1 Day PAT Testing course in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (Airport)
1 Lochside Cres,
Tel. 01793 497181
PAT Testing Courses in Edinburgh Dates
EDINBURGH TRAINING CENTRE.
Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (Airport), 1 Lochside Cres, Edinburgh, EH12 9FX
Call us on 01793 497181 if you have any questions. On-site training is also available.
TTS PAT Course Programme.
Whichever PAT testing course you choose to do with us, we will cover the same course content.
We take you through everything, you will leave the course having covered everything you need to be successful in PAT testing.
- Electrical Safety
- Regulations roles and responsibilities
- Insulation and Earthing
- Classification of appliances I, II, III
- Testing 230V, 110V, and 415V.
- Using a Portable Appliance Testers
- Essential tests
- Optional tests
- Labelling of appliances
- Reporting and recording results
- Practical Assessment
- Law and scope of relevant legislation
- Types, use, and testing of electrical equipment.
- Categories, frequency, and practicalities of PAT testing
- Procedures and documentation.
- Appropriate test instruments and how they are used.
All Public Venues
Taught by our qualified and experienced PAT test tutors, you will be taught everything you needed to know how to PAT test and be a competent person.
This competency course is suitable for all, regardless of any previous electrical experience.
Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Competence from TTS – this proves that you’ve had sufficient training and been assessed as a competent PAT tester.
The course will usually commence at 9.30am, finishing at approximately 4.30pm. This course runs over one day.
FAQ PAT questions
We have recently seen PAT testing courses online and our opinion is that although online learning is great for certain subjects we feel PAT testing is not one of them. All of our courses have lots of practical training, with online learning this is absent.
We have completed the distance / online PAT testing courses that are out there and we have found that the training is very poor.
We do not believe someone could be competent after such training in PAT testing.
A very common error is people call PAT testing PAC testing. PAT testing is Portable Appliance Testing.
We will run our PAT testing course anywhere, we regularly go to clients sites in England, Scotland and Wales. We also have run courses in Europe for some of our customers.
PAT testing is the process of ensuring the appliance is safe, the process that we need to follow to make the decisions that an appliance is safe could be done by most people.
To do PAT testing you need to complete some training and be assessed as competent. Most people after such training could become a PAT tester.
Of course, all successful learners will receive a certificate, if you complete the competency course, you will receive a certificate from us (TTS) and if you complete the City and Guilds version of the course, you will receive a City and Guilds certificate. There is no requirement for one over the over.
A quick search about PAT testing and just about everyone claims to be a “PAT testing expert”.
Any PAT testing course worth doing will follow the IET Code of Practice (Currently 4th edition). Please ensure your “PAT Testing Expert” courses follows this.
A PAT tester is the test and measurement instrument needed to complete the full PAT test. It measures levels of resistance and it needs to be checked at suitable intervals. Most manufacturers and the IET Code of Practice state that this should be annual. We can arrange for your PAT tester to be calibrated if you require.
Towns and Cities Nearby
Edinburgh, Livingston, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Kinross, Cumbernauld, Falkirk, Stirling, Dunbar, Dalkeith