This book, which was authored by Seggy T Segaran (the head of test equipment manufacturer First Stop Safety), is designed to guide you through the somewhat tricky process of becoming a successful PAT testing professional.
The book contains the following:
Overview - an inroduction to the world of PAT testing covering topics such as why PAT testing is carried out, market potential, competition and what PAT testers charge for work
Investing in the Business - All you need to know about PAT testing training, PAT testers themselves, gaining experience and planning your business strategy
Added Value Service - Information on extra services related to PAT testing including testing microwaves, replacing plugs and checking installed wiring
Advertising - Make yourself get noticed with this guide that includes information on leaflets, networking, press releases, local organisations and going online
Customer Relationship Management - How to follow up enquiries and keep regular contact with your customers
Legal - This section contains all the information you need to keep your PAT testing legal, including forming the company, VAT and insurance
Accounts - Topics include Bookkeeping, Invoicing and Getting Paid
The book also contains a selection of relevant sample PAT testing documents to help you understand exactly what you need. There's also frequent summary boxes and detailed illustrations throughout the book used to emphasise points.
Whether you're entirely new to the business or just want some advice this book is a great purchase.