Pat Testing Training

Electrical equipment is present in virtually all workplaces, and that includes portable appliances. Managers and responsible persons in low risk environments have a duty to carry out visual and pre-use checks on equipment.

Course Overview

The regulations on Portable Appliance Testing in Ireland can be found in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, SI 299, 2007. The regulation directs employers to ensure that all portable equipment used in their place of work is periodically inspected and tested by a competent person.

Course Content:

• Understanding Electricity the Basics

• The Dangers of Working with Electricity

• Categories of Testing

• Legislation & Standards

• Competency

• Risk Assessment

• What Should be Inspected & Tested

• Equipment Classification

• Visual Inspections – Practical Session

• Testing Appliances – Practical Session

• Pass & Fail Process

• Record Keeping
Duration
1 day
295.00

Available Dates

start date:
05/08/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
1
location:
Unit 2, Airton Road Business Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24XA62, Ireland
Who is this course for
Any personnel required to undertake a practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. This Portable Appliance Testing Pat Training Course is ideal for electricians, Maintenance & Engineering personnel
Course Aim
The aim of this course is to provide you with Knowledge & Skills to carry out inspection and testing of portable appliances in compliance with Irish legislation.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course the learner should be able to:
• Understand the Basics of Electricity
• Recognise the Dangers of Working with Electricity
• Define PAT Testing
• Cite Legislation Relating to PAT Testing
• Identify Portable Appliance Classes
• Perform a Visual Inspection of an Appliance
• Conduct a PAT Test
Course Requirements
Good Understanding of English
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