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PAT Testing Courses - 2377-77

Able Skills Ltd, In Dartford
295 GBP
295 GBP
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Course description

Learn how to test portable electrical appliances with a qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing. Aimed at practicing electricians, this qualification will help and progress individuals within the Electrotechnical industry.

A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing is for practising electricians who want to progress in their career or move on to further study.

What Youll Learn

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 places a legal accountability on employers, employees and self-employed persons to comply with the provisions of the regulations and to take reasonable and practical steps to ensure that no danger results from the use of electrical equipment - this requires a regular program of maintenance, inspection and testing. Every item of electrical equipment in a commercial environment is required to be tested to ensure that it is safe to use and has been marked safe. A competent person must inspect the installation regularly in any public building or a place that people work. The Portable Appliance Testing scheme is designed to ensure that those responsible for the maintenance and/or practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment are familiar with the use of theIET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.

C&G 2377-77-City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment is aimed at those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

How Youll Learn

The Portable Appliance Course will coverelectrical safety regulations, role and responsibilities, insulation and earthing, classification of appliances, preliminary inspection, test precautions, appliance testing using a portable tester, essential and optional tests, labelling tests, reporting and recording results and implementing a test programme. Portable Appliance Testing courses are predominantly theory based as there is an on-line exam to complete however there is also a practical assessment associated with the C&G 2377-77 award so practical training with the aid of PAT testing equipment will be undertaken.

Additional Info

This course will be delivered over 2 days.The on-line examis open-book so it is essential that you have a copy ofIET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.We also recommend this as pre-course reading material.


All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £25 per night.

We are open 7 days every week for visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

Duration & Cost

C&G 2377-77 - City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 2 days - £295.00includingVAT


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N. Romain
13 May 2016

As a facilities manager, the course has been eye opening. It has shown me what exactly needs to be done in my business as the facilities at Able Skills were very good. Steve Bri...

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B. Wilson
13 May 2016

I did consider other training centres before Able Skills but the reviews and location really convinced me to train here. My instructor, Steve delivered a ‘dry’ subject with grea...

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Able Skills Ltd
Riverside Way, Dartford,
DA1 5BS Kent

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