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You will also be able to demonstrate:

-Safe testing procedures
-Basic electrical technology
-Classification of appliances
-Instrumentation used
-Test parameters
-Analysis of results
-Need for record keeping

What are the entry requirements?

Completion of question sheet referencing prior knowledge. Completion of an initial Maths assessment.

What does this programme involve?

Theory behind test equipment and procedures (based on the I.E.E Code of Practice).
- Hands-on use of testing equipment. A C&G 2377 Certificate for inspection and testing of electrical appliances will be awarded on successful completion of the on-line assessment, this is based on knowledge of the Code of Practice and be taken into the exam. The course will include practical and theoretical tasks and assessments. You will be able to demonstrated

-Safe testing procedures
-Basic electrical technology
-Classification of appliances
-Instrumentation used
-Test parameters
-Analysis of results
-Need for record keeping

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The course will include practical and theoretical tasks and assessments.

What else do I need to know?

This course is for those involved in building service maintenance with a basic background of electrical systems. Or for qualified electricians who presently carry out portable appliance testing and wish to reinforced their knowledge of the subject or gain the formal qualification.
This course may also be suitable for people who are under the supervision of personnel who have previously gained this qualification and have proven competence in this discipline

Paper, pens and candidates can bring their own PAT equipment for advice and guidance on equipment, Code of Practice is provided.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
PATA Eastleigh College 19/9/2019 Thu 09:00 – 16:00 2 £353.00 £353.00 Apply now
PATB Eastleigh College 23/4/2020 Thu 09:00 – 16:00 2 £353.00 £353.00 Apply now
PATF Eastleigh College 11/6/2020 Thu 09:00 – 16:00 2 £353.00 £353.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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