City & Guilds 2377-22
Portable Appliance Testing.

This qualification is a recommendation for Technicians and others within premises who have responsibility for testing electrical equipment.

The course is delivered as a one day session for electricians or those already carrying out testing.

The duration of the course is 8 hours for electricians (16 hours for those with no, or limited, experience) and the delivery of the course may be tailored to meet the clients' requirements.

For newcomers to PAT the course is over two days, to allow for the fundamental electrical principles to be understood.

Aimed at all those currently involved in, or wish to be involved in the testing of portable equipment, the course is designed to familiarise them with the Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. Practical methods of equipment testing are carried out during the course.

  • Candidates are required to sit a one hundred minute, 50 item multi-choice, open book examination after the course.

  • There is also a practical assessment of testing procedures and certification during the course.

The course and assessment is based upon the latest edition of the Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. Costs include the examination entry fees.

City & Guilds 2377-22  Recommended Book

Code of Practice for In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (we can loan a copy of this if requested in advance).

Course details

Duration: 2 days or 1 day course for experienced operatives (includes lunch).
Day and time of course: Monday and/or Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Final registration date: 1 week before course begins.

Cost including exam fee

2 days: £225 + VAT = £390
1 day: £195 + VAT = £234


Book this course in 3 simple steps.

1. Download and look at our 'Programmes and Costs' PDF to verify which course you would like to attend, the starting date and the costs.

2. Then complete our 'Booking form' either online or download and print it here.

3. At least seven days before the course starts, send payment to: 
Arena Training Centre Ltd, Unit 1, Coleford Road Business Centre, Darnall, Sheffield, S9 5NF
(Please make cheques payable to Arena Training Centre Limited.)

Still not sure which course is right?
Call us on 0114 2562 007 and we can advise you.

Please note

These courses will run when we have sufficient numbers. Course to be paid for when booking unless prior arrangements have been made. Postponements within seven days of the start of the course will incur a cost of £50.00 plus VAT. No refund on cancellations within seven days of the start of the course.