Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Mon 1 Jul 2019
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Arrival Time:
09:45 AM
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Finish Time:
04:00 PM
Hallmark Hotel Wrexham Llyndir Hall, near Chester, Llyndir Lane, Rossett, Wrexham,
LL12 0AY
More Information:
£205.00 (Non-member) - £175.00 (NLA-member) - £175.00 (UKALA-member)

Event Overview:

Location and logistics
Hallmark Hotel Wrexham Llyndir Hall, near Chester is perfectly located just 7 miles from the historic city of Chester and Wrexham. It is a superb location for business within very easy reach of Chester and Wrexham business parks and very convenient if you are looking to explore the delights of North Wales.

  • Sat nav users: type LL12 0DL into your device
  • Nearest motorway: M53, J12, 2 miles
  • Nearest train station: Chester - 6 miles. Wrexham – 7 miles
  • Nearest airport: Liverpool John Lennon - 30 miles. Manchester International – 40 miles
  • Free car-parking on site (70 spaces)

Course Information

Our one-day Portable Appliance Testing Course teaches you how to carry out vital safety checks on the electrical appliances you provide your tenants with. This comprehensive PAT training ensures you are confident about protecting your tenants’ safety, with your safety as our priority.

Under the Landlord and tenants Act 1985 it is your responsibility to ensure all electrical equipment supplied by you is free of risk of injury to tenants and in full working order at the start of the tenancy and regular safety checks have been carried out during their tenancy to meet your duty of care.

Our course covers both theory and practice. Testing equipment will be available on site for Portable Appliance Testing course attendees. Prior knowledge of PAT testing or electricity is NOT a requirement to attend our PAT course.

Our expert team will:

  • Helps you gain practical experience of PAT testing
  • Explains PAT testing in the domestic environment
  • Teaches you how to use Portable Appliance Testing Equipment
  • Support you at every step of this course

Our THEORY session of PAT training will:

  • Take you through the latest IET code of practice
  • Take you through Health and Safety Executive guidance

During our PRACTICAL session of PAT training you will:

  • Inspect and PAT test a variety of portable electrical appliances with expert guidance
  • Conduct formal, visual and combined checks and labelling

Course content:

  • The legal background
  • Class 1, 11 and 111 appliances
  • Safety risks and typical faults
  • Frequency of testing
  • Fuse ratings and visual inspections
  • Earth bond resistance tests
  • Insulation resistance tests
  • All Portable equipment
  • Handheld equipment
  • Stationary equipment (not fixed)
  • User checks including formal, visual and combined.
  • Reporting

Trainer Profile

Trainer: Melvin Pugh

Melvin has a background in procurement and contract management within the financial services sector and is a full time property professional with over 12 years experience as an accredited landlord. He has a portfolio comprising both single lets, student HMO’s and, more recently, serviced accommodation.

He has developed most of his portfolio using the refurb-to-rent model and along the way has acquired a wealth of experience in refurbishment and construction which he continues to apply his portfolio. He is a qualified domestic electrician, a skill he uses mainly for his own properties and those of friends and associates. Melvin is also a Trainer with the NLA and has presented the NLA Safer Homes & PAT courses to hundreds of NLA members over the past three and a half years. In his free time Melvin enjoys sailing with his wife both in the UK and abroad.