PAT Testing - Certificate for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (Code and Practice for In-Service Inspection) | Ashington Campus | FCR0274P |Northumberland College
Engineering

PAT Testing - Certificate for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (Code and Practice for In-Service Inspection)

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
3
Course Code:
FCR0274P
Awarding Body:
CG
Qualification:

City and Guilds Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) (QCF) Level 3

Start Date:
30 January

Who is the course for?

This course is for you if you need an electrical portable appliance testing Qualification for your work.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You will need to have an understanding of electrical science, but no formal qualifications are necessary. An interest or qualifications in electrical installation and to have worked or be working in the electrical industry is preferred.

What will I study on the course?

You will study legislation, electrical safety, inspection and test requirements and test methods. You will be required to complete a short multiple choice, online question paper. The navigation technique required to pass the online exam and any associated theory will be taught and the use of a computer exam simulator will be employed after the first few weeks to prepare you for the online exam.

You will study the code of practice via lectures, simulated online tests, with the use of a course manual and the code of practice manual.

Your progress will be assessed via a multiple choice online test of 30 questions completed in one hour. This is an open-book exam (you can take the PAT code of practice manual into the exam with you).

Engineering offers a range of other courses including part time and full time in welding and mechanical engineering areas along with Functional Skills in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT.

City and Guilds Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) (QCF) Level 3

After completing the course you could progress to an NVQ level 3 while gaining employment in Electrical Domestic Installation and study for the 17th Edition wiring regulations - City and Guilds 2382 qualification, register for the Certificate for Domestic Electrical Installers or complete a PLC course to enhance your skills as an electrician.

For Full-Cost and Leisure courses there is no financial support available.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

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