PAT Tester

COURSE DURATION

1 day

FOR WHOM THE TRAINING IS INTENDED

Aimed at maintenance staff/ handymen/ janitors/ caretakers or anyone who wishes to bring their PAT in-house.  Course is very interactive, advice on which PAT tester to purchase to best suit your requirements is available.

THE AIM OF THE TRAINING

To conform to the requirements of:

  • Health & Safety at Work regulations 1974
  • Abrasive Wheel Regulations 1970
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Plus other relevant legislation

THE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course the Candidates will be able to understand:

  • What is PAT
  • Legislation and guidance
  • HSE statistics, and the effects of electricity on human contact
  • Categories and classes of electrical appliances,
  • Tests to be carried out and suggested frequency
  • Recording test results and labelling appliances
  • Practical demonstrations & exercises

RATIO OF INSTRUCTORS TO TRAINEES

1 instructor to 8 trainees .

ASSESSMENT

  • Multiple Choice assessment.
  • Practical – Demonstration of skill.

Successful completion is recognised by the issue of a Varis Training Certificate.