Portable Appliance Testing

EAL : Level 3 Award for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)

Level 3: Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course

2 Days £360.00 EAL : Level 3

Provides learners with the theory needed and practical experience required to carry out formal inspection and testing of electrical equipment (portable appliances).

Course Overview

Learners will gain an understanding of the theory and practice involved in the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment, commonly referred to as PAT (Portable Appliance Testing). During the course practical exercises are undertaken using a range of test equipment.

  • Hazards of electricity and appliances
  • Statutory and non-statutory requirements
  • Equipment construction
  • Classification of appliances
  • Inspection and testing theory and practical
  • Completion of documentation

Specially written course providing theoretical and hands on practical experience of portable appliance inspection and testing.

Course Duration

This course takes place over two days.

The centre training times are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. With breaks for coffee and lunch (Note: lunch is not provided).

Weekend and evening training is available on request (subject to availability).

Exams and Assessment

At the end of your training on day five you will have one exams and one assessment to take...

An online open book (IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing for Electrical Equipment) multiple choice exam.

A practical assessment where you will undertake the in-service inspection and testing of portable equipment

Please remember to bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit any exam or assessment.

Entry Requirements

Learners must be over 18 years old.

Books You'll Need

Books are not supplied with your training and you will need a copy of the current edition of IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing for Electrical Equipmentto complete this course and exam. Click here to purchase a copy.

Call to book now 0800 043 7671

Level 3: Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course

If you would like any more information about our course or any of our other electrician's courses, please call us on 0800 046 7671 and we will be happy to help.

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