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Portable Appliance Testing

This qualification is 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.

Entry Requirements

The 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 and 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.

This course is only available for 19+ students.

What do I need to bring?

- Pen/Paper.

Assessment/Exam information

The qualifications are endorsed by SummitSkills the Sector Skills council for the building services engineering sector.

Other information

To achieve the Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT), learners must achieve 4 credits from the mandatory unit 601/602.

What can I do next?

Candidates can progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds Qualifications:

Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations.

Level 3 Award in the Requirements of the Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.

Qualification description

Portable Appliance Testing

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
1 weeks Variable Variable Tuition fee: £263.00
This course is for 19+ students only
Variable start dates information

This course has variable start dates. Please contact us using one of the options below:

UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 21:00
Hours per week: 18.00
Study days: ENQ

Any extra costs

Not Applicable

How to apply

To enrol on this course, please contact Student Service: 01793 491591 or email