Course Overview

Gloucester based PAT testing course from City & Guilds

Suitable for anyone in the Gloucester area, our comprehensive PAT testing course gives candidates a recognised City and Guilds qualification (2377-77) in In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing).

This course is open to anyone with an interest in PAT testing. You do not need to be a qualified electrician to become a PAT tester.

For more information on the course or to get answers to any of your questions please give us a call directly on 01642 987 978 and we’ll be happy to help.

Course Details

Course Details

Focusing both on PAT testing theory and practical testing of appliances, this two-day course gives candidates the knowledge and skill to carry out PAT testing.

It’s an ideal course for absolutely anyone ranging from those who want to open their own PAT testing business to professionals who want to carry out testing themselves in the workplace.

Upon course, completion candidates will be fully certified to perform testing safely and fully in line with the Electricity at Work Regulations.

What’s included in the price?

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


Candidates will perform a mock exam, individual practical assessments and a 1 hour 45 minute, open-book PAT testing exam.


Upon completion of the course, all candidates will receive a PASS certificate of attendance. Those who successfully pass the practical assessment and online exam will also receive a City and Guilds In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (2377-77) certificate).


A two-day course, our PAT training starts in Gloucester at 9AM and finishes at 5PM each day. Study time totals approximately 12 hours with an hour for lunch each day.


PASS – Gloucester
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
Bondend Lane
Upton St Leonards

For directions and venue information visit the Gloucester page

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


There are no formal requirements for attending this course.

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

1 Oct Gloucester £295.00
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