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"Bring a spark back into your life with this unique PAT Testing business model from Readymade Business 4 U!"

Pat Testing Business OpportunityWelcome to our Portable Appliance Testing business model. Like all of our business models, PAT Testing is a tried and tested concept and with our many years of experience, and the research we put into every business model we launch, we know with our help you'll have a great start and a secure future with Readymade Business 4 U.

What Is PAT Testing?

PAT Testing (Portable Appliance Testing) is testing that portable electrical devices are safe for use in the commercial environment.

PAT Testing Legal Requirements

There is NO specific legal requirement to have your portable appliances tested.

However, there IS a legal requirement for all employers and self employed people to make sure that their equipment is SAFE by the Electricity at Work regulations 1989 , which impose upon the employer the duty to check and inspect at regular intervals all their electrical equipment and installations.

"The best way to do this is to inspect and test on a regular basis"

This demand for electrical testing and appliance testing could easily by filled by a PAT testing technician (you) after going through PAT training on one of our PAT testing courses.

But remember, the law makes it quite clear that the employer or self employed person is responsible for health and safety.

But if you are an employer and you blatantly ignore "health and safety" risks and then have an accident, you would certainly be in trouble!

"This is why most companies have their equipment tested on a regular basis"

Hence why there is excellent money to be made "Part Time" PAT Testing companies electrical devices with your own PAT testing service.

Readymade Business 4 U will fully set-up your business, including certificate training, all professional equipment and even assist with customers to start you off!

Our expert team with over 20 years experience will have your business up and running within weeks with no fuss and customers from day one!

PAT Testing (Portable Appliance Testing) is simply testing portable electrical equipment is safe for health and safety reasons. Most companies take this very seriously, as their insurance could be invalid, and if a claim is made, and faulty equipment was to blame, this could have serious implications for that business.

So, hence they have their equipment tested on a regular basis, usually every 6 months to 1 year, depending on usage and conditions.

"With our help obtaining local contracts for you, you'll have a flying start"

You'll be calling on local companies and able to offer them a full professional PAT Testing service. You can operate the Portable Appliance Testing business model in your spare time, part time or even full time if you choose! Testing only takes a few minutes per item and you can charge per item or by the hour if there are many items to test, especially with larger companies. As a PAT testing technician, the possibilities are endless.

"Run in your spare time, part time or even full time if you choose"

PAT testing course - PAT tester course

"Excellent earning potential from this exciting PAT Testing business model"

You can charge anywhere between £0.50p - £2.00 per electrical appliance tested.

Typically the more appliances you test, the lower the price per appliance you charge.

Or, you may wish to charge an hourly rate, especially on large numbers.

Here is a chart to give you an idea of the potential earnings working only a few hours per day, including travel.

Monday200 items tested£150.007 hours
Tuesday50 items tested£65.002 hours
Wednesday75 items tested£80.002.5 hours
Thursday15 items tested£20.000.5 hours
Friday100 items tested£100.003.5 hours

Total Items 440

Total Earnings: £415.00

Hours Worked: 15 hours 30 minutes

This is just a very conservative example of the potential of this business, some companies can have thousands of items; just one large contract can keep you very busy! And with our help, who knows; we could get you some lucrative contracts from day one.

Simply put, it averages out at £1.00 per item, 1000 items a week = £1,000.00 per week!

To obtain 500 or 1000 items per week is not un-realistic, if you just sit and think how many businesses there are?

4.5 million in this country, how many are in your area? How many appliances does each one have?

Then you can see it is very realistic to easily obtain 200 or 300 items per week, that £200-£300 per week, working only a few hours per week in your own time!

"Let's face it, it's not a hard job and we'll help you all the way"


Any appliance which needs testing is anything with a plug attached to it. It should also be portable.

A Personal Computer for example, has a monitor, power lead, speakers and maybe an multi-socket extension to test.

Other examples include Kettles, Irons, Leads, Cables, Monitors, Treadmills and Printers.. the list goes on!

Additional Earning Potential

Another way to add to your income is to carry with you a supply of the regular everyday electrical devices that you will test on a daily basis, as many of them will fail and will need replacing or repairing. Kettles, toasters, irons, leads, etc! Then if one fails you can supply them with a new one and make extra income. Many companies like the ease of this and the faulty or un-safe item gets replaced immediately.

Another good way to maximise your income is to contact your electronic local repair centre (We can do this for you) and arrange a deal with them to repair items that are faulty, like printers, computers, etc! These can be expensive and companies like them to be repaired sometimes. Again, you simply take the item away for repair, the repair centre fixes it, they charge you the agreed price and you add on your profit for the price agreed with the company and there you have it, another profit addition to your business. This way you offer a complete service to companies, from testing, repair and replacement!

"We have many ideas to maximise your profits, that's why we are here, to help you all the way"

We are committed to delivering a quality service to all of our customers. To reflect this all our training courses are both NICEIC and NAPIT – The National Association of Professional Inspectors & Testers. All engineers have undertaken a NAPIT technical assessment and we are subject to regular inspection.

This includes the following:-

  • Full 1 or 2 day certified City & Guilds 2377 training course. Training course length will depend on your ability. Basic understanding of electrical devices, like how to wire a plug
  • correctly, will only need a 1 day course.
  • Metrel professional PAT tester kit, includes:-
    • Metrel Gamma PAT Pro 1
    • PAT Link Pro Software & Download Cable
    • PAT Log Book 1
    • 500 PASSED Labels
    • 500 FAILED Lables
  • One-page template website with 12 months hosting and domain name (2 year registration) included
  • 0844/3 digital answering system - It takes calls professionally when you're not there, diverts to mobiles, plays music, emails you, etc! It's like having your own secretary.
  • Printing package, includes leaflet's and business cards all full designed.
  • 12 months liability insurance
  • Marketing campaign in your chosen local area, to help gain contracts and obtain customers from day one.
  • On-going help and support.
PAT Testing Franchise


  • Full training to City and Guilds 2377 level with our PAT testing course
  • No experience needed
  • Excellent product- secure future
  • Low cost investment for maximum rewards
  • Full marketing campaign to assist you with customers from day one
  • No royalties or on-going costs – It's your business
  • FREE - Affiliate Program to earn on-going commission

ONLY £4,995 + VAT

The training centres for our PAT tester course are nationwide, please see the list below:-

  • Cambridgeshire
  • Derbyshire
  • Essex
  • Kent
  • Lancashire
  • Lincolnshire
  • South Yorkshire
  • Thames Valley
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire

Thank you for taking the time to read this information!