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PAT Testing Course City & Guilds 2377-15

This programme is designed to develop and to certificate competence in the procedures and practices for testing portable electrical appliances as required by the Regulations.

Description

MQAT: 131

Who will benefit

  • All individuals that are required to test portable appliances. Ideally have a reasonable understanding of basic electrical principles would be an advantage. A pre-one day course is recommended for those individuals who do not have a fundamental understanding of elementary electrical principles.

Course Aims

  • To establish a sound understanding of portable appliance testing
  • To establish sound understanding of the types of testing required
  • To familiarise the individual with the types and classifications of portable equipment
  • To generate safe working & testing practices and procedures
  • To provide a firm theoretical foundation to achieve a nationally recognized qualification

Course Objectives

  • To provide a firm theoretical foundation to achieve a  nationally recognised qualification

Course Duration                                            3-Days

Course Content

Day 1 Theoretical concepts of testing and the use of testing equipment

Day 2 Practical testing applications

The Course will relate directly to the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition

Course Assessments   

Course assessment and a 2-hour multi-choice exam

Maximum Number of Individuals to Trainer                    

Ten per course

Training Methods

Lectures, discussions and course progress tests

Note: Electricians who have achieved 17th Edition (2008) may require an up-date on Amendment 3

Each candidate will require their own copy of IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition

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