BachmannHR Group Limited

PAT Testing

Portable Equipment Testing Course

This is a one day PAT testing course designed to equip you with the necessary practical skills and knowledge to carry out the inspection and testing to meet the legal requirements. The course is based on the IET Code of Practice and is made as practical as possible with the emphasis on hands on learning. Delegates will receive a certificate of competence upon successful completion of a practical assessment.

What will you learn?

  • Electrical Safety
  • Regulations role and respon­sibi­lities
  • Insulation and earthing
  • Classi­fica­tion of appliances
  • Preliminary Inspection, test precautions
  • Using a Portable Appliance Tester
  • Essential tests
  • Optional tests
  • Labelling tests
  • Reporting and recording results
  • Implementing a test programme
  • Practical Assessment
  • Law and scope of relevant legislation
  • Types, use and testing of electrical equipment
  • Categories, frequency and practi­cali­ties of PAT testing
  • Procedures, documentation and user respon­sibility
  • Identify training required for PAT testing
  • Appropriate test instruments and how they are used


Fareham Innovation Centre,
Merlin House, 4 Meteor Way,
Lee on Solent.
PO13 9FU
P: (023) 93 877683