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What qualifications do you need for PAT testing?

What qualifications do you need for PAT testing?

No specific qualifications are required, the regulations only require the testing to be done by a competent person. The definition of a competent person in the regulations is – “A person possessing sufficient technical knowledge or experience to be capable of ensuring that injury is prevented”.

Do you need to be trained to use a PAT tester?

As long as you’re deemed competent to do so, absolutely anyone can check electrical appliances for safety. The most commonly accepted way to be deemed competent is to take a PAT training course and be presented with a Certificate of Competency in PAT testing. Previous electrical training is not essential.

How much is a pat training course?

Our normal price is £245.00 + VAT per person, but online bookings will automatically receive a £50.00 per person pre-payment discount.

Can I carry out my own PAT testing?

Can my business carry out its own PAT testing? Yes, your business can carry out its own PAT tests, as long as the person doing the testing is a ‘competent’ person. If you decide to do your own PAT testing we would strongly recommend taking a PAT testing course as it’s important to perform the PAT tests correctly.

Can you do PAT testing yourself?

You can PAT test without a qualification. Guidance say you have to be competent to test electrical equipment, not that you have to be qualified. The Portable Appliance Testing Trade Association say that you should undergo thorough training by a competent person in order to become competent yourself.

Can I do PAT testing myself?

Unless you’re knowledgeable about the inner workings of electrical appliances and are skilled in safely handling them under test conditions, you shouldn’t try to test electronics yourself – you might put yourself or someone else at risk. However, you can still contribute to the portable appliance testing process.

How long does a pat test take?

about 1 hour
PAT testing usually takes about 1 hour to complete. In that time, an engineer will usually perform around 30 tests. To ensure everything runs smoothly, make sure appliances and equipment are easy for the engineer to access and that no walkways are obstructed.

Can I do my own PAT testing?

How long is a PAT testing course?

3 Day
This 3 Day EET / PAT Testing course is designed specifically for those with little or no electrical experience. PAT testing courses are open to all (over the age of 18) from office managers to maintenance people.

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