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PAT Testing

PAT Testing stickers © Rapid ElectronicsMany school science technicians are required to undertake Portable Appliance Testing from time to time or as part of their contracted workload. This section contains information that PAT testers may find useful. There is also a section titled ‘Portable Appliance Testing’ in our forums where anyone can post questions or issues regarding PAT testing.

Before undertaking a Portable Appliance Test, seek professional advice or refer to the code of practice for in-service testing for all settings, levels and advice. This section is for information only.

In this section we will be referring to the procedure as 'PAT testing' We know that actually means ‘portable appliance testing testing’ but it is how it is generally referred to and listed as on many websites and books.

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