Course Overview

Our single-day course for those who want to become a PAT tester

Ideal for those in Carlisle and Cumbria, our PAT competency course will give you the skills and qualifications you need to start PAT testing with confidence.

The following is included with every PAT competency course:

» Handbook of PAT Testing (RRP £19.99) » Certificate of competence
» £20 discount at » Lunch and refreshments
» Notes covering all aspects of the course » PAT reference card

Course Details

Course Details

Taught by our expert tutors who have years of experience in PAT testing, our course is taught in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step fashion which makes it easy to understand portable appliance testing.

What’s Covered on the Course?

Based on the IET Code of Practice that governs PAT testing in the UK, the course is designed to ensure that candidates get the competency needed to be able to carry PAT testing in line with the regulations.

Topics covered on the course include:

  • Basic principles of electricity
  • Classification of appliances
  • Electrical changes
  • Legal requirements
  • The IET Code of Practice
  • Recording Results
  • Practical use of a PAT testing machine


Those who successfully pass the exam/practical will be issued with a Certificate of Competence awarded by PASS.


Our PAT course lasts for one day from 9AM to 4PM.


PASS – Carlisle
Premier Meetings Carlisle J44
Parkhouse Road

Course Suitability

Course Suitability

Anyone can attend our PAT testing course; no formal electrical training is required to become a PAT tester. This course is open to everyone.


There are no requirements for this course other than a desire to learn more about PAT testing.

Essential Readings

Course Reading Material

We recommend reading the IET Code of Practice before attending this course, but this is not an absolute requirement as full training will be provided on the day.

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