On completion of this course learners will:
- Know the stages involved in PAT testing
- Recognise the difference between Class I and Class II appliances
- Know what standards are required in order for an appliance to pass each stage of PAT testing
- Know where to find more information about re-test frequencies
- Understand the hazards involved in PAT testing and the precautions that should be taken
Areas covered include:
- Learning Outcomes
- Hazards of Electricity
- Why carry out PAT testing?
- Classes of Appliance
- Inspection Testing
- Earth Bond Testing
- Insulation Testing
- Leakage Testing
- IEC Leads and Extension Leads
- Labels and Retesting
- Summary and Conclusion
This course is not accredited and will not provide the learner with evidence towards a recognised qualification. All portable appliance testing equipment is different. It is the learner’s responsibility to make sure that they have read and understood the manufacturer’s user manual for their PAT testing equipment before attempting to carry out PAT testing. Although we make every reasonable attempt to verify the accuracy of the technical information and advice provided in this course, we accept no responsibility for loss or damage to persons or equipment resulting from its application or interpretation.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a certificate of completion.
This module is suitable for anyone interested in becoming a competent person in portable appliance testing.
There are no specific entry requirements for this module.
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