Course Overview

One day course for those wanting to become a PAT tester

Train to competently operate PAT testing equipment and safely test portable electrical appliances with our Liverpool PAT testing course.

Ideal for those in Merseyside, Liverpool and the surrounding area, our PAT competency course is open to absolutely anyone who would like to learn how to PAT test. You don’t even have to have any prior electrical training!

Taught by our expert tutors, the course mixes together both practical and theory work with plenty of hands-on time testing to get you familiar with the equipment.

We highly recommend businesses wanting to PAT test their own equipment or those looking for a PAT testing qualification to create their own PAT business consider taking this course.

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?

Developed around the IET Code of Practice that governs PAT testing in the United Kingdom, the course is aimed at teaching you all the rules and regulations of PAT testing as well as how to operate PAT testing equipment.

Topics covered in 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 Competency awarded by PASS.


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


PASS – Merseyside, Near Liverpool
Premier Meetings St. Helens (A580/East Lancs)
Garswood Old Road
St Helens
WA11 7LX

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Course Suitability

Course Suitability

This course is open to everyone and is especially suited for those with no PAT testing knowledge at all.


There are no requirements for this course.

Essential Readings

Course Reading Material

We would suggest owning a copy of the IET Code of Practice, but full training materials will be provided on the day.

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