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Portable electrical equipment is found in the majority of workplaces. To prevent workplace hazards such as electrical fires and electrical shocks, it’s important that managers and responsible employees are aware of how to perform maintenance check-ups.
This PAT – Portable Appliance Testing Training Course is designed to help you familiarise with testing technical appliances, training you to be able to know how to assess and minimise risks, carry out inspections and understand the safety procedures that need to be in place when using portable appliances at work.
This course is suitable for employers and employees in low-risk workplaces such as shops or offices, who have the responsibility to ensure workplace health and safety. No previous training is required for this course, which can be accessed online from any device.
By the end of the course learners will be able to readily demonstrate that they can:
- Carry out different types of PAT examination.
- Combine inspection and testing together.
- Demonstrate good knowledge of health and safety with electricity.
- Prevent faulty equipment from harming employees.
- Show how they display and record the actions they have performed.
Key Features of Portable Appliance Testing Training Course
- Accredited by CPD
- Developed by qualified health and safety professionals
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
- 24/7 Learning Assistance
Module 01 - Introduction to Portable Appliance Testing
In Module 1, we define what we mean by PAT testing and other terms used, acquaint ourselves with the relevant legislation and decide who is responsible for the test themselves.
Module 02 - Risk Assessment
Module 2, will outline the essential components of risk assessment and enable learners to carry out a risk assessment in their workplaces. Risk assessment is a legal obligation for all workplaces, and this module will shed light on how risk is assessed, controlled and monitored.
Module 03 - Reducing and Controlling Risks
Module 3, will discuss the actions which are to be taken to reduce and control the risks in workplaces based on the risk assessment.
Module 04 - Combined Inspection and Testing
This final module will cover what a combined inspection and testing involve and the types of equipment which is needed to be assessed.
All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.
Who is this course for?
This technical course is primarily for individuals who are responsible for shared electrical appliances. This would include people like;
- Property Owners
- Maintenance staff
- Facility management staff
- Shop Owners
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Do you have to have a background as an electrician to do this course?
Dear Kate, Thank you for your inquiry. The course will provide you with theoretical information based on the subject from the beginner level in depth. No qualifications background is required in this course. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do you get a certificate with this course?
Dear Gary, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, after completing the course, you can order the course certificate from the account. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is there any option to retest if I don't pass in the first attempt?
Dear Mark, Thank you for your inquiry. There’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam and the good news is all this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.