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PAT Testing Training – 1 Day – 28th March 2024

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Whether you are a small High Street shop, or a huge multi-national organisation, ensuring your staff and workplace are safe is paramount. Inspection and testing of your electrical equipment is one of the areas that you need to be aware of. This course relates to the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Course Suitability

This course is designed for those with administrative responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those carrying out the role of practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment.


– Delegates should be familiar with electrical systems and electrical hazards prior to attempting this course.
– Delegates must be over the age of 18.
– Delegates must have a good level of English and basic numeracy.
– Delegates must have good colour vision.

Course Content

Equipment Construction
− Types of equipment and classification marks
− Show how electric shock can occur through lack of basic protection or inadequate fault protection
− Explain how the different equipment construction types provide protection
− State the effect of cord set and extension lead earth resistance on disconnection times under earth fault conditions
− State the need for RCD protection

− User Check
− Formal Visual Inspection
− Environmental suitability of equipment
− Good housekeeping
− Suitability of equipment
− Switching of equipment and isolation from the electrical supply
− Condition of equipment and supply cord
− Combined Inspection and Test
− Identify items that users should be competent to inspect

Combined Inspection and Testing
− Factors to be considered when conducting visual inspections of electrical equipment
− The purpose of the electrical tests
− Earth Continuity
− Insulation Resistance
− Earth Leakage/Touch Current
− Substitute Leakage
− Function/Load
− Polarity
− RCD Test on Extension Leads
− Which tests should not be carried out
− Test instrument suitability

To book your place please email samuel.marsh@haltonchamber.co.uk or BID@haltonchamber.co.uk If you would like to book over the phone please call us on 0333 358 3573. Thank you.


March 28
9:00 am - 4:00 pm