PAT training course HC473

Gain the skills to carry out PAT testing in your organisation.


This PAT testing training course is carried out in accordance with the IEE Code of Practice 4th Edition, including advice on a risk based approach to PAT testing.

The course helps you to ensure that you understand the theory and practical aspects of testing portable electrical appliances safely. The PAT training courses includes several practical sessions where participants can inspect and PAT test a variety portable electrical appliances including testing power tools, office and IT / PC /ICT equipment, plus IEC leads.

Typical PAT testing course content:

  • the legal requirement to test
  • Class 1, II and III appliances
  • safety risks and typical faults
  • frequency of testing
  • fuse ratings and visual inspections
  • earth bond resistance tests
  • insulation resistance tests
  • earth leakage and touch current
  • load / run testing
  • HV flash testing - yes or no?
  • practical sessions testing appliances
  • pass and fail labelling
  • results and maintenance records


Following completion of this course you will obtain competency to carry out In-service Inspection and Testing of electrical equipment (PAT Testing) in the relevant working environment.


This course can be run on-site for a group. Please contact us at for more information.

Course materials provided and 1 copy of 4th Edition IET Code of Practice is available for an additional £35+VAT.

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