The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 state 'as may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger'. This City & Guilds 2377-77 course will train personnel that are responsible for the management and scheduling of PAT testing, as well as the practical application of portable appliance tests, which includes visual inspections and instrument tests. This course is based on the updated Code of Practice for the In-service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment (IET 5th Edition).
This programme covers the following topic areas
The Law and the scope of the legislation
Training for competence
Electrical equipment, instruments
In-service inspection and testing, inspection and recording
For the benefit of learners City & Guilds state: 'It is expected that candidates attempting either qualification should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete this programme.' City & Guilds Qualification Handbook: June 2008. To enable learners to determine their own suitability for this course, those wishing to should complete the CWA Pre-course self-assessment - 2377
The College of West Anglia offers many opportunities to continue studying from entry level through to degrees at University Centre West Anglia. Some of the courses available for those who have successfully completed this course include:
City & Guilds 2382-18 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (King's Lynn)
Portable Appliance Testing Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment City & Guilds 2377
How is my course assessed?
Delegates will be given a copy of the IET Code of Practice for In-Service Inspection of Electrical Equipment. All candidates are assessed via one on-line multiple choice 30 and 45 question examination - City & Guilds 2377-77 is an Open Book examination. There is also a separate practical assessment in the use of portable appliance testers, to test an item of equipment. This course is delivered at our King's Lynn campus over 2 consecutive days plus additional attendance for online examinations.
This course takes place regularly throughout the year, please enquire for our next date.