Course Overview

Learn How to PAT Test with the PAT Testing Competency Course in Reading.

This PAT Testing Competency course is ideal for anyone who has the responsibility of organising and/or carrying out PAT Testing as part of their current job role or as a full-time PAT Technician.

The course covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of PAT Testing and will break down the subject into easy to follow modules. It will cover how PAT testing fits in with a wider electrical safety regime and you will conduct both a written and practical assessment to ensure you have understood the concept and feel confident once out in the field.

This Reading PAT training course is ideally suited for anyone in the Reading area and is easily reached off the M4 and A33.

Every attendee on this course will receive the following:

Handbook of PAT Testing This book breaks down everything you need to know about PAT testing. RRP £19.99!
Discount Voucher Get £20 off any PAT tester or PAT testing kit from
Course Notes
Ensures you’ll be up to speed with everything you learn
Personalised PAT Certificate When you’ve passed the course, you’ll receive your Certificate of Competency in PAT testing
Lunch and Refreshments You’ll break for your free lunch after the morning session. There’s also tea, coffee and juice available.
PAT Reference Card A handy reminder card with PAT testing advice. Ideal for a quick reminder when you’re testing yourself


Course Details

Course Details

The PAT competency course will teach you how to identify the different classifications of electrical appliances in order to carry out the correct testing procedures. You will also cover basic electrical principles in connection with the subject.

You will cover a combination of theory and practical exercises allowing you to practice what you have learnt on real everyday electrical items.

If you have your own PAT Tester you can bring it along to the course and use if for your practicals. However there will be a number of models available on the course if you have not got your own pat tester.

Course Length

1 day (starts 9am – ends 4.30pm)

Course Location

Premier Meetings – Reading Central
Letcombe Street


You will take a 20 question multiple choice test and a practical assessment


Certificate of Competence in PAT Testing  РAwarded by PASS

Course Suitability

Course Suitability

The PAT testing competency course is suitable for anyone who would like to know more about PAT Testing and get some practical guidance.

The course is suitable for all industry sectors and focuses on how to PAT Testing portable electrical equipment.


There are no prerequisites for this course. No prior knowledge is necessary.


Essential Readings

Recommended Reading

The IET Code Of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing is a must for anyone who carries out PAT Testing.

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