PAT Testing Training Course in Gateshead

Lead by Tim James, who is regarded by many as the UK’s leading PAT Testing Expert

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UK’s leading PAT Testing Expert

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Following the 5th Edition CoP and new British Standards

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On-going support and guidance

PAT Training Courses in the North East at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, for Newcastle Upon Tyne, Durham, Sunderland and Gateshead

Spend one day with Tim James - one of the UK's leading authorities on PAT Testing - at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel, and learn ALL you need to carry out PAT testing in your workplace, or as a PAT Testing service to others. PAT Testing is a really valuable skill to have, and you will be able to carry out PAT Testing in your own organisation, after attending this crucial one-day course.

Our trainer, Tim James, has been working in the field of PAT testing for over 30 years, and teaching people to carry out PAT testing for over 20 years. He's acknowledged as one of the UK's leading experts in the field of PAT testing. He can teach you! Tim was a part of the IET committee that produced the 5th Edition Code of Practice (regarded as the 'official' guide to PAT Testing in the UK) but also includes the latest information from the HSE and the two new British Standards in the course. The information you'll get in this course is the most up-to-date possible, but it's presented in an easy to understand way - no complicated formulas or hard science, but just the right information you need to be able to carry out PAT Testing after the course. There's lot of hands-on practical on the course so you can put into practice straight away what you've learned.

We run regular one-day practical PAT testing courses at the fabulous Hilton Newcastle Gateshead. This course is ideal if you live in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Sunderland, Teesside, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, Durham, Tyneside, Gateshead, South Shields and Jarrow.

Car Parking is available on site and there are regular buses from all over the North East.The course lasts for one day, and you will learn all you need to carry out PAT Testing. You should attend the course if you want to save money for your employer, or if you want to start a business (or sideline) doing PAT testing for other people.

We will provide you with all of the information you need to get started, including information on the best equipment to use and loads of valuable hints and tips to save you time. If you have more than 5 people to train, you may find it cheaper to organise an in-house pat testing course (at your premises) or we can arrange a special date for you at this hotel, or another nearby. Contact us for more information.

You do not need to be a qualified electrician to carry out PAT Testing - in fact, our course starts right at the beginning. As long as you have a willingness to learn and a healthy dose of common sense, you'll be fine! You'll learn everything you need to know on the day, but if you need any more information, please check out the PAT Testing Course FAQ page.

Further Information About The Course

All of our courses are 'fully inclusive' which means we provide all the course materials you need, including a PAT Testing manual, information about record keeping forms and certificates, and we also provide lunch and refreshments during the day. All this is included in the course fee! Please note that we do limit the number of people on each date to ensure that everybody benefits and that everybody has a chance to ask questions and make sure they understand. Courses often fill up so avoid disappointment - Book now to reserve your space!

You are welcome to bring your own PAT Tester with you on the day, or you can use ours! We always have a selection of industry standard PAT Testers for you to use on the day, and we can give you unbiased advice on which are the best machines to purchase.

BOOK ONLINE TODAY and pay just £225.00 + VAT per person. Our normal price is £275.00 + VAT per person, but online bookings will automatically receive a £50.00 per person pre-payment discount. You can also claim the pre-payment discount by sending a cheque with the booking form. We can invoice you after the course (subject to status) at the normal price.

Remember that our course fee INCLUDES the course handbook (a useful guide to PAT Testing), lunch and refreshments. You won't need to buy a copy of the IET Code of Practice, unless you really want to!

Upcoming PAT Testing Courses at

Hilton Gateshead Newcastle

How to find us

Bottle Bank,
Tyne and Wear,
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Our Course Programme

The programme runs from 09:45am until 4:30pm, lunch and refreshments are included.
09:45 - 10:00
Introduction, welcome and objectives
10:00 - 11:00
Background and basics
11:00 - 11:15
Short break
11:15 - 12:30
Electrical appliances - What types of equipment do we have to test? Class 1 and Class 2 appliances. How to carry out a simple examination.
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:45
User checks, inspection and testing demonstration and hands-on practical work
14:45 - 15:00
Short break
15:00 - 16:00
User Checks, Inspection and Testing More practicals and demonstrations, including testing ICT equipment
16:00 - 16:30
Conclusion and Final Discussion

Meet your trainer

With over 30 years experience and a key contributor of the IET Code of Practice, Tim James is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading experts in the field of PAT Testing. More about Tim

What people say about our courses

Tim is very knowledgeable and goes into great detail. He has more than one way of explaining things if it is needed.
Simon Drinkall
Hull Course
Best training course I've been on - Venue, presentation, Organisation. 10 out of 10. Excellent!
Michael Meehan
Gateshead Course
A great course - no need to be anxious about no prior experience. I feel confident leaving knowing that I can PAT test safely in the future
James Barratt
Birmingham Course

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