This Portable Appliance Testing Training Course, supplied on a USB, includes expert tuition developed and delivered by Barry Atkins, an electrician with years of experience in the field, and one multiple-choice examination. It has been used to train staff at institutions, charities, and companies such as the NHS, Home Office, The Salvation Army, Age Concern, BT, Sky, Babcock, Black & Decker, and Argos.
This training course is ideal for schools, hospitals/ medical centres, hair and beauty salons, retail, particularly charity shops, and those wishing to set up a PAT testing business. Upon successful completion of the course and multiple-choice exam, the user will receive a Certificate of Competence in Portable Appliance Testing, enabling him/her to carry out PAT checks safely and correctly. The 24-question exam can be taken multiple times by the same employee at no extra cost; this removes the pressure on the individual to pass the first time round.
PASS’ PAT Training Course is designed to be easy to follow. It is comprised of the following bite-sized sections:
- The Test Card - A FREE Test Card with helpful measurements and pointers is supplied with this USB
- Classes of Appliance – learn to identify the electrical class of appliances
- Visual Inspections – learn how to carry out visual inspections
- Earth Bond Test
- Insulation Test
- Leakage / Touch Current Test
- Cables and Extension Leads
- Testing in Different Types of Premises
- Industrial Equipment
- Commercial Kitchens – learn how to check toasters, microwaves, kettles and other electrical appliances used in kitchens
- Hair Salon – learn how to check hairdryers, straighteners and other electrical appliances found in salons
- Garage – learn to test electrical tools used in garages, for example, drills
- Offices – learn to PAT test computers, monitors, TVs and other appliances used in offices
Several employees can undertake training with the PASS PAT Testing Training USB. Moreover, additional exams can be purchased for £49.50 (+VAT) each, allowing multiple candidates to gain a Certificate of Competence.
***PLEASE NOTE: the online exam is assigned to one candidate ONLY, while he/she can take this exam as many times as necessary, ADDITIONAL exams need to purchased subsequent candidates.***
PASS’ PAT Testing Training Course is cost-effective and convenient: it enables training of multiple employees without the hassle and additional costs of travel and accommodation.
- PAT Testing Training Course USB with Access to 1x Online Exam
- FREE Test Card (details helpful measurements and pointers)
Frequently Asked Question & Answers
Q: I understand that once completed and passed you receive a certificate of competence is there anything else I would be required to do or register with to allow me to work for a company pat testing?
A: You may wish to register with an approved body such as NAPIT other than that you only require the correct liability insurance.
Q: What is the certificate and qualification that you get with this item after passing, thanks
A: Either the PASS USB or the Seaward training DVD will give you the qualification to carry out PAT testing for yourself or others as all you require is a certificate of Technical Competence which you are issued upon completion of either online exam. You can add additional exams to it at a later date if you want to train another person using the same USB. If you have any more questions please feel free to contact one of our advisors, Christopher Craig, using the email address ChrisC@pass.co.uk or on 01642 061940.
Q: Hi, once I've passed the test how long does this last / do you have to retake after a set time? Is the cert that you print off all I need to carry out testing or do I need to register with a recognised body?
A: Once you have passed the online exam we suggest that you just keep up to date with changes within the industry or Code of Practice as there is no expiration date on the certificate itself, once you have passed you can go onto PAT test for either yourself or for someone else without the need to register with anyone (unless you want to that is) as long as you make sure you have the relevant insurance in place to do so.
Q: Is there any additional cost for additional attempts to pass the test?
A: There is NO additional charge for resitting the online test.
Q: Could you tell me please how many goes do you get at the exam if you fail the first time?
A: If you fail the first time you can resit the exam until you pass.
Q: Hi Could you tell me please how many time can you take the exam if you fail the first time? And how many questions there are?
A: The USB exam consists of 20-25 multiple choice questions and you can have multiple attempts at passing the online exam.