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Portable Appliance Testing


Project Info

Project Description

Candidates who are responsible for portable electrical appliances at work should take this course. Due to The Electricity At Work regulations recommending all companies have a named person responsible, it is necessary to have a member of staff within the company qualified for this.


To enable delegates to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to instigate and implement a testing programme for portable electrical testing appliances.

What’s included:

  • Electrical safety
  • Regulations role and responsibilities
  • Insulation and earthing
  • Classification of appliances
  • Preliminary inspection test precautions
  • Using a portable appliance tester
  • Essential tests
  • Optional tests
  • Labelling tests
  • Reporting and recording results
  • Implementing a test programme
  • Practical assessment


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