test tag short course 



Electrical Appliance Test Tag One Day Short Course

This test tag course delivers essential theory and practical skills training so you can test and tag a broad range of electrical appliances in accordance with standard AS/NZS 3760.

Who Is This Course Suitable For?

Anyone who needs to perform or oversee test and tagging of appliances. Examples: trades people, maintenance staff, service technicians, OH&S manager.

It is also ideal for those taking their first steps toward starting a test and tag contracting business.


By successfully completing this course you will be able to;

  1. Test and tag a range of electrical appliances to the requirements of standard AS/NZS 3760
  2. Use both a manual and modern automated portable appliance tester (PAT)
  3. Meet the requirements of a competent person.

A certificate of completion is issued to students who pass the assessment.

Course Prerequisites

  • Students should have basic English literacy skills – we can assist those with challenges
  • No trade or electrical qualification necessary – we teach you what you need to know
  • No technical background required – our systems based teaching method makes it easy to understand
  • Suitable for all genders

Content Overview

This course is presented by a tutor who has over ten years industry experience both as a technician and running a testing and tagging business.

Essential Theory

  • Basic electrical theory
  • Circuit protection
  • Electrical classes
  • Overview of AS/NZS 3760
  • OH&S considerations
Practical Skills Training

  • Inspection process
  • Electrical testing
  • Using manual & automated equipment
  • Outcome of Inspection & Testing
  • Record Keeping

Course Formats

The course is offered in two formats:

One Day In-House Course

Classroom based course
Content duration – approx 8 hours
Limited to maximum 6 students.

This one day course provides you with a highly personalised learning experience and ensures you receive plenty of one-on-one time with your tutor.

E-Learning Combo Course

Classroom and online learning based course
Content duration – approx 8 hours
Limited to maximum 6 students

The combo course is an innovation by TATSA that combines the convenience of on-line learning with the personalised experience of the classroom.

The theory components are delivered online and followed up with practicals skills training in the classroom

The content is the same as the one day course.

more info about our combo course


See individual course dates for full details including Early Bird Specials, Group discounts and other offers that may apply.


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