PAT Testing Courses in the South West of EnglandAs per the Electricity at Work Regulations Act, all electrical systems need to be inspected and appropriately maintained to prevent danger to their users. Due to this, a PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) course is vital for anyone looking for a career within the electrical industry.
Our PAT training combines two individual qualifications – the City & Guilds 2377-22 Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment Certificate and 2377-32 Management of electrical equipment maintenance – into one comprehensive course that ensures candidates the full scope of PAT testing.
These are considered must-have qualifications in the industry, so make sure that you don’t fall behind and earn these as part of your electrician career!
PAT Testing Course BreakdownThe PAT testing courses are equally divided into two modules, each focusing on a different half of the qualification and thus a different aspect of PAT testing. One looks at the inspection and testing of electrical equipment, while the other covers management and maintenance. Between the two modules you’ll study the following topics:
- Essential and optional tests
- How to report and record results
- Preliminary inspection and testing precautions
- How to use a Portable Appliance Tester
- How to implement a test programme
- Categories, frequency and practicalities of PAT Testing
- Label assets and bar coding
- Maintaining the asset register
- Documentation, procedures and user responsibilities
Am I suitable for PAT training?Our PAT Testing training course is suitable for anyone involved in electrical installation, be it in a domestic or professional environment. As such there are no official requirements for the course, nor do candidates need any prior knowledge and understanding of electrical theories. In the past we’ve had students from all forms of background, including:
- Fire Alarm Installers
- Practicing Electrical Installers
- Building Maintenance Personnel
- And more!