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Training Express PAT - Portable Appliance Testing Certificate Training Express
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  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: CPD Certification Service
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in audio voiceover format

Course details

Portable electrical equipment is found in the majority of workplaces across the UK. To prevent workplace hazards such as electrical fires and electrical shocks, it's important that managers and responsible employees are aware of how to perform maintenance check-ups. 

This PAT - Portable Appliance Testing Training Course is designed to help you familiarise yourself with testing technical appliances, training you to be able to know how to assess and minimise risks, carry out inspections and understand the safety procedures that need to be in place when using portable appliances at work.

This course is suitable for employers and employees in low-risk workplaces such as shops or offices, who have the responsibility to ensure workplace health and safety. No previous training is required for this course, which can be accessed online from any device.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to readily demonstrate that they can:
  • Carry out different types of PAT examination.
  • Combine inspection and testing together.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of health and safety with electricity.
  • Prevent faulty equipment from harming employees.
  • Show how they display and record the actions they have performed.

Who should take the course

This technical course is primarily for individuals who are responsible for shared electrical appliances. This would include people like;
  • Electricians
  • Property Owners
  • Maintenance staff
  • Facility management staff
  • Shop Owners

Learning Outcomes
  • By the end of the course learners will be able to readily demonstrate that they can:
  • Demonstrate expertise in performing PAT principles
  • Understand the relevant statutory provisions for PAT
  • Carry out different types of PAT examination.
  • Combine inspection and testing together.
  • Learn how to perform an initial visual examination
  • Understand the process of attempting risk assessments
  • Learn key strategies of reporting and record-keeping
  • Master key strategies and techniques of electrical installation testing
  • Carry out different types of PAT examination.
  • Combine inspection and testing together.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of health and safety with electricity.
  • Prevent faulty equipment from harming employees.
  • Show how they display and record the actions they have performed.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of electrical units and appliance classification
  • Explore key tactics of attempting safety precautions

Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to PAT
Module 02: Relevant Statutory Provisions for PAT
Module 03: Risk Assessment
Module 04: Reducing and Controlling Risks
Module 05: Electrical Units and Appliance Classification
Module 06: Initial Visual Examination
Module 07: Instruments for Testing and Equipment Inspection
Module 08: Electrical Installation Testing
Module 09: Safety Precautions in Electrical Testing
Module 10: Reporting and Record-keeping


  Updated on 31 May, 2021

Eligibility / Requirements

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of the English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

About Training Express

The Training Express is a group of experts based in the United Kingdom, delivering high-quality certification and training to businesses and individuals looking to better themselves. We work in various disciplines and industries, with our primary point of concern being to help promote high standards of food hygiene, business well-being and safety in the workplace.
By helping you to bring in professionals who can make the right choice, to improving safety standards, we offer numerous course managed by qualified professionals. We do this by always improving our course quality and quantity, always introducing new opportunities for you to better yourself as a person and as professionals.
Standards are very important to us, which is why we only work with trainers and professionals who we can 100% trust. This allows us to get the job done much easier, always sourcing the right experts and the most qualified trainers in the shortest space of time. This helps us to deliver professionally respected and reputable online learning situations to help increase the standards of professionalism and safety at work.
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