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NLA Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course

National Landlords Association
Course summary
1 day
205 GBP
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 05/11/2019 09:30 - Chester
Course Dates
05/11/2019 09:30  (English)
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18/12/2019 09:30  (English)
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Course description

NLA Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course

Our one-day Portable Appliance Testing Course teaches you how to carry out vital safety checks on the electrical appliances you provide your tenants with.

This comprehensive PAT training ensures you are confident about protecting your tenants’ safety, with your safety as our priority. Under the Landlord and tenants Act 1985 it is your responsibility to ensure all electrical equipment supplied by you is free of risk of injury to tenants and in full working order at the start of the tenancy and regular safety checks have been carried out during their tenancy to meet your duty of care. Our course covers both theory and practice. Testing equipment will be available on site for Portable Appliance Testing course attendees.

Prior knowledge of PAT testing or electricity is NOT a requirement to attend our PAT course.

Our expert team will:

Help you gain practical experience of PAT testing

Explain PAT testing in the domestic environment

Teach you how to use Portable Appliance Testing Equipment

Support you at every step of this course

Our THEORY session of PAT training will:

Take you through the latest IET code of practice

Take you through Health and Safety Executive guidance

During our PRACTICAL session of PAT training you will:

Inspect and PAT test a variety of portable electrical appliances with expert guidance

Conduct formal, visual and combined checks and labelling

Upon completion of this course delegates will be eligible to apply to NAPIT

Premier Training Academies to undertake a bolt on City & Guilds examination only for the Certificate for the Code of Practice for the In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) Course (C&G 2377-22). This is an open book exam with multi-choice questions to be held at one of their test centres around the UK which will last approximately 2 hours if delegate should wish to undertake this qualification.

Training Course Content

Course content:

  • The legal background Class 1, 11 and 111 appliances
  • Safety risks and typical faults
  • Frequency of testing Fuse ratings and visual inspections
  • Earth bond resistance tests
  • Insulation resistance tests
  • All Portable equipment Handheld equipment Stationary equipment (not fixed)
  • User checks including formal, visual and combined. Reporting

Enter code 'EARLY30' for 30% discount at the checkout six weeks or more in advance of a course taking place.


£175 for members & £205 for non-members.

About provider

The National Landlords Association (NLA) is the UK’s leading independent organisation for private-residential landlords. We represent the interests of 2 million landlords in the UK, ranging from full-time landlords with large property portfolios to those with houses-of-multiple-occupancy or with single bedroom...

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National Landlords Association

2nd Floor
200 Union Street
SE1 0LX London


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