulation resistance testing
  3. Polarity testing (extension cords and IEC cords)

T4        Testing and tagging documentation requirements encompassing:

  • Risk assessment documentation
  • frequency of inspection and testing
  • tagging of equipment
  • records maintenance


(UEENEEP026A) How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Practical Assessment

(UEENEEP026A) Where can I access a copy of the training package?

You can access a copy of the training package here