Portable Appliance Testing Training (PAT)

This course will familiarise candidate with the task of portable appliance testing and ways you can help minimise the risk of electrocution, electric shock, and electrical fires in the workplace. Candidate will be able to understand the basics of PAT.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the hazards associated with the use of portable electrical appliances
  • Understand the principles of PAT
  • Suggest a suitable frequency for PAT
  • Minimise the risks that may arise from the use of portable electrical appliances in the workplace
  • Advise on user checks and visual inspections of portable electrical equipment