City & Guilds (SCQF Level 6)


  • Engineering

Why take this course?

This will suit candidates who have some basic electrical knowledge either involved in, or looking to become involved in, the inspection and testing of electrical equipment (eg portable appliances), and/or involved in managing the process of it.

Successful completion will result in the Level 3 Award  in the  in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment (PAT Testing)

What you will experience

The course will cover:
• The statutory requirements
• Basic Electrical Theory
• Equipment classification symbols
• Frequencies for testing
• Formal visual inspection
• Earth continuity (earthbonding)
• Insulation resistance and earth leakage
• Operation/load checking
• Interpretation of test results
• Instrumentation
• Recording