'How to' Test & Tag Guide

Our 'How to' guide demonstrates how to Test and Tag electrical equipment both correctly and quickly. Test & Tag Training's team of experts have carefully gone through the most difficult and common electrical appliances and we're here to help you comply to New Zealand Standards.

Alternatively, we've also answered your most common test and tag questions that'll help you do your job better.

How to Test & Tag an Extension Lead

Testing and tagging an extension lead is one of the simpler tests to conduct. You’ll find that all appliance testers that conform to New Zealand Standards AS/NZS 3760 will have this test available, and is usually completed by the push of a button.

Test and Tag a Surge Protected Device

In order to successfully test and tag a surge protected device, you’ll need to have an understanding of how your tester functions, as well as knowledge of how surge protection functions.

How to Test and Tag a USB Charger

Test & Tag Training have discovered that there's quite a bit of confusion surrounding how to test and tag USB chargers, or if they should be tested at all.  

How to Test and Tag a Computer

There's an efficient and quick way to Test and Tag computers that will make your life easier.

How to Test and Tag a Kettle

In order to Test and Tag a Kettle, it's important to understand that there's a variety of different kettle models available. As a result, this will slightly affect how you approach testing this item.

How to Test and Tag a Laptop

The laptop itself doesn't need to be electrically tested as it is considered a low voltage item. Instead, you will need to test the IEC lead and laptop charger.

How to Test and Tag a Toaster

We've listed all of our tips and tricks for testing a toaster to New Zealand Standards NZS 3760.

How to Test and Tag a Vacuum Cleaner

Testing and tagging a vacuum cleaner will involve having some base knowledge of how motors are tested in accordance with New Zealand standards AS/NZS 3760.

Test and Tag a 3 Phase Appliance

3 Phase testing can be one of the more difficult tests to perform and something we get many questions about. We'll demonstrate how to conduct the required tests correctly.

How to Test and Tag a Microwave

Testing and tagging a microwave can be a tricky task at times, but we’ll show you ways around common problems and explain how you can test this item without any hassle.

How to Test and Tag a UPS

We've found that a UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) is an item that's often not tested correctly to New Zealand Standards, mainly a result of not knowing how to find the earthing point.

How to Test and Tag a Fridge

To test and tag a fridge to New Zealand Standards, there’s a few important steps that need to be followed, such as performing a Leakage Current test and ensuring you leave the fridge door open.

How to Test and Tag a Welder

When testing a welder, it involves checking that there is continuity between the earth pin and the metal casing, as well as the condition of the insulation resistance.

How to Test and Tag a TV

There a few variations you'll come across when testing and tagging TV's. We'll show you how to properly identify them and lastly how to test it properly.

How to Test for Microwave Leakage

Knowing how to use a microwave leakage detector can be a handy add-on for anyone who offers test and tag as service.

How to Test & Tag a Iron

Our team of experts properly explain the steps involved in testing and tagging an Iron to New Zealand Standards AS/NZS 3760.

How to Test and Tag a Battery Charger

For testing and tagging a battery charger, it’s important to rememeber that the 240V side of the battery charger must be tested. However, the battery itself doesn't need to be tested as it’s a low voltage item (below 240V).