Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) - Day SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This qualification is aimed at those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment.  It also allows those with an administrative responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.

Cost:  £180.00

Entry requirements

It is expected that candidates attempting this qualification should be familiar with electrical systems and hazards of electricity in order to satisfactorily complete these qualifications.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Face to face

How long will my course last?

12 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This will allow students to progress into employment or to the following City and Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in the Requirements of Electrical Installations BS 7671 (2382);
  • Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations (2394)
  • Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2395)
  • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396)

Career opportunities are varied within the electrical industry.

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Apply for Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) - Day SVQ3

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

To find out more call 01738 877813 or email shortcourses.perth@uhi.ac.uk