PAT Testing Training 

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PAT Testing Training 

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Course Information

PAT Training Objectives:

Our Portable Appliance Testing course is run in accordance with Regulation 81 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 which states that an employer shall ensure, where appropriate, that a competent person should:

  • Test portable equipment.
  • Certify that portable electric appliances (including any cables and plugs) was, on the day of testing, safe and without risk to any persons coming into direct or indirect contact with the portable appliance.
  • Report any faults with portable appliances that has failed the test and prevent them from being put into use.

From understanding the basics of electricity to performing Portable Appliance Testing this course has it all. Learning from an experienced PAT Tester the course includes a module on starting out as a PAT Tester.

Module 14: Moving on includes advice on: 

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Adapters
  • Labels and other accessories required to carry out the work professionally.

In addition to ongoing telephone support a Q&A session rounds off the training day ensuring all your needs are met. The course is ideally suited to those who wish to pursue a career in PAT Testing, or as an additional service to complement other services, Electricians, Facility Managers, Maintenance Technicians etc. The course is 50/50 theory and practice, with a large range of appliances including, IT, Domestic and Construction, this course is extremely popular with all trainees.

Basic requirements: A clear understanding of English, Safety Boots or Shoes.

Duration: 1 Day Course

Optional: If you have a Pat Tester you are welcome to bring it along.

Max Class: 6 Trainees. Also available on a one to one basis.

Training Content

Understanding Electricity, The Basics
Dangers of Working with Electricity
Control Measures
What is PAT Testing
Types of Equipment
Risk Assessment
Appliance Classification
Visual Inspections
Essential Tests
Testing Leads
Optional Tests
Moving On

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