Landlords and Commercial Business owners have a duty of care to ensure electrics are safe and in full working order at the start of a tenancy and Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is a recommended way to maintain your equipment in a safe and compliant manner. Depending on the licensing and insurance conditions of a property, PAT testing may or may not be mandatory.
In this online Bitesize training session, you will gain an insight into the Law and the Code of Practice for in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment, protective equipment, equipment and their construction, practical user checks and inspection and testing – formal visual and combined.
In this session, delegates will:
- Understand why PAT tests are required
- Understand who can PAT test
- Understand the Code of Practice, types of equipment, class of equipment and their construction, visual inspection and combined inspection and testing
- Be aware and have due regard for your own safety and that of others from the hazards of electrical supply and equipment
- Understand the testing requirements along with test results
- Do stickers on appliances justify a PAT test?
- Know about the various documents and apps that can be used to demonstrate safe appliances
Who should attend
- This training is particularly relevant to those who deal with licensed commercial properties
- There is also a requirement in the rental and HMO marketplace
- Environmental health dealing with hotels, parks, caravans and parks, rental, Air BnB, shops, supermarkets, hairdressers
- There are numerous landlords and commercial business owners who are required to have PAT testing in place, especially from an insurance perspective
CPD: 2 hours