J19 PAT Certificate examplePAT testing can be quite a technical subject.

We apologise if you do not know all of the terms included in this website.

So here are some explanations – but if you are still flumaxed give us a call and we will try to explain further.

PAT Testing –  Portable appliance testing  – the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use.

HSE – Health and Safety Executive – the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in England and Wales and Scotland.

IET – The Institution of Engineering and Technology Formed by the joining together of the IEE ( Institution of Electrical Engineers) and the IIE (Institution of Incorporated Engineers)

FAQ – Frequently asked question

IEE Code of Practice for In Service inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment – Guidelines for PAT Testing from the guys that know, and the basis of the City & Guilds “competence” examinations.