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.
The skills and knowledge described in this unit may require a license to practice in the workplace. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.
Note: Candidates are to meet regulator eligibility requirements by proving formal confirmation from the relevant state/territory regulator for the respective work class and scope of work prior to developing and being conferred competent.
Compliance with permits may be required in various jurisdictions and typically relates to the operation of plant, machinery and equipment such as elevating work platforms, powder operated fixing tools, power operated tools, vehicles, road signage and traffic control and lifting equipment. Permits may also be required for some work environments such as confined spaces, working aloft, near live electrical apparatus and site rehabilitation.
Compliance may be requires in various jurisdictions relating to currency in First Aid, confined space, lifting and risk safety measures.
There is a certain level of reading, writing and numeracy skills required to complete these units. You must reach a level of ‘3’ for all three of these aspects. For further information about these levels, please contact Halifax Skilled Training.
Location & Duration
The training programs can be conducted at Halifax Skilled Training or at your workplace over one day.
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This Course Covers
- Prepare to test cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies
- Test cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies
- Tag tested cord connected apparatus and cord assemblies and document testing activities
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