Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)

Confirmed Dates

  • TBC
Duration 2
Timetable 08.30 - 15.30 daily
Course Cost £385 Per Delegate


Objectives

The delegate will take part in a training programme which provides an understanding of the legal requirements for the maintenance of electrical equipment, as well as the knowledge and practical skills to carry out and record the process. The training will enable the person to:

1. State the legal requirements for the maintenance of electrical equipment.

2. Recognise the construction and classification of electrical equipment.

3. Determine the frequency of electrical inspection testing procedures, and record the findings accurately.

4. Consider different types of test equipment, and the merits of each.

5. Carry out the appliance testing procedure as specified.

6. Record the results to meet the legal requirements placed on the company.

7. Ensure an ongoing management program is in place.

The knowledge and skills to complete the Examination Process;

City & Guilds 2377-32 Level 3 Award in the Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment

City & Guilds 2377-22 Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment


Requirements

This qualification is aimed at practising electricians involved in the inspection and testing of electrical equipment and/or those involved in managing the process.

Notes

All companies, regardless of size, have a legal responsibility to maintain electrical equipment in a safe and suitable condition. One way of complying with the legal requirement is to undertake regular and planned inspection and testing of all electrical equipment and recording the results

Both examinations are multiple choice, open book, PC based exams which allows instant results. Exams start times are available between 0830-1300 and are normally arranged for the following week. 3 hours should be allowed for testing.

A practical assessment is conducted on the second day of the course.

Exam Re-sits.
For candidates who have taken this course with EKGTA the cost of a re-sit is £60 per test.

Price includes The IEE Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing Book and first Examination Fees

A sandwich lunch will be provided.

 

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