Course Overview (Benefits)
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.
Safety at work is the responsibility of employers and employees alike and acceptance of this responsibility is fundamental to ensure safe working practice. The new Electricity at Work Regulations (1989) came into force on 1 April 1990. The Regulations concern all employers, employees and suppliers who are responsible for the maintenance, servicing and installation of electrical equipment or services. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety Executive.
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. Candidates must be able to demonstrate adequate prior knowledge and expertise to ensure they have the potential to successfully gain this qualification at level 3. Candidates must be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete the qualification. Therefore, a pre-entry assessment might be required to ensure you have the prerequisite knowledge to successfully complete the course.
Candidates must provide ID on the day of the course. If you have any PAT testing equipment available please bring on day of course. The Examination is an on-line 2hr Exam, basic IT skills are requires.
Please inform the instructor if you have any requirements.
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Course Content/Topics Covered
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 Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. If you already work as an electrician, it will add another string to your bow and can help you move up in the industry. The course covers:
- The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989)
- Electrical accidents and injuries
- Safe isolation installation and fittings
- Legal implications of the 1989 Regulations
- Interpretation of the 1989 Regulations
- Safe Working Practice
- The Requirements to test (Regulation Four – Electricity at Work Regulations 1989)
- Identification of Appliances
- Labelling and Documentation
- The Tests
- Course review and evaluation
Course Duration (days):
This short course will be beneficial to electricians and other personnel who have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the content below. The course will commence with a short pre-course evaluation to enable applicants to access their level of u
Assessment and Certification
• successfully complete the online multiple-choice knowledge test (2377-701)
• successfully complete the practical assignment (2377-702)
The online knowledge test is graded pass or fail. The pass mark is set at 80% and is an open book examination. Candidates will be provided with the most recent version of the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment published by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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