Portable Appliance Testing
LOGIC Certification: PAT Testing Course
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
This Portable Appliance Testing course (PAT course) is designed for those wishing to tap into this lucrative market as an additional income stream but equally for those businesses that wish to carry out their testing “In-House”.
With this in mind, the course is designed for both electrical and non electrical candidates.
WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?
A willingness to learn. There are no specific requirements for candidates wishing to take this course.
HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?
The duration of the PAT Testing Course is Three Days. If you attend this course you will be awarded a LOGIC Certification Portable Appliance Testing certificate. There are no legal requirements for PAT Testers to hold UKAS Accredited qualifications for this industry, merely that the tester can show competency.
You are our top priority at WMD Electrical Training and the training is tailored to suit your needs. Your PAT Testing course with us will be an enjoyable informative and rewarding experience. Giving you the confidence and the ability to do the job you have trained for.
Every electrical portable appliance used within a commercial environment requires annual inspection and testing. This includes those used in offices, factories, nursing homes, hotels schools and many more.
Combined with the practicalities of testing, completion of the correct certificates and documentation is also taught.
The topics covered on this course include:
• Electrical Safety
• Regulations role and responsibilities
• Insulation and earthing
• Classification of appliances
• Preliminary Inspection, test precautions
• Using a Portable Appliance Tester
• Essential tests
• Optional tests
• Labeling tests
• Reporting and recording results
• Implementing a test programme
• Practical Assessment
Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment and In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.