Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)


Course Objectives


To provide candidates with the understanding & confidence in the use of Portable Appliance Testers, recording data and the use of associated equipment.


Course Content


● Current Electrical & Local Legislation.

● Electrical terminology and the principles of electricity.

● Classes of Appliance.

● Appliance cord sets and IEC leads.

● 110v Testing principals.

● Visual and combined testing.

● Using different Portable Appliance Testers and interpreting the data.

● Recording and Labelling.

● Testing Frequency.

  Information on different PAT machines.


Who should attend - Any person required to test electrical items to prove their electrical safety.


Assessment - Candidates will complete a number of practical exercises throughout the day and complete a multiple choice examination at the end of the course.


Please note: All our courses are delivered in English. All delegates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English to attend this course.


A Certificate of Training will be awarded to each successful candidate.


NOTE: Candidates do not need any previous electrical experience.


2021 Course dates: 24th January, 29th June, 28th September, 23rd November 2022


Duration 9am - 3.00pm approx  Tea and coffee supplied (Candidates need to bring Lunch with them)


Verifier Normandie Health & Safety Ltd

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+44 (0) 1481 253953 

or email info@normandiehs.com


Normandie Health & Safety Ltd

Lisia House

Rue a Chiens

St Sampson