Portable Appliance Testing for Managers

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN THE MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

To ensure that staff with responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment have an understanding of the practical application of their safety obligations.

Pre-Requisite
Candidates should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity.

Course Duration
2 days

Maximum Number
10 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio visual presentation, Code of Practice and demonstrations.

Assessment
Delegates can undertake the City & Guilds 2377 assessment if they wish. The assessment consists of an on-line multiple-choice test.

Certification
On successful completion of the assessments delegates will receive a City & Guilds certificate which is included in the cost of this course. The certificate will be forwarded to the delegate or to their sponsor as soon as possible.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to the management electrical equipment maintenance
  • Understand how equipment construction and classification reduces the risk of electric shock
  • Understand the requirements for the inspection and testing procedures for electrical equipment
  • Understand the audit and documentation procedures or the management and in-service testing of electrical equipment
  • Understand the training that is required for managers, inspectors and users of electrical equipment

COURSE SYLLABUS

It is expected that candidates should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity.

Legislation and Code of Practice

  • Statutory and non-statutory regulations in relation to maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Scope of the Code of Practice

Equipment Construction

  • Types of electrical equipment
  • Equipment construction types
  • Protection against electric shock

In-Service Inspection and Testing Procedures

  • Types of in-service inspection and testing
  • Factors determining the initial frequency of inspection and testing
  • Identify the in-service inspections and tests that are required
  • Identify instruments suitable for the testing of electrical equipment

Audit and Documentation Procedures

  • Purpose of in-service inspection and testing documentation
  • Reasons for maintaining test instruments
  • Actions taken with damaged or faulty equipment
  • Actions taken with repaired equipment

Training Requirements

  • Identify training requirements for users of equipment
  • Identify training requirements for managers
  • Level of competency required for inspectors