Cat & Genny

We work on a flexible basis to meet our customers' needs, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
  • Introduction to Underground Services
  • HSG 47 overview and associated legislation
  • Basic principles of locating and avoidance of underground services
  • Reading and understanding site plans
  • Inspection of Cable Avoidance Tools
  • Use a Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Signal Generator (Genny)
  • Appreciation of difficulties associated with underground service avoidance
  • Identify risks and hazards associated with underground service avoidance including PPE
  • Storage and maintenance of equipment
  • Safe digging practices and marking guidelines.

Course Details

Provider: NPORS

Level: Novice

Duration: 1 Day

The course consists of 1 days training to include theory and practical training.

  • The Cable Avoidance Basic Operator course for Underground Cable Avoidance has been designed for operatives who are required to locate underground services as part of a safe system of work for excavation
  • It is essential for anyone involved in excavation work on construction sites, roads or industrial estates etc
  • The course will provide learners with the necessary skills required to locate underground services using utility drawings, including the use and maintenance of a CAT and Genny as a Basic Operator (BO).

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English
  • Over the age of 16.

Any course queries give us a call

01446 744775


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