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PAT  Online Testing Course Do you need to perform Electrical Safety Testing of RCDs (safety switches) and other portable electrical appliances? Our PAT Online Testing Course and Assessment will qualify you so you can do it yourself rather than pay a Test and Tag contractor. Or are you a contractor who wants to learn how to provide Test and Tag…

Test and Tag Course Workplaces are required to perform Electrical Safety Testing of RCDs (safety switches) and portable electrical appliances under OHS&W regulations. A Test and Tag Course and Assessment will provide the knowledge and certification for the person performing the test and tagging. Who Needs to do a Test and Tag Course? People who…

Last time we did the physical check, this time we will look at the earth resistance test, which must be done under the standard AS/NZS3760/2010, it sounds complicated but it is dead easy and anyone can do it, you only need to know how and have the right Portable Appliance Tester Last time we looked…

Appliance Testing Strategies Over the next few weeks we will have a look at the different methods of testing an appliance. The purpose of this series is not to teach how to test and tag, but to demystify the process and show it is not rocket science, but something anyone can do. Everything is covered…

Test and Tag Course Availability I am frequently asked “is your online test and tag training course available anywhere?” or “do I have to attend a classroom for the test and tag training course?” or “is there a time limit to complete the test and tag training course?” The answers are yes, no and maybe. Online…

I am often asked by people who have purchased any of the easytest range of Portable Appliance Testers, “my easytest tradie isn’t doing anything” or “my easytest mega display flashes between the normal screen and ‘connect probe to earth’” The easytest range works differently to others. People who have used the normal range look for…

  For all current students of our innovative On-line Test and Tag training course, follow this link to go to the videos page and log in as normal using you old password without the user name.  For information on our On-line training go to the on-line training page To view the easytest portable appliance tester go to our products page.

  If not then check out the easytest range of products and / or the On-line Test and Tag Training. easytest would like to take this opportunity to remind its customers that as part of best practice procedures, we recommend regular checking of your easytest Portable Appliance Tester to ensure that it is operating correctly,…

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