Portable Appliance Testing

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Portable Appliance Testing

Who is this course for?

The course is for people who carry out portable appliance testing and wish to gain a recognised qualification

 

What are the entry requirements for the course?

People wishing to do this course do not need any formal electrical qualifications, however experience and prior knowledge of the electrical industry and electrical circuits would be an advantage.

This is a Level 3 qualification therefore it is expected that candidates attempting either qualification should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete this qualification.

 

How long is this course?

A 2 day part-time course beginning September 2017 plus a 3 hour practical workshop (mid-week). The start dates will be subject to demand and the course will normally run on 2 consecutive Fridays.

 

What will I study on this course?

You will study the theory behind why appliances need regular inspections and tests and the practical aspects of portable applicance testing

 

What Qualification will I gain?

City & Guilds 2377 Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment

 

How is the course assessed?

Assessment for this course comprises a practical assessment and an on-line test

 

What does this course lead on to?

There is no real progression from this course, however individuals may wish to consider the Certificate of Management of Electrical Equipment Maintenance

 

How much will it cost?

Fees to be advised

 

How can I find out more?

For further information please contact Adrian Desmond on 608614 or email: adrian.desmond@highlands.ac.uk