1042 Port Road Albert Park SA 5014 Australia

Test and Tag (non-accredited)


1 day (8 hours)

Max Students


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Course Description

To provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to safely test electrical power tools in accordance with Australian Standard AS/NZS3760: 2010.

This course will enable participants to meet WHS Act and Regulations that stipulate all electrical power tools, RCD's etc used on a construction site, must be tested every three months.

Course Content

This course contains the following learning content:

  • Effects of electricity on the human body
  • Methods of reducing electric shock
  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Testing procedures of AS3760 : 2010
  • Practical testing of portable electric power tools, equipment, RCD’s, EPOD’s and extension cords

Course Requirements

Participants are required to have the following:

Text books (can be purchased through PEER or SAI Global) -

  • AS/NZS 3760 : 2010 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment

Materials -

  • Pens/pencils
  • Calculator
  • PAT testing equipment is provided but students can bring their own
  • Photo ID

Clothing –

  • Wear normal work clothes including
    • Covered footwear (steel capped boots preferred)
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Long pants or overalls

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, the participant will be able to competently:

  • Outline electrical fundamentals
  • List the effects of electricity on the human body and methods of reducing electric shock
  • Interpret and implement testing procedures of AS3760 : 2010
  • Test portable electric power tools, equipment, RCD’s, EPOD’s and extension cords
  • Arrange for identified faulty components to be repaired by a recognised competent person


A Statement of Completion will be issued to the participant after successful completion and a wallet card.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however, it is expected the participant has a broad understanding of the work of a licenced tradesperson or construction worker.

Delivery Method

This course contains both theory and practical learning activities. 


CITB Subsidy available if you hold a current CITB Number.

ABOUT CITB (CITB | Construction Industry Training Board)

CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development. The CITB provides access to subsidised training for apprentices, their employers and workers in the industry.


The objective of CITB’s Short Course Training program is to raise the level of skill in the construction industry workforce by engaging Eligible Persons in training and skill development activities. CITB facilitates training opportunities and endeavours to ensure that CITB funded training meets both quality standards and industry requirements.

Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number can obtain up to $3,000 of training subsidies off any CITB endorsed short course, with a CITB endorsed training provider.

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start Date Classes Units Location Cost
Thu 8th Aug 2024 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit PEER - Albert Park CITB Funding $165.00
No CITB Funding $341.00
Thu 7th Nov 2024 at 8:00AM 1 class 1 unit PEER - Albert Park CITB Funding $165.00
No CITB Funding $341.00