2377-77 Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment (Portable Appliance Testing) For Electricians

The qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required to inspect and test items of electrical equipment in line with the latest edition of the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.

Candidates considering attending our 2-day course should already have good electrical experience and knowledge and typically be qualified electricians. See our 3-day course If you have limited electrical knowledge or feel you would benefit from more training.
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Duration
2 Days
Cost ( EX. VAT)
£335  
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Course Date Exam Date Venue Availability Booking
2377-77 Portable Appliance Testing - For Electricians - Thu 30th June - Fri 1st July 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2377-77 Portable Appliance Testing For Electricians- Tue 23rd - Wed 24th Aug 2022 Aug 24, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2377-77 Portable Appliance Testing - For Electricians Tue 25th - Wed 26th Oct 2022 Oct 26, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now
2377-77 Portable Appliance Testing - For Electricians - Tue 20th - Wed 21st Dec 2022 Dec 21, 2022 Stoke on Trent PLACES AVAILABLE Book Now

Course Description

An excellent introduction to PAT testing or a timely refresher for those that have studied a previous version of the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.

The thought process behind portable appliance testing has changed significantly over the last few years. Much more emphasis is placed on risk assessment to reduce the burden of this essential electrical maintenance regime.

Overview

About this course…

The City & Guilds 2377-77 qualification is the recognised industry qualification for Portable Appliance Testing.

Throughout this 2 day course, you will be guided through the IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. The course concentrates on this publication through explanation, worked examples and practical ‘hands-on’ tuition.

The course covers the following aims and objectives:

  • Understand the definitions used within the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
  • Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements relevant to the management and maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Understand the electrical units of measurement associated with in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
  • Understand the equipment construction classes and methods of protection within an electrical installation and how these relate to the provision of protection against electric shock
  • Understand the procedures for the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment
  • Understand how to carry out combined inspection and testing
  • Understand the information that needs to be recorded following in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at those with responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It allows those with the responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.

If you already work as an electrician it will add another string to your bow and can help you move up in the industry.

What’s included?

  • City & Guilds registration, assessment and certification fees
  • Course notes and free IET Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment book hire
  • Use of Seaward 100, Seaward 250 and Kewtech PAT equipment
  • Refreshments
  • A unique and friendly learning environment!

Course entry requirements?

City & Guilds cannot accept any registrations for candidates under 18 as these qualifications are not approved for under 18s.

Assessment

Candidates must successfully complete two assessments to achieve the full City & Guilds certificate:

2377-701 online multiple-choice knowledge test

  • This test is 1 hour 45 minutes in duration.
  • Graded pass or fail
  • The pass mark is 80%
  • The exam is open book

2377-702 practical assignment

The assignment contains three tasks:

  • Task 1 - inspect and test an item of Class I equipment.
  • Task 2 - inspect and test an item of Class II equipment
  • Task 3 - complete appropriate documentation

Tutors

Simon Hodgkiss Electrical Tutor and Assessor

Simon trained as an electrician with NORWEB and has accumulated a wide range of experience working predominantly in the industrial sector.

Simon has worked as an engineer in several production environments learning skills in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.

Simon delivers a range of our courses such as 18th Edition, Electrical Duty Holder, Authorised Person and Electrical Maintenance.