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Fees: 
$330

Overview

Learn how to test, tag and report on portable/handheld low voltage electrical equipment using a portable appliance tester (PAT).

Short course dates and times: 
5–12 June 2019 9am–4.30pm Two Wednesdays in June
14–21 August 2019 9am–4.30pm Two Wednesdays in August
23–30 October 2019 9am–4.30pm Two Wednesdays in October

You'll develop skills in working safely on portable/handheld electrical equipment, using the portable appliance tester and testing electrical equipment (as per Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760).

These skills are in addition to those already gained in the relevant field where electrical work is incidental or a primary and regular function of the work.

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment, for UEESS00098 Restricted - Electrical safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies Skill Set, a student must complete the core units.

CORE UNITS

Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers

Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.

This skill set is designed for people wishing to undertake the testing, tagging and reporting of portable/ hand held low voltage electrical equipment using a portable appliance tester (PAT). These competencies are in addition to competencies already gained in the relevant field to which the electrical work is incidental or a primary and regular function of the work. Learners will be developing skills in working safely on portable/hand held electrical equipment, using the portable appliance tester, testing electrical equipment as per Australian Standard AS/NZS 3760.

Licensing/Regulatory Information:
Please refer to your local workplace health and safety regulating authority for details concerning the jurisdictional conditions and requirements for people undertaking this type of work.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Participants must have a basic level of language, literacy and numeracy skills and the participant should advise training staff if they have any colour / vision impairment.

How to register

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Phone: +61 3 9919 7600
Email: vupolyshortcourses@vu.edu.au

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