CAT and Genny / Cable Avoidance

NRSWA Unit 1 CAT and Genny / Cable Avoidance

CAT & GennyThe CAT & Genny course is designed to give operatives and supervisors greater knowledge of how to safely conduct cable avoidance operations.

Course length:
Half day

Who is it for:
Supervisors, Operators who conduct cable avoidance.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will:

  • Safe use of cable detector/pipe detector
  • Identify and read Gas/Electricity/Water/Telecom service plans
  • Identify damaged and undamaged underground services using a ground penetrating radar
  • Have an understanding of utility services (guidelines)
  • Locate services using the CAT & Genny
  • Complete plans showing the services you have detected
  • Gain knowledge of the relevant PPE required

What is Required to Pass the CAT & Genny Course?

The tutor splits the course up into a practical and theory session. The tutor delivers the theory element in a classroom in which they will cover a range of PowerPoints, case studies and assignments. Delegates will also have to demonstrate their ability to locate underground services in the practical element of the course. At the end of the course, to show their knowledge and understanding of what they have learned the delegates complete a written paper exam.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must bring- Personal Protective Equipment (as required by your company’s safety policy). 3B Training requires the delegate to wear Safety Footwear, High Visibility Jacket, Safety Helmet as a minimum. 3B also suggest you wear waterproofs.

Contact Us Today

The course is available as an open course date or as an in-house course in our venues nationwide. To book a CAT & Genny training course as an in-house course contact us here or you can email us at [email protected].

CAT & Genny – What are they used for?

The CAT & Genny are vital for those who work in the construction and utility industry to avoid underground services. Find out more about how they work on our informative blog here.

Next Available Courses

Location: Hull (KCOM Craven Park)

Date: 05 Nov 2018

£150.00 + VAT

Location: Doncaster

Date: 22 Nov 2018

£150.00 + VAT

Location: Sheffield

Date: 28 Nov 2018

£150.00 + VAT

Location: Liverpool

Date: 29 Nov 2018

£150.00 + VAT £120.00 + VAT

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