C&G 2377-77 Level 3

Award in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment


This is the C&G 2377-77 PAT testing course which now covers a wider range of Electrical Equipment Testing (EET Testing) and has been updated by C&G in November 2020.

This is the brand new 2-day course launched by C&G in 2020 and replaces the previous C&G 2377-22 and 2377-32 Qualifications with one simple unified qualification. The courses include both a theory and practical elements.

Learn how to test portable electrical appliances with a qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing.  Aimed at practicing electricians this qualification will help and progress individuals within the Electrotechnical industry. A qualification in Electrical Equipment Maintenance and Testing is for practising electricians who want to progress in their career or move on to further study.

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Course Info

This course covers everything necessary for candidates to gain the City and Guilds Level 3 in the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (ISITEE).  The course includes both theoretical and practical elements with an online multiple-choice test and assess practical assignments.


Course Sections:


  • How to navigate the Code of Practice (COP)
  • Definitions used within the COP
  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
  • The Scope of the COP – What equipment is covered what is not
  • Training and Competence
  • Applicable electrical units of measurement
  • Equipment classifications and construction and methods of achieving safety
  • User Checks
  • Formal visual inspection – What to look for when carrying out an inspecting
  • Test instruments – a. What they do and how they do it, b. Calibration
  • How to carry out inspection and testing
  • The frequency of in-service inspection and testing
  • Reporting and record keeping
  • New and third-party equipment
  • Example risk assessments


Course equipment requirements


Candidates must purchase a copy of the IET Code of Practice for the In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (ISBN 978-0-86341-833-4) and be familiar with its contents as these forms an integral part of the theory, training and assessment.

Course Details

  • Fee: £290.00 + VAT
  • Tutor: Kev & Mark
  • Duration: 2 Day
  • Start: 9am
  • Location: Unit 1, Union Park, Bircholt Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9XT

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Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course.

  1. ​Short Practical Assessment [30 minutes]
  2. Exam 2377-77 PAT Testing exam consists of 50 questions with a time limit of 1 hour 45 minutes. This exam will be conducted at our centre in a comfortable environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is it suitable for?
​This qualification is aimed at those with responsibilities for the maintenance of electrical equipment and for those undertaking practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment. It allows those with the responsibility for the testing and inspection of electrical equipment to gain a qualification suitable to their job role.

This course is for electricians or those with knowledge of electrical installations, appliances and the hazards of electricity who wish to carry out the inspection and testing of in-service electrical equipment. PAT testing training covers a range of appliances plus the regulatory and legal requirements that under-pin the testing and inspection of in-service electrical equipment.
What the course covers?
This City & Guilds 2377 EET / PAT Course covers both management and the practical aspects of PAT testing and is ideal for those looking to offer EET / PAT testing as a service. The course is delivered as follows:

Day 1 – Covers the theory of In-service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment. Reference will be made to the IET Code of Practice. Practical examples will be used and demonstrated throughout. Also, revision exam questions will be used after each training section to cement the knowledge gained and prepare the candidates for the City & Guilds on-line exam.

Day 2 – Day 1 theory revision with one full set of Mock On-line Exam. Practical demonstrations and a chance to use the equipment. This will be followed by the assessments in the afternoon.


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