CAT & Genny

CAT & Genny

Course Info

Course Duration: 1 day
Attendees: 1-10
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

All operatives responsible for locating and recording of services


Advance Training Certificate

Refresher Period

3 Yearly

Additional Information

Theory and practical on the correct and safe use Cable avoidance tools including generator, CAT & Genny

Recommended Progression


Course Aims

• Identify different types of underground services.
• Use pipe and cable locators. (CAT & Genny 4+)
• Safely operate a basic Cable Avoidance Tool and Genny.
• Demonstrate an awareness of methods concerning the detection of underground services.
• Select and understand cable plans.
• Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation

Course Summary

• Relevant regulations/legislation
• Review of HSG 47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services
• Identifying underground apparatus and supporting utilities
• Map reading and identification of legends
• Practical map scale of apparatus
• DVD (Dead or Alive)
• Trial holes
• Introduction to CAT and Genny
• DVD (CAT and Genny Training)
• Locating cable run
• Situations relevant to and injuries from, hitting different utilities

Available Dates

  1. Mon, 24th Apr 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1 Day
  2. Mon, 8th May 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1 Day
  3. Mon, 19th Jun 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1 Day


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS