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With our modern life, we have numerous amenities we can take advantage of and make our daily works easier. Whether in our personal space or our workplace, the use of appliances is extensive, especially portable ones. For every minor to major works, we are always dependent on assistance from different electronic and manual devices. That is why we must ensure they are safe and does not pose any potential risk during its use. 

Although it may not seem that difficult, the process of portable appliance testing is comparatively complicated. Specifically, there are legislations in this regard which controls the risk assessments of Portable Appliances which one needs proper understanding of. That’s why the managers of the premises need to have appropriate Portable Appliance Testing training. 

The “Portable Appliance Testing Course” will give the learner thorough background in PAT testing to allow him or her to meet the needs of Health and Safety at Work provisions Act 1974. The course is set to be accessible, instructive and enlightening, with a fair technical and realistic knowledge balance. The learner will learn about the risk related to Portable appliances testing and risk assessment. Thus, you can ensure the utmost safety on your premises

Why Choose Skill Express?

  • Instantly accessible CPD Accredited certificate on successful course completion
  • 24/7 access to the course for lifetime
  • Developed by qualified professionals with updated resources
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • No hidden fees or exam charges

Lessons we covered in this Portable Appliance Testing Course:

  • Knowledge‌ ‌of‌ ‌Portable‌ ‌Appliance‌ ‌Testing‌ ‌(PAT) ‌ ‌
  • Understanding‌ ‌the‌ ‌legislation‌ ‌related‌ ‌to‌ ‌portable‌ ‌appliances‌ ‌
  • Risk‌ ‌assessment‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌workplace‌ ‌
  • Familiarise‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌risk‌ ‌occurrence‌ ‌
  • Have‌ ‌enough‌ ‌understanding‌ ‌of‌ ‌how‌ ‌to‌ ‌perform‌ ‌a‌ ‌risk‌ ‌assessment‌ ‌
  • Reducing‌ ‌the‌ ‌risk‌ ‌of‌ ‌portable‌ ‌appliances‌ ‌
  • Controlling‌ ‌the‌ ‌risk‌ ‌of‌ ‌portable‌ ‌appliances‌ ‌
  • Understanding‌ ‌emergency‌ ‌procedure‌ ‌and‌ ‌fire‌ ‌safety‌ ‌regarding‌ ‌appliances‌ ‌testing‌ ‌
  • Combined‌ ‌inspection‌ ‌and‌ ‌testing‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌appliances‌ ‌

Skills You Will Master From Portable Appliance Testing Course

  • Understanding ‌of‌ ‌Portable‌ ‌Appliance‌ ‌Testing‌ ‌(PAT) ‌ ‌ 
  • Relevant safety legislation
  • Risk assessments and inspection strategies
  • Emergency measures

How the Course Impacts Your Career

  • Ensures safety within your premises
  • Makes your organisation more credible
  • Makes you credible in the case of recruitments

Career Paths

  • Employees working in a low-risk environment
  • Risk management teams
  • Managers


After completing the course successfully, you will be required to pass an automated, multiple-choice questions test which will give you the instant result once you finish the exam. And you can get all of these in a one-time payment!


After completing the course, you will be eligible for a PDF Certificate which will cost only £2.99, with your unique ID number so that you/ the employers can verify through our website. You can also have your imprinted certificate delivered via post. Although there is no expiry date on the certificate, we recommend that our learners renew the certificate every twelve months

Course Curriculum

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course
Introduction 00:03:00
Module 1: Introduction to Portable Appliances 00:39:00
Module 2: Risk Assessment 00:37:00
Module 3: Reducing and Controlling Risks 00:29:00
Module 4: Combined Inspection and Testing 00:58:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Course 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. excellent


    It was money well spent. I was pleased with the training quality, and the instructor support was excellent.

  2. wonderful


    The exam was a lot of fun…. It effectively assesses information retention… I’m looking forward to seeing what else skillexpress has to offer.

  3. satisfied


    How long will it take for my certificate to arrive? I NEED it immediately. Overall, this is a quick course1.

  4. supportive


    Great customer service. Aside from that, it was a pleasant encounter.


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