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In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing)

In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing)

PAT Testing Training

In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing)

EAL Level 3 Award In the In-Service Inspection and Testing Of Electrical Equipment (4340)

This course is also suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in the electro technical/building service sector as well as electricians.

Please note, the cut-off date for bookings for this course is 2 working days prior to the start date.

Under 19’s are eligible for a reduced fee of 20% of the full cost.

SKU: 1505F7311
ID: 33337



Is this course right for me?

This three day course is intended for electrical operatives who are responsible for the inspection and testing of electrical equipment in the workplace, holiday parks, etc. Commonly referred to as PAT testing (Portable Appliance Testing).

  • You will need to provide proof of your Level 2 Electrical Installation qualification
  • Each application is considered on individual merit

The course will provide the candidate with a full working knowledge of the latest edition of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Code of Practice and will comprise a mix of theory and practical work.

You will need a copy of the Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, 5th edition by The Institution of Engineering and Technology textbook prior to the start of the course.

Content to be covered includes:

  • Hazards of electricity
  • Classification of appliances
  • Dangers associated with the use of various types of portable & fixed electrical appliances
  • Understanding of the IET Code of Practice in relation to PAT Testing
  • Statutory & Non-statutory requirements
  • Equipment construction; inspection and testing theory
  • Practical inspection and testing of equipment
  • Completion of associated documentation

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Online examination

Following successful completion of this course learners could look to progress to a higher level course at the College, seek an appropriate Apprenticeship or go directly into employment.

  • Text books - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course, most text books are available to loan from the college library or online libraries

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

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Course Date:

12 May 2023

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Last updated: 07/02/2023
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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