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CAT & Genny Training

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Course Information

  • Duration: Half Day
  • Max Delegates: 10
  • Location: Your Premises
  • Value: £650.00 + VAT
  • Instructor: Various
  • Requirements: No experience necessary

Expert CAT & Genny Tuition

Cable Avoidance Tools, also more commonly known as CAT & Genny equipment, is an instrument used for detecting the presence and approximate location of buried services in advance of undertaking excavation works. A number of types of detecting technology can be employed by such instruments, including use of magnetic fields, radio frequencies, signal generation, metal detectors, ground-penetrating radar and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification).

Our CAT & Genny courses will teach delegates all the underpinning laws, regulations and Health and Safety information as well as the practical skills needed to safely and competently operate a CAT & Genny. CAT & Genny Training is imperative in order to prevent and avoid accidents while excavating.

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Course Content

Delegates will work through the course to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • Have an understanding of the importance of HSG47
  • Interpreting utility plans and symbols
  • Identifying where services are on ground
  • Recognising a range of services commonly found when carrying out excavations
  • Identifying the risks of damage to services and the implications of such damage to Gas, Water and Electricity
  • Using cable location equipment to find and trace underground services
  • Services that cannot be found with conventional cable location equipment
  • Conducting and supervising the activities safely