Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. Portable Appliance Testing is one way in which to ensure electrical equipment is safe.

What you will learn:

  • Know the stages involved in PAT testing
  • Recognise the difference between Class I and Class II appliances
  • Know what standards are required in order for an appliance to pass each stage of PAT testing
  • Know where to find more information about re-test frequencies
  • Understand the hazards involved in PAT testing and the precautions that should be taken

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone interested in becoming trained in portable appliance testing, supplementing formal training with accessible resources.

Assessment: Delegates must complete a multiple-choice test.

Certification: On successful completion of this course each delegate will receive a certificate.

Licenses will be available for 4 weeks and the course must be completed within this timescale.