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Overview

This award gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment; commonly referred to as PAT testing (Portable Appliance Testing).

The award follows the instruct recognised IET (IEE) Code of Practice published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. It provides a facility for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills in order they can inspect electrical equipment which is ‘in-service’.

Course Dates

This course will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the course start and end date.

Stock Date PriceQuantity
14 Spaces Left Tuesday 2nd January 2018 to Thursday 18th January 2018 £345.00
14 Spaces Left Tuesday 17th April 2018 to Thursday 3rd May 2018 £345.00
14 Spaces Left Tuesday 8th May 2018 to 24th May 2018 £345.00

What are the learner pre-requisites?

Learners must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to comply with the health and safety aspects of the
scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes and the assessments.

What is this qualification?

This award gives the learner an understanding of the theory and practice of the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment, commonly referred to as PAT testing (Portable Appliance Testing). The award follows the industry recognised IET (IEE) Code of Practice published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. It provides a facility for individuals to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and skills so they can inspect electrical equipment which is ‘in-service’.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is for:

  • those who wish to carry out formal visual inspections, and inspections and tests of electrical

equipment

  • electricians who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills
  • those who wish to pursue a career in the electrotechnical/building services sector.

What does it cover?

The skills and knowledge required to carry out the in-service inspection and testing of electrical
equipment. This Award has one unit which covers: statutory and non-statutory requirements, electrical
units, equipment construction, inspection and testing theory, practical inspection and testing of equipment
and completion of documentation.

Qualifications we deliver.

EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Building Energy Management Systems (QCF)

  • EAL Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Maintaining Electrotechnical Systems)

(QCF)

  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Building,

Structures and Environment) (QCF)

  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

(QCF)

  • EAL Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in

Dwellings (QCF)

  • EAL Level 3 Award in Approving Electrical Installation Work in Dwellings in Compliance with Building

Regulations (QCF).

How is the qualification assessed?

One on-screen exam and a Centre marked practical task.

Why choose EAL?

EAL is the specialist, employer recognised awarding organisation for the engineering,
manufacturing, building services, and related sectors.

For all our customers this means having access to:

  • industry-led qualifications that match workplace skills needs the widest portfolio of
  • industry-relevant qualifications
  • support materials
  • a flexible and responsive customer services team
  • qualifications that are recognised by professional and trade bodies
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