This 1 day PAT Testing course is focussed on the practical aspects of PAT testing. It will provide you with the practical skills and the background knowledge needed to carry out PAT testing.
This 1 Day PAT testing course is suitable for anyone who wants to carry out the physical act of PAT testing equipment to ensure it is safe to use. This includes landlords who want to test their tenant’s equipment, existing businesses who want to save money on outsourcing to contractors or in fact anyone who needs to test portable appliances in the workplace.
The course covers the practical act of PAT testing and also the essential theory training required to do the job properly. There is no exam or end assessment, however, at the end of the PAT testing course you will receive a certificate confirming attendance.
We also offer 2 and 3 day PAT Testing courses:
Practical PAT testing course (this course)
Who’s it for?
This 1 day Practical PAT testing course is specifically designed for those who want to carry out the practical act of PAT testing and is suitable for anyone over the age of 18. This course is designed for those with little or no electrical experience.
Why take this PAT Testing course?
On this course you will receive step-by-step practical instruction on how to complete PAT testing safely and effectively. You will also gain an understanding of the hazards associated with the use of portable electrical appliances.
Our expert teachers provide a relaxed environment where you can ask questions, fully participate and gain hands on experience to develop confident PAT Testing skills to test portable appliances in the UK.
Kewtech PAT testers are used on this course and are available to purchase at Reception in our main centres (Leeds, Gatwick and Warrington) at a discounted price.
Please be aware that this is not the City & Guilds accredited 2377-22 qualification. If you would like to follow on to do a PAT Test qualification at a later date you can do this at a very affordable price. (see above for course options).
This 1 day Practical PAT testing course aims to give you an understanding of what portable appliance testing is and will help you identify how to reduce the risk of electric shock, electrocution and electrical fires in the workplace. The course covers the following key topics:
How Electrical Dangers Arise
Types and Classes of Appliances
Earth bond testing
Insulation resistance testing
Earth leakage and ‘Run’ tests
How to record results correctly
There is no exam or end assessment, however, at the end of the PAT testing course you will receive a certificate confirming attendance. successful completion of the course.
You will need the following book for your course:
Do I need any experience?
There are no formal entry requirements however if you are a complete beginner we recommend the 3 day PAT course
Where can I carry out PAT testing this course?
Anywhere it is required (domestic, commercial)
Is it a good money earner?
PAT testing is a good additional revenue stream for in-between bigger jobs.
Do I get a qualification?
No, for that you will need to pick one of our 2 or 3 day C&G PAT testing course.
Can I do a formal qualification after completing this course?
Yes,. You can easily book a 2 day PAT testing course at any time.
London Gatwick, South East
Our head office centres redefine standards in training provision with 7,500 square metres of bright and spacious teaching areas. It’s a world away from the drafty warehouses that some competitors use! It is perfectly placed to deliver electrical course to students from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and all over the South East.
Our brand new state of the art centre on the outskirts of Leeds is really quite special. It boasts huge classrooms and workshops and some great communal areas for break times. The facility is just East of Leeds. It offers a full range of courses for those based in Leeds, Hull, Sheffield and all over Yorkshire.
M62 / M6 Warrington
Our Northern training facility is based just off the M62 at Birchwood Park. This facility is brand new for 2016. As such it offers brand new classrooms and state of the art technology in order to deliver the best possible training experience. As per our other training centres we offer bright airy classrooms with comfortable seating and even a lake across the road. This new centre means we now offer a full range of electrical courses for students from Manchester, Liverpool, Bolton and all over the North West.
Central London, Euston House
Our Euston training facility in central London is easily accessible by train. Located at directly opposite Euston station surrounded by numerous cafes, bars, banks and much more.
Midlands (Coventry The MTC)
The Coventry Centre is based at the MTC which is a dedicated training facility for manufacturing and technology. It is right on the junction of the M6 and M69 meaning it is easily commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton and all over the Midlands. The facility boats lots of free parking and brand new training rooms.
Hatfield (Hertfordshire Uni)
Our Herts based facility is within the University of Hertfordshire Campus located just of the A1 (M) in Hatfield. The facility has ample free parking and great on site facilities including food outlets and great training rooms.
North East, Newcastle / Sunderland
Durham County Cricket Ground is located at Chester Le Street within easy reach of Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Gateshead and all over the North East. Durham CCC is not just a great location, it offers fantastic large spaces from which we deliver our short electrical courses. It also has food outlets on site plus lots and lots of free parking for those attending our courses.