Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing (PAT) (City and Guilds 2377)

This PAT Testing course is designed to provide you with a recognised qualification, and the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable both the testing of portable electrical equipment and management of the testing of portable electrical equipment.

What You Study

This course meets the demands of legislation, which requires qualified personnel to administer and carry out the inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

It is based upon the IET Code of Practice (COP) for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. The subjects you will study will include:

  • The use of Portable Appliance Tester
  • Safety Mechanisms used in Portable Appliances
  • Recommended Portable Appliance Tests.

Duration and Attendance

Candidates will be supplied with all course material including the IET code of practice. Note: There are 2 separate on-line exams undertaken out-with the 2 day attendance.

On completion of the course you will gain two qualifications:

City & Guilds 2377-22 Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)

City & Guilds 2377-32 Level 3 Award in the Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment 


This 2 day course is offered to individuals at our Stenton Campus in Glenrothes or can be delivered as a closed course at your company's premises if required.


£400 Inc VAT

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for qualified Electricians and Electrical Engineers, or those already undertaking maintenance duties with Electrical knowledge.

Career Paths

Successful completion of this course and gaining this City & Guilds qualification is of great benefit for those Electricians who wish to carry out formal testing of portable electrical appliances in accordance with the IET code of practice and is applicable to all who have responsibility for Electrical Maintenance.

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