Course Overview

Learn to PAT test from our Birmingham training venue!

Need a qualification to work as a PAT tester? Our comprehensive 2-day course on PAT testing gives you an industry-accredited qualification so you can start a career in the electrical industry.

This course runs at our venue in Birmingham and is ideally suited for anyone within the West Midlands who wishes to learn all about PAT testing.

Course Details

Course Details

The City and Guilds In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 2377-77 (AKA PAT Testing) training course in Birmingham instructs you all about the process of PAT testing by both the use of theoretical and practical modules. Attendees will learn about such things as the hazards of electricity, appliances classes, the legal requirements of PAT testing, the IEE Code of Practice and also experience hands-on PAT testing using our range of supplied appliances and PAT testers. Attendees can also use their own PAT testers if they wish and are encouraged to bring them along to the course.

After the course candidates should have sufficient knowledge to carry out basic PAT testing work and satisfy the Electricity at Work Regulations.

What’s included in the price?

  • Lunches and refreshments
  • City & Guilds exam fees
  • Course materials (excluding IEE Code of Practice)
  • £20 off a PAT Tester or kit at


As part of the course, candidates are expected to take a 1-hour, open-book PAT testing exam.


Anyone who attends receives a PASS attendance certificate. Those who complete the PAT testing course will be awarded a fully certified City and Guilds In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 2377-77 certificate which deems you competent to undertake PAT testing work.


This course is split over two consecutive days, starting at 9am through to 5pm. The full duration of the course lasts 14 hours, with an hour for lunch each day.


Premier Meetings Solihull (Hockley Heath, M42)
Stratford Road
Hockley Heath
West Midlands
B94 6NX

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Course Suitability

Course Suitability

City & Guilds does not set entry requirements for this qualification. However, candidates attempting the qualification are expected to be familiar with electrical systems and the hazards of electricity to satisfactorily complete the qualification.

It would also be beneficial to complete our 1 x day PAT Competence Course prior to the 2377-77

We recommend 2377-77 learners have the following:

  • An understanding of electrics/electrical background
  • An understanding of OHMs law
  • Basic maths skills
  • A knowledge of PAT testing


No formal pre-requisites are required.

Essential Readings

Essential Readings

Learners are required to be familiar with and bring to the course a copy of the IET Code of Practice (5th Edition).

Please Note for the Examination: It is a City & Guilds rule that no digital devices are allowed in an exam room. Only original hard copies of the IET Code of Practice are allowed.

Available Courses

22 Aug Birmingham £295.00
24 Oct Birmingham £295.00
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