Portable Appliance Testing - PAT testing


To equip individuals with the skills required to successfully accomplish the testing of portable electrical appliances in the workplace. On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to state the requirement for, and complete a portable appliance test on a variety of equipment.


The delegates receive classroom based instruction covering the relevant elements of legislation. This will be followed by practical demonstrations in a workshop environment.

  • Legislation (HASAW, PUWER, Electricity at Work)
  • IEE code of practice
  • Classes of electrical equipment
  • Types of test
  • Methods of testing
  • In service testing
  • Combined inspection & testing
  • Recording of testing
  • Frequency of testing
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Practical assessment
  • Written assessment

In order to receive a “Portable Appliance Tester” certificate all candidates must pass both the practical and written (multiple choice) assessments conducted at the end of the session. Candidates for this course do not require to be qualified electricians but, basic electrical skills are required in order to successfully complete the course.


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Portable Appliance Testing - PAT testing
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Date/Time Location No of Delegates  
2/7/2024 - 8.30am Aberdeen
22/8/2024 - 8.30am Aberdeen
23/9/2024 - 8.30am Aberdeen

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