C&G Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)
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About this course

This course is suitable for those with a requirement to become competent in inspecting, testing and certifying electrical equipment. This 2 day or course is offered as a day or evening course and meets City & Guilds requirements to demonstrate competence in Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) in accordance with the Electricity At Work Regulations (1989).

If you are an employer and require one or more employees to enrol onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk

What will I learn?

The statutory duties and requirements of the IEE Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment 4th Edition, which covers:

  • Electrical based theory
  • Testing of apparatus with approved Portable Appliance Testers (PAT)
  • Documentation required by Electricity at Work Act
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Study, assessment and qualifications

You are required to complete 2 assessments:

  • On-line, multiple choice with the use of the Code of Practice
  • Practical assessment to demonstrate your skills and knowledge

The results for the on-line assessment will be available within 24 hours. The results of the practical assessment will be available after verification has taken place by an independent verifier, typically within 6 weeks of submission of papers.

Additional costs and information

Prior reading of "The IET Code of Practice for In - service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (4th Edition)" is ESSENTIAL for your preparation and is required for use during the on-line exam. This costs approx £55 and is available through the IET, Tel: 01438 313311 and from leading bookshops. Please Quote ISBN 978-0-86341-833-4 when ordering.

Use of your own test equipment is permitted.

If you have any questions please phone 0845 345 2235 or email BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk