Portable Appliance Testing - City & Guilds 2377-22

Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) are qualifications aimed at those with administrative responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It also allows those with an administrative responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.

Portable Appliance Testing - City & Guilds 2377-22

  • Course overview

    CCTS City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment (PAT) course allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required to test portable electrical appliances with the code of practice for in-service Inspection & Testing of Electrical equipment. If you already work as an electrician it will add another string to your bow and can help you move up in the Industry.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal pre-requisites to this qualification but it is recommended that candidates should have suitable knowledge of electrical theory and ideally be working within the electrical or a related industry. Candidates should Get in Touch for further advice and guidance on suitability to undertake the qualification

  • Do I need this course?

    This regulated qualification is for learners that wish to demonstrate their knowledge for the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment in the UK. It is based primarily on BS7671:2018 (Amendment 1: 2018) 18th Edition Wiring Regulations and the NEW IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition

    The qualification provides under pinning knowledge to comply with current legislation and the new requirements laid out in this new code of practice.

  • Course content/Syllabus
    • The learner will understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to electrical equipment maintenance.
    • The learner will understand electrical units, circuits, components and definitions associated with in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
    • The learner will understand how equipment construction and classification reduces the risk of electric shock.
    • The learner will understand the procedures for the in service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
    • The learner will understand why and how to carry out inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
    • The learner will understand the information relating to in service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
    • The learner will understand the responsibilities and training requirements for personnel associated with the inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
    • The learner will be able to inspect and test items of electrical equipment
  • Need extra time to revise?

    Please Note: Your exam will take place at the end of the course. However, if you feel you require additional study time, you may choose to come back at the end of the next course (Please inform your class tutor if you wish to delay your exam time until the end of the next available course) for more information refer to our website Terms & Conditions of Service

  • Reading Material/Test book Required?

    We will provide all the reading material required. However you may consider purchasing the Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical equipment (4th Edition)

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