FORTHCOMING COURSE DATES:
11-13th Dec - Full
12-14th March 2024
A qualification aimed at practising electricians, who want to expand their career in to the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment sector; colloquially referred to as PAT Testing. If you already work as an electrician it will add another string to your bow and can help you move up in the industry. This will help progress individuals within the Electrotechnical industry. SETA has an 86% pass rate on this course to date - so you can be reassured that you are in good teaching hands!
The course is delivered to the latest 5th Edition of the Code of Practice PAT Testing (In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment).
Increasingly being used by companies to bring PAT Testing in-house, by up-skilling their existing electrical staff. There is an assumption by City & Guilds that those sitting this course will have electrical knowledge, and the exam reflects this. Please note however, this does not cover in-house inspection and testing of equipment or appliances that are used for commercial gain hire purposes or medical equipment.
Please note that you will require the Code of Practice book, which is available to purchase from SETA if you wish.
City and Guilds don't set entry requirements for this qualification. It is expected that the candidates should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to complete this qualification. Candidates who are holders of an ECS card, JIB electrician grade card or have successfully completed an NVQ based electrotechnical apprenticeship or technical certificate to level 3 , should be familiar with this, Without evidence of formal qualifications, candidates must be able to demonstrate adequate prior knowledge and expertise to ensure they have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. Centres are required to conduct a practical test to evaluate the candidates ability and competency
- Equipment construction
- Combined inspection and testing
- Use of instruments and recording of data
Assessment takes the form of an online exam (1 3/4 hours) and a practical assessment. We allow the final day to complete these.
COURSE BOOKS REQUIRED - available to purchase from SETA
IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, 5th edition