Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • N/A
2 March 20191 weekJanet Stevens

Course Fee(s)

Fee BandsTuition FeeMaterials FeeExam Fee
Full Cost£179N/AN/A

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course provides and overview of portable appliance testing and is intended for maintenance personnel who carry out ‘in-house’ testing. This course requires candidates to have some colour perception.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

By the end of this course, you will have gained knowledge of :

  • Legal requirements
  • Two portable appliance equipment types
  • Assessing frequency testing
  • Construction class
  • In servicing testing
  • Electrical tests
  • Record Keeping

Portable Appliance Testing and the Law

The Electricity at Work Regulations place a legal responsibility on employers, employees and self-employed persons to comply with the provisions of the regulations and take reasonably practicable steps to ensure that no danger results from the use of such equipment. This in effect requires the implementation of a systematic and regular program of maintenance, inspection and testing. The Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) places such an obligation:

  • Where appliances are used by employees.
  • Where the public may use appliances in establishments such as hospitals, schools, hotels, shops etc.

WHAT DOES THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

This course could lead onto further electrical courses.

COURSE MATERIALS

Pen and notepad. Information to be made available at the start of the course.

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