The PAT testing course (Portable Appliance Testing) includes inspection and testing of electrical equipment and management requirements for the maintenance of electrical equipment. The second course enables delegates with administrative responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.
The PAT testing course can be undertaken by both experienced electricians and those with non-electrical backgrounds.
According to the Electricity at Work Regulations of 1989, all electrical equipment in a commercial environment is required to be tested by a competent person to ensure it is safe to use and has been marked safe.
The PAT testing course consist of mostly theory with some parts involving practical training.
Who is the pat testing course aimed at?
The PAT testing course is for operatives who are responsible for the maintenance, inspection and testing of electrical equipment used in commercial, industrial, retail and domestic settings, inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
The PAT testing course content is described below:
Pat testing course content
City & Guilds 2377-22 Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment
- Electrical safety regulations
- Role and responsibilities
- Insulation and earthing
- Classification of appliances
- Preliminary inspection
- Test precautions
- Appliance testing using a portable tester
- Essential and optional test
- Labelling tests
- Reporting and recording results
- Implementing a test programme
Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment
After completing the pat testing course
After you have completed the PAT testing courses, consider furthering your career as a professional electrician. Take a look at the list below of available electrician courses to receive more information on them.
Available electrician courses
- Electrician Domestic Installer
- Electrician 17th Edition
- Electrician Commercial
- Electrician Gold card
- Electrician Home Study
- Electrician Inspection & Testing
- Electrician Level 2
- Electrician Level 3
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