PAT Testing (EET) Course
The Builder Training Centre (The BTC) offers high quality structured In-Service Inspection and Testing Courses (more commonly known as PAT Testing Courses). This can be attended as a 2-day course over consecutive weekdays.
Our instructors are qualified, highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tradespersons, so students can take full advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and practical advice they offer. This short course is intensive, but no compromise is made on the course content. The atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.
EET/PAT testing stands for “Electrical Equipment Testing” or “Portable Appliance Testing.” It is a process used to ensure the safety of electrical equipment, particularly portable appliances, in various settings such as workplaces, rental properties, and public venues. The purpose of EET/PAT testing is to identify any potential electrical faults or defects in these appliances that could pose a safety risk to users or occupants.
This City & Guilds 2377-77 (previously 2377-22 & 2377-32) electrical course is ideal for people who carry out, or intend to carry out, in-service inspection and testing (PAT Testing) of electrical equipment within a commercial environment, including Landlord rented properties, to ensure all electrical equipment is tested and certified as being safe for continued use. If you already work as an Electrician, this qualification will enable you to enhance your current service offering to a much wider audience within the electrical industry.
Tasks will include:
- Definitions used within the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
- Statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to the management and maintenance of electrical equipment.
- Electrical units of measurement associated with in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
- Equipment construction classes and methods of protection within an electrical installation and how these relate to the provision of protection against electric shock.
- Procedures for the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
- How to carry out combined inspection and testing.
- The information that needs to be recorded following in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.
- Preparation for the City & Guilds on-line exam
In order to claim the full 2377-77 qualification students must successfully complete the following 2 units:
Practical Assessment (3 tasks):
Task 1: inspect and test an item of Class 1 equipment
Task 2: inspect and test an item of Class II equipment (Class II incorporating unearthed metal, Class II without unearthed metal or Class II (FE).
Task 3: Complete appropriate documentation.
- Online multiple choice exam – 105 minutes (open book)
Please click the button below to proceed with our online Application Form. You will be given details on the Application Form about how to make the minimum deposit payment of £200.00, or the full amount of £385.00, to secure a place on your chosen date.
Alternatively, give us a call on 020 8649 9340 to get booked in over the phone.
Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, 5th Edition
(Available for purchase at The BTC – Subject to availability)
Steel toe-capped safety footwear is a health and safety requirement for all our courses. We stock steel-toe capped boots from size 3 to 13 (with some half sizes), which can be purchased on the first morning of your course for just £20.00. You should wear suitable comfortable clothing.
You are welcome to bring your own food to eat in our centre. Alternatively, we sell a small selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks in our canteen, or you could purchase food from one of the local supermarkets/shops/cafes/restaurants within just a few minutes’ walk.
Most students also find it beneficial to bring Post-it notes or sticky tags, which they can use to separate their books into sections. Additionally, a pen and a non-programmable calculator are permitted for the exam.
Provided you are aged at least 18 years and have a basic knowledge of electrical principles, this course is suitable for you. Whether your background is already in a trade or something completely different, these skills can be learnt and applied directly after the course.
If you meet the pass criteria of the online theory exam, you will be awarded the following qualification certificate:
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) 2377-77
As we are located within Waddon Train Station Buildings, we do not have any parking on-site. That said, there are plenty of residential roads in the surrounding area that have free unrestricted parking, within just a few minutes’ walk. If attending on Sunday, you can park in the marked red boxes in Epsom Road where our Centre at Waddon Station is situated and in Stafford Road where our Electrical Centre is situated (a minute’s walk away) all day free of charge.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like any further information or instructions.
Our training facility is located at the following address:
Waddon Station Buildings, 160 Epsom Road, Croydon, CR0 4UP