Course Overview

Learn to PAT test at our Hampshire 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, PASS have successfully trained thousands of people over the years and we pride ourselves on delivering professional and effective training, no pre-qualifications are required however, a knowledge of electricity is beneficial. Contact us today if you require any assistance or you have any questions about the course.

Course Details

Course Details

The City and Guilds 2377-77 PAT Testing training course covers both theoretical and practical practices of “In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment” (PAT Testing). Course candidates will learn about 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 so you can fully understand how to use your own.

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 45 minute, 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 9 am through to 5 pm. The full duration of the course lasts 14 hours, with an hour for lunch each day.

Course Location

Aldershot Enterprise Centre, Mandora House, Louise Margaret Rd, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2PW

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 however, a good knowledge of electricity would be beneficial.

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.

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