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Course Duration: 2 Day

Location: Mercure Livingston Hotel, Almondview, Livingston, EH54 6QB

Assessment: Practical assessment and an online 1 hour 45 minute, open-book PAT testing exam

Certificate Gained:City and Guilds In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment – 2377-77 certificate

Entry Requirements: Basic electrical experience recommended

Included: Course entry and examination costs, lunch and refreshments (tea, coffee and juice)

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The City and Guilds 2377-22 Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) course in Livingston is a theory based qualification designed for individuals looking to gain a qualification in Inservice Inspection and testing of EET / PAT testing.

Over the course of the program, you will learn how to identify different types of electrical equipment, assess risks, and determine whether they are suitable for use. The program also covers the legal requirements for PAT testing and documentation so that you can keep your workplace and employees safe.

Our experienced trainers will guide you through practical exercises during the course, so you can build confidence in performing PAT testing independently. With these skills, you will be able to conduct efficient, high-quality PAT testing for both personal and professional purposes.

By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge to carry out a range of PAT tests and inspections. You will also gain an understanding of the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (5th Edition).

So whether you are looking to add new skills to your remit, or just want to ensure that the equipment within your business is safe to use, this course is perfect for you.

Join us and become certified to conduct PAT testing in any industry!

Course Details

The course will cover areas such as:

1. Introduction to PAT/EET testing
2. Electrical safety regulations and standards
3. Principles of electricity and electrical circuits
4. Understanding the types of electrical appliances and equipment
5. Visual inspection techniques
6. Earth continuity tests
7. Insulation resistance tests
8. Functional checks
9. Record keeping and documentation
10. Electrical safety management systems
11. Safety precautions for testing in different environments
12. Advanced testing techniques for specialized equipment
13. Practical skills demonstration and assessment
14. Certification and renewal requirements

What’s Included?

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

Course Suitability

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

Essential Readings

IET Code of Practice: Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment- 5th Ed


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