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in-house onsite training .

1 Day PAT Testing Courses UK Wide.

At TTS we have been teaching people to PAT test for over 12 years. We regularly run courses around the UK and we also run courses at your site, when you want.

There is no previous electrical experience required for this 1 day course, we will take you from start to finish with excellent instructors, training aids and if you have a PAT test machine we can show you how to use it, if you don’t have one, we can loan you one for the course and even provide advice to which machines would be the most suitable. .

Whether you are looking to save money on your PAT testing costs or start a PAT testing business, we believe this is the best course for your needs.

To discuss the course, dates or anything else, please get in touch.

Course Follows IET COP

“Having spent the last three decades as a lecturer in electrical engineering at Manchester University, I’ve heard a very large number of presentations and been on a lot of short courses. How did yours compare? Well I I think it was very good, well structured, easy to follow and very informative. Definitely in the top class!”
R Waterfall IEE

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07 April

Newcastle 07.04.2020

07/04/2020 BizSpace Gateshead Design Works, William Street, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0JP, UK £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Newcastle PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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07 April

Heathrow 07.04.2020

07/04/2020 Premier Inn Heathrow, 15 Bath Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW6 2AB £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Heathrow PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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08 April

Edinburgh 08.04.2020

08/04/2020 Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (Airport) 1 Lochside Cres, Edinburgh EH12 9FX £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Edinburgh PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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09 April

Peterborough 09.04.2020

09/04/2020 Premier Inn Norman Cross, J16 A1(M), Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3TB £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Open PAT Courses, Peterborough PAT Course
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09 April

Glasgow 09.04.2020

09/04/2020 Premier Meetings Glasgow Newton Mearns (M77 J4) Crookfur Road, Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, G77 6NS £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Glasgow PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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15 April

Preston 15.04.2020

15/04/2020 Premier Inn Chorley North, Moss Lane, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 8AB, UK £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Open PAT Courses, Preston PAT Course
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21 April

South Mimms M25 21.04.2020

21/04/2020 Premier Inn Meetings Swanland Road, South Mimms, Hertfordshire, EN6 3NH £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Open PAT Courses, South Mimms PAT Course
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22 April

Swindon 22.04.2020

22/04/2020 TTS Training Services Ltd Stratton Park House Wanborough Road Stratton St. Margaret Swindon SN3 4HG £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Open PAT Courses, Swindon PAT Course
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23 April

Bridgend 23.04.2020

23/04/2020 Premier Inn Meetings The Derwen, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF32 9SH £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Bridgend PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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28 April

Dartford 28.04.2020

28/04/2020 Dartford Golf Club Heath Lane, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2TN £175.00 +VAT *** S O L D . O U T *** Dartford PAT Course, Open PAT Courses
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PAT Test FAQ

What is PAT Testing?
Portable appliance testing commonly referred to as PAT testing is a systematic approach to ensuring your portable appliances are safe for continued use. A competent and trained person needs to make the decision whether the item is safe and uses a variety of assessment methods.
What is PAC Testing?

A very common error is people call PAT testing PAC testing. PAT testing is Portable Appliance Testing.

What areas do you cover for on-site PAT training?

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.

Who can do PAT testing?

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.

Will i get a certificate?

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.

 
Everyone’s a PAT Testing Expert!

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.

What is a PAT Tester Calibration?

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.

How long does the certificate last?

Unlike some of our courses there is no formal time limit. The certificate is valid for as long as the COP is valid. Some customers do a 3 year refresh for their own records. 

How much is a PAT tester?

PAT testers start from a few hundred pounds to a few thousand pounds. Call for advice or ask your trainer on the day for advice.  we also have a pst shop https: PAT TESTING SHOP

Will I be able to PAT test as a service?

Yes! There is no requirement to have any certain level of qualification to PAT test as a business. The requirement from the HSE is you must be a competent person – how you evidence this is up to you. 

COURSE INFORMATION

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.

Certification

The course has a multiple choice test and a practical assessment, you must pass both to get a certificate.
Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of training and
competence in PAT Testing.

Length

The course will usually commence at 9.30am, finishing at approximately 4.30pm. This course runs over one day

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We Sell, Calibrate and Repair all Makes of PAT testers.

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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.

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Testimonials

“Having spent the last three decades as a lecturer in electrical engineering at Manchester University, I’ve heard a very large number of presentations and been on a lot of short courses. How did yours compare? Well I I think it was very good, well structured, easy to follow and very informative. Definitely in the top class!”
R Waterfall
IEE
“Having over the years attended several training courses I would have to say that Ian’s was one of the best run courses for keeping and maintaining attendees interest. He has mastered the art of keeping people interested, I would if asked recommend your training, marks out of ten, Ten!”
B Cloherty
Streetwise UK

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