LEVEL 3 AWARD IN THE IN-SERVICE INSPECTION & TESTING OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT (PAT) CITY & GUILDS 2377-22
AIM To ensure those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment learn, develop and practice the skills required to test Portable Electrical Appliances with the Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment.
Pre-Requisite Candidates should be familiar with electrical systems & hazards of electricity.
Course Duration 2 days.
Maximum Number 8 persons.
Training Aids Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstrations, test equipment, Codes of Practice and practical exercises.
Assessment Delegates can undertake the City & Guilds 2377 assessment if they wish.
The Assessment consists of one practical test and one on-line multiple-choice test.
Certification On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a City and Guilds certificate. The certificate will be sent directly to the delegate or their sponsor company.
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On completion of the course delegates will be able to:
Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to the management of electrical equipment maintenance
Understand the electrical units of measurement associated with in-services inspection and testing of electrical equipment
Understand how equipment construction and classification reduces the risk of electric shock
Understand the procedures for the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
Understand how to carry out combined inspection and testing
Understand the information contained in documentation for in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
Inspect and test items of electrical equipment
Competency After successful completion of this course further on-site training with an experienced PAT operative will be required to achieve competence.
Legislation and Codes of Practice
Statutory and non-statutory regulations in relation to maintenance of electrical
Scope of the Code of Practice
Electrical Systems – Safety / Measurements
Methods of protection from electric shock
Units of measurement
Equipment and Construction
Types of electrical equipment
Equipment construction types
Procedures for In-Services Inspection and Testing
Types of in-service inspection and testing
Factors determining the initial frequency of inspecting and testing
Initial frequencies of inspecting and testing
Consideration when carrying out a formal visual inspection
Combined Inspection and Testing
Factors to be taken into account within visual inspection
Purpose of testing and suitability
Range of test instruments and standards
How to carryout testing
Interpret results from testing
Documentation and Recording
Purpose of in-service inspection and testing documentation
Action to be taken with damaged or faulty equipment
Why records of inspection and testing should be recorded and kept
Inspection and test types of hand held or portable electrical equipment to current industry standards