Why use TTS for your PAT training needs?
Our one day PAT testing course is designed to allow anyone to learn the necessary practical skills and knowledge to carry out the inspection and testing of electrical equipment to meet the electrical safety requirements of all industries.
We have trained 100’s of customers from the construction industry, schools, offices, factories, MOD, hospitals and many more in how to conduct PAT testing in their environment.
Our PAT course is based on the latest IET Code of Practice and is made as practical as possible with a strong emphasis on hands-on learning.
Delegates will receive a certificate of training and competence upon successful completion of a 30 question multiple choice test and practical assessment.
Our coure is UKRS accredited and certificates can tale 7 – 10 days.
CHOOSE Your PERFECT PAT TRAINING OPTION
We have two main options for PAT test training courses, we either come to you, or you can come to us. Either option will mean you will get great training by competent and experienced PAT test training instructors.
Includes up to 5 candidates
OPTION 1 | On-site PAT Course.
We bring the course to you, when and where you want.
Still Probably our most popular PAT training option when there are more than two candidates that need training.
Very simply, you tell us where and when you want the training, we then deliver the course when and where you want….anywhere!
OPTION 2 | Public PAT Courses
Same course as the on-site PAT testing course but more cost-effective if you only have one person to train.
We have many venues around the UK and are increasing them all the time. Find your nearest course and book online.
The course is UKRS accredited.
OPTION 3 | Online Live PAT Course.
Same course as the on-site PAT testing course but more cost-effective and possibly convenient.
We have many dates available, just choose your preferred date and book online.
The course is UKRS accredited.
Frequently asked questions
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 of whether the item is safe and uses a variety of assessment methods.
We have recently seen self-study PAT testing courses online and our opinion is that although self-study online learning is great for certain subjects we feel PAT testing is not one of them.
We do offer tutor-led live online PAT testing courses that take a full day and has practical elements included – this is a great compromise between self-study and full face to face training.
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 this is accredited bt UKRS. 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 other.
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.