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In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT Testing)| City & Guilds 2377-77 (2377A2)

£475 + VAT
2 Days
York,   Slough and Bathgate.
Course Overview

This two day City & Guilds' course has been designed for those with electrical experience, who want to cover the new Institution of Engineering and Technology In-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment 5th edition.

A notable change from the old City & Guilds Portable Appliance Testing course, is the focus on all electrical equipment, both portable and installed - moving away from the traditional 'Portable" terminology.

The largest change to the 5th edition is its move towards a risk assessment based inspection, with all inspection and testing of equipment to be carried out following an implemented electrical risk assessment. Throughout the course you will learn how to structure, implement and document this risk assessment and how to carry out the practical aspects of testing.

Upon completion of this City & Guilds electrical technical course, you will gain the working knowledge to ensure the safety of electrical equipment in accordance with the newest codes of practices. In addition to the essential knowledge you will gain - this City & Guilds accredited certificate is formal recognition of your skills and experience, which can improve your career prospects and provide new opportunities to progress into other electrical roles.

To sit this course you should be a holder of the 18th Edition wiring regulations BS7671:2018, and - At least one of the following :-
- An ECS card,
- JIB electrician grade card
- Have successfully completed an NVQ based electrotechnical apprenticeship or technical certificate to level 3
- Be familiar with the electrical systems and hazards electricity can bring.

Who is This Course For?

This course has been designed for those with an established electrical background and a good understanding of electrical testing, who want to or currently have the responsibility of in-services inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It is important to remember that if you are the duty holder of inspection and testing, it is essential that you are up to date with the latest approved codes of practice to ensure the safety of the site.

This course is intended for those with an established electrical background and a good understanding of testing. The course covers both management and the practical aspects of testing and is ideal for those looking to offer electrical equipment testing/portable appliance testing as a service.

Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Wed, 23rd February 2022 Thu, 24th February 2022 Slough £475
Tue, 12th April 2022 Wed, 13th April 2022 York £475
Mon, 9th May 2022 Tue, 10th May 2022 York £475
Tue, 17th May 2022 Wed, 18th May 2022 Slough £475
Tue, 24th May 2022 Wed, 25th May 2022 York £475
Tue, 7th June 2022 Wed, 8th June 2022 Slough £475
Wed, 15th June 2022 Thu, 16th June 2022 York £475
Thu, 30th June 2022 Fri, 1st July 2022 Bathgate £475
Tue, 5th July 2022 Wed, 6th July 2022 Slough £475
Tue, 12th July 2022 Wed, 13th July 2022 York £475
Tue, 2nd August 2022 Wed, 3rd August 2022 York £475
Thu, 4th August 2022 Fri, 5th August 2022 Bathgate £475
Tue, 30th August 2022 Wed, 31st August 2022 Slough £475
Thu, 1st September 2022 Fri, 2nd September 2022 York £475
Wed, 21st September 2022 Thu, 22nd September 2022 York £475
Wed, 28th September 2022 Thu, 29th September 2022 Slough £475
Thu, 29th September 2022 Fri, 30th September 2022 Bathgate £475
Wed, 12th October 2022 Thu, 13th October 2022 York £475
Wed, 19th October 2022 Thu, 20th October 2022 Slough £475
Thu, 3rd November 2022 Fri, 4th November 2022 Bathgate £475
Wed, 9th November 2022 Thu, 10th November 2022 Slough £475
Wed, 16th November 2022 Thu, 17th November 2022 York £475
Wed, 7th December 2022 Thu, 8th December 2022 Slough £475
Wed, 7th December 2022 Thu, 8th December 2022 York £475
Thu, 8th December 2022 Fri, 9th December 2022 Bathgate £475

  • Equipment construction
  • Inspection
  • Combined inspection and testing
  • Recording and use of instruments
  • Visual inspection
  • Class one and class two tests
  • Continuity tests
  • Functionality tests
  • Insulation tests
  • Risk Assessment
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
To sit this course you need to be a holder of an ECS card, JIB electrician grade card or have successfully completed an NVQ based electrotechnical apprenticeship or technical certificate to level 3, should be familiar with the electrical systems and hazards electricity can bring.
Course Training Team


Kevin Burbidge

Electrical Installations Training Manager

Kevin is a senior electrical training consultant with over 30 years experience in the electrical industry. He specialises in electrical high and low voltage training courses including electrical installation testing and authorised person training for the commercial, healthcare and defence sectors. Kevin has worked as an electrical/mechanical engineer for various organisations and was an engineering project manager for 6 years specialising in research and development projects for Royal Mail. Kevin has also carried out electrical authorised person roles in both high voltage and low voltage disciplines.


Bob Skilton

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Bob has over 35 years experience within military and civilian industry as a M&E engineer. His career has encompassed aeronautical engineering, maintainance management, bomb disposal and project management.


Ron Hayden

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Ron is a Senior Electrical training consultant with over 12 years experience, working within the electrical industry covering installations, inspection, and testing. He started out his career as an engineer at a spring engineering company, where he gained a lot of hands on experience. For the past eight years, his time has been spent with large water organisations including; Thames, South West Water, Yorkshire and United Utilities. Further to this, he has also worked for SSE as a Senior Authorised Person up to 11 Kv, and as an Authorised Person up to 132 Kv for seven years. Ron is based at our southern office in Slough.

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