Can You Tell Me More About PAT Training?

Popular hands-on Portable Appliance Testing course

The PAT Competency training course is ideal for those who would like to learn PAT testing in a practical way. It is not a City and Guilds qualification but it can provide a much more practical approach to learning and helps to teach candidates all the practical elements of actually carrying out the PAT work. Providing a certificate of competency, this course teaches candidates PAT testing to a professional capacity.

Who is the Course Designed For?

All those wanting to get into PAT testing in order to begin their own business or to carry out PAT work for any particular company, would benefit from this PAT course.

It is also suitable for those who are responsible for maintaining electrical appliances and equipment in a workplace.

What Does this PAT Training Course Cover?

The PAT Competency course covers practical and theoretical elements, offering lots of practical learning opportunities.

It begins with the theory side of PAT testing going through all the important aspects connected to PAT testing, before moving on to the practical side of PAT testing teaching learners how to use the PAT equipment effectively and in the correct way.

The course will cover the following topics:

• Basic principles of electricity,
• Classification of appliances,
• Electrical changes,
• Legal requirements,
• IET Code of Practice,
• Recording results,
• How to use a PAT tester machine.

What is a Certificate Competency?

A Certificate of Competency is evidence of the candidate’s ability to carry our PAT Testing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. After passing this course you will be fully qualified to PAT test.

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Did You Know?

This course is ideal for beginners and those who have already completed the City and Guilds course but now want to complete a more practical PAT course.

What Assessments Are There?

The PAT Competency course is assessed by a 20 question, on book examination. Learners are closely monitored to ensure they have grasped fully the rules, regulations and subject matter.

Are There Any Entry Requirements?

Learners do not need to have any previous electrical qualifications to gain entry to this course but they must be interested in the subject matter.

What Are The Reading Requirements?

It is recommended that candidates purchase a copy of the IEE Code of Practice. Although this is not essential for this course, it will be extremely useful.

All learners get a free Handbook of Portable Appliance Testing.

Final Thought

If you are interested in this course and would like to find out more about the content, other courses on offer or would like to find out more information about PASS itself and the facilities available to you, contact the training centre where an advisor will be happy to answer all your questions.

Don’t forget: lunch is provided on all our courses along with Coffee, Tea and Juice

For more information about the course and locations available click this PAT Training course link