NLA Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course
Our one-day Portable Appliance Testing Course teaches you how to carry out vital safety checks on the electrical appliances you provide your tenants with. This comprehensive PAT training ensures you are confident about protecting your tenants' safety, with your safety as our priority.
Under the Landlord and tenants Act 1985 it is your responsibility to ensure all electrical equipment supplied by you is free of risk of injury to tenants and in full working order at the start of the tenancy and regular safety checks have been carried out during their tenancy to meet your duty of care.
Our course covers both theory and practice. Testing equipment will be available on site for Portable Appliance Testing course attendees. Prior knowledge of PAT testing or electricity is NOT a requirement to attend our PAT course.
Our expert team will:
- Helps you gain practical experience of PAT testing
- Explains PAT testing in the domestic environment
- Teaches you how to use Portable Appliance Testing Equipment
- Support you at every step of this course
Our THEORY session of PAT training will:
- Take you through the latest IET code of practice
- Take you through Health and Safety Executive guidance
During our PRACTICAL session of PAT training you will:
- Inspect and PAT test a variety of portable electrical appliances with expert guidance
- Conduct formal, visual and combined checks and labelling
- The legal background
- Class 1, 11 and 111 appliances
- Safety risks and typical faults
- Frequency of testing
- Fuse ratings and visual inspections
- Earth bond resistance tests
- Insulation resistance tests
- All Portable equipment
- Handheld equipment
- Stationary equipment (not fixed)
- User checks including formal, visual and combined.
Please be advised the NLA has decided to cancel all upcoming Regional Meetings and NLA Courses until further notice. If you've booked on an NLA course we'll be in touch regarding your options.
This decision follows the Government's COVID-19 advice to stop mass gatherings.
We're sorry for any inconvenience caused however members' health and that of our staff is our number one priority.