Compass Community School Victoria Park – electrical equipment testing in schools

Here at Hawkesworth, we carry out over seven million electrical equipment tests (also known as PAT tests) a year. A large amount of these tests take place in schools, colleges and universities across the country.

One of the schools we carry out testing for is Compass Community School Victoria Park.

About Compass Community School Victoria Park

Compass Community School Victoria Park is located in Tipton in the West Midlands. The school supports vulnerable pupils and students, helping them not only achieve educational qualifications but also develop as young people.

The problem

Schools in England are 1.7 times more likely to suffer a fire than other commercial buildings. This means thorough electrical equipment testing in an academic environment is vital to identify old, faulty and malfunctioning equipment.

Another issue schools face is all electrical equipment testing ideally needs to be carried out outside of school hours to prevent the risk of disruption to students. This can sometimes be inconvenient and costly.

The solution

We test a wide range of equipment at Compass Community School Victoria Park, from televisions and computer monitors through to the microwaves and kettles in the staff room.

After testing, we provide detailed records that specify which equipment has passed and failed inspection, helping the school keep tabs on what is working safely and what they need to replace.

With Compass Community School Victoria Park, we start our testing early in the morning. This means we can be in and out of the school as quickly as possible; all while still providing a high-quality service.

We carry out work out of hours at no extra charge, helping schools keep to a tight and efficient budget.

A dedication to customer care

Jade Dennis, Deputy Head Teacher at Compass Community School Victoria Park is delighted with the high-quality service our engineer provides.

She said: “The Hawkesworth engineer was very professional, thorough and efficient when they attended our school. We were pleased with the service and we’d definitely use Hawkesworth to carry out our PAT testing in the future.”

We’re pleased to provide exceptional customer service, not just to Compass Community School Victoria Park but to all our customers.

All our staff and engineers are experienced in providing an efficient and seamless service. We provide additional extra touches similar companies do not offer, such as out of hours testing at no extra charge, as well as a free reminder service.

If you'd like to find out more about PAT testing in your school, college or university - contact us today for your free, no-obligation quote.