Take The Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course!

Portable Appliance Testing trainingOur Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course runs for a minimum of 6 hours and instructs delegates in the safe and correct use of portable appliance testing ensuring you have the necessary knowledge to carry out the process and adhere to the regulations required of an organisation.

On this course delegates learn both the technical theory behind the PAT testing procedure and how to carry out physical tests of different kinds of equipment. Delegates will also learn how to conduct thorough visual inspections, how to spot dangers and what is required to deem an electrical appliance as being fit and safe for use.

Delegates learn the basic principles of electricity to ensure they have the necessary knowledge and respect for electrical safety before carrying out the tests. PAT, or Portable Appliance Testing, is a process that is required of organisations that involves testing the electrical appliances in an area for safety. The test covers everything from computers to kettles and is a legal requirement for businesses to carry out on a regular basis in order to comply with regulations. set by several regulatory bodies.

The work can be carried out by qualified PAT testers, but this can be an expensive process. Thankfully, by carrying out a Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course, absolutely anyone can become qualified potentially saving you a massive amount of money when carrying out regular checks.

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course Summary

  • Course Duration: Full Day, usually 8:30am to 3:30pm
  • Open Course Price: £125.00 + vat per person (£150.00 inc. vat)
  • In-House Training Course Price: Call 0333 666 0555 for a competitive quotation
  • Maximum Instructor/Delegate Ratio: 1:12
  • Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory & Practical Training and Assessment
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Awarding Body: Kentec
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper, Verbal Questioning and Live Practical Skills Assessment
  • Certification: Each successful delegate will receive an Certificate of Training and Photo ID Card (valid for 3 years)

Who Should Attend this CoursePAT course

The Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course lasts for one full day between the hours of 8:30-15:30.

It is most suited to those who would like to begin a career in PAT testing regardless of whether they already have experience in the industry or are new to the field. Also, the course is perfect for those who are responsible for maintaining portable appliances in their work environment.

You do not have to be an electrician to become a qualified PAT tester, Kentec Training courses are open to anyone.

With easy access from all areas of the South East, and thanks to the expert tuition provided you can learn how to perform PAT testing no matter what your background is. Whether you’re an individual required to carry out PAT testing or a larger organisation required to conduct testing of all your electrical equipment, Kentec Training can provide the necessary training to make sure you are fully qualified as a PAT tester.

What Will You Get From the PAT Course?

Our course covers all aspects of PAT testing and has a suitable mix of both practical and theoretical elements.

During the course of the day, delegates will cover the following topics:

  • Why do we carry out PAT Testing?
  • The law – what are your legal obligations?
  • Principles of Electricity – Understand what the readings and measurements mean and the relationship between voltage, current and resistance
  • Classification of Appliances – Class 1, 2 and 3 appliances – Find out how to tell the difference between different types of appliances so that you can carry out the correct tests
  • Electrical Dangers – Discover important aspects such as why you need an earth wire, what insulation is for and how we test it.
  • IET Code of Practice – We take a look at the theoretical aspects of the code of practice so that you can find any information you may need during the test
  • Recording Results – How should you record your test results? What is the minimum requirement? Should I use software?
  • Types of PAT Tester – What are the best types to use and explain the differences between them
  • How to use a PAT Tester – The most important section. We go through the tests in detail with lots of different types of appliance so that you can have the confidence in what you are testing.
  • Bring your own! Bring your own PAT Tester to the training course and we’ll show you how to use it. As we supply test equipment as well we’re experts in what we do and we know our machines and how they work.

Other Workplace Safety Courses

Kentec offer a full range of Workplace Safety Courses, many are available via our Open Programme throughout the year with various dates to choose from.

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course – Open Course Schedule

To reserve a place on our open course schedule for Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course follow the links below for your preferred course date, or to speak to one of our training consultants please contact us on:

  • Tel: 0333 666 0555
  • Email: sales@kentectraining.co.uk

Course Code

PAT001

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Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS 17 Oct 2017 8:30AM – 3:30PM £125.00 Registration Closes
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17 Oct 2017

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20 Dec 2017

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Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS

12 Feb 2018

8:30AM – 3:30PM

£125.00 exc. VAT

 

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