Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) – City & Guilds 2377-22

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is an important part of commercial business and each electrical appliance in a commercial setting needs to be PAT tested.

This three-day course, designed by City & Guilds and delivered by NLT Training Services, will instruct delegates in the principles of PAT testing.

The course it suitable for anyone who is required to do PAT testing within their workplace or another person’s workplace as part of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. It enables them to know the practical side to the Appliance Testing, as well as the theory behind it.

The course is split into two sections, the theory side, which looks at areas such as electrical safety regulations, role and responsibility, as well as essential and optional testing in a commercial environment.

Who Should Attend:

This course is suitable for any person who has a responsibility for PAT testing. This could be an experienced electrician who wishes to expand their services into PAT testing or a landlord or an office manager responsible for Health and Safety practices.


To receive the City & Guilds accredited Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) qualification, delegates are required to complete an examination consisting of 50 questions in a time limit of one hour and 45 minutes. There is also a short practical assessment to ensure that delegates can competently carry out a PAT test.


On successful completion of the course, delegates receive the Level 3 City & Guilds 2377-22 Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) qualification.


The three day City & Guilds Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) course covers the following key areas:

  • The Law and Scope of Legislation
  • Equipment Construction and Classification
  • Inspection Requirements
  • Combined inspection and testing
  • Documentation

By the end of course delegates will:

  • Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to the management of electrical equipment maintenance
  • Understand the electrical units of measurement associated with in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
  • Understand how equipment construction and classification reduces the risk of electric shock
  • Understand the procedures for the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
  • Understand how to carry out combined inspection and testing
  • Understand the information contained in documentation in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
  • Be able to inspect and test items of electrical equipment.




The course is delivered at NLT’s Chesterfield and Scunthorpe sites. It can also be delivered in your workplace. Please get in touch with a member of our Business Development Team today to discuss your requirements.

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