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PAT - Portable Appliance Testing Training Course

4.9( 12 REVIEWS )

This PAT – Portable Appliance Testing Training Course is designed to help you familiarise with testing technical appliances, training you to be able to know how to assess and minimise risks, carry out inspections and understand the safety procedures that need to be in place when using portable appliances at work.

Portable electrical equipment is found in the majority of workplaces across the UK. To prevent workplace hazards such as electrical fires and electrical shocks, it’s important that managers and responsible employees are aware of how to perform maintenance check-ups. 

This course is suitable for employers and employees in low risk workplaces such as shops or offices, who have the responsibility to ensure workplace health and safety. No previous training is required for this course, which can be accessed online from any device.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Guidance to comply with The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Developed by qualified health and safety professionals
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

Sneak Peek

Course Demo

Who should take the course

This technical course is primarily for individuals who are responsible for shared electrical appliances. This would include people like;

  • Electricians
  • Property Owners
  • Maintenance staff
  • Facility management staff
  • Shop Owners


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate, Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to readily demonstrate that they can:

  • Carry out different types of PAT examination.
  • Combine inspection and testing together.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of health and safety with electricity.
  • Prevent faulty equipment from harming employees.
  • Show how they display and record the actions they have performed.


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

In Module 1, we define what we mean by PAT testing and other terms used, acquaint ourselves with the relevant legislation and decide who is responsible for the test themselves.

Module 2 will outline the essential components of risk assessment and enable learners to carry out a risk assessment in their workplaces. Risk assessment is a legal obligation for all workplaces, and this module will shed light on how risk is assessed, controlled and monitored.

Module 3 will discuss the actions which are to be taken to reduce and control the risks in workplaces based on the risk assessment.

This final module will cover what a combined inspection and testing involve and the types of equipment which is needed to be assessed.

Course Curriculum

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Course Reviews


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  1. PAT - Portable Appliance Testing Training Course


    Amazing course interface and great content.

  2. It helped me


    It helped me a lot to ensure a reduction in risk at my workplace. I would request all of you to pursue this course to avoid any hazardous situation.

  3. It gave me confidence


    I think this is a must course for every individual. It gave me the confidence to work at my office, now I can work without being panicked and insecure all the time.

  4. Satisfied


    First course with Training express. satisfied

  5. Engaging course


    I have experience in PAT. Wanted the course for certification. I would say the materials are quite engaging. You won’t regret it.”

  6. pat


    top course learnt some new stuff by taking mock and then exam all in all very pleased

  7. Portable Appliance Testing


    Informative. Tells you the key facts you need to be aware of.Quick and straightforward learning and assessment

  8. Helpful and professional


    “I have relevant experience in appliance testing. It’s a requirement in the UK. So I had to take it. It was helpful. I finished it in a sitting. I would try other courses of Training Express in future.”

  9. Got basic ideas


    I work for a renowned multinational company that produces and supplies portable appliances. As a manager, I need to know what the technicians are doing for monitoring purposes. I took the course to familiarize with the basic concepts. I am happy that I chose Training Express.

  10. Essential for compliance


    I own a shop that sells portable electric appliances. The training was essential for legal purposes. Concise course at affordable cost. Can’t complain.

  11. Convenient pricing


    My new employer asked for a certification although I have relevant experience in the field. I found the course on REED and checked the modules. The pricing was convenient. I loved it!

  12. Pat test


    Easy to understand and follow information/ instructions




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