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Cable Avoidance Tool Training Course

(CAT & Genny)

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A Cable Avoidance Tool training course (CAT & Genny), can be provided for both novice and experienced operatives during this one day course.

Ratio: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 Day

Aim
To provide the knowledge for working safely and efficiently in the work place or on site, and the avoidance of underground services when excavating

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines
Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998
Pre operational checks
Demonstrate correct way to hold locating tool
The function and operation of all controls of the cable avoidance tool (CAT)
Inspection and maintenance of the equipment
Correct search procedures
Sweep the area and record findings
Demonstrate pinpointing and tracing
End of search checks

Variations
Cat and Genny (Radio detection)
RD400
Other

Course requirements
A room for the theory session and safe area for the practical session, with use of the CAT & Genny
A plan of the area where the practical session is to take place, to verify to the candidate he has correctly found the underground services (Service plans).

Certification & Validation
The Cable Avoidance Tool training course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card
NPORS registration and plastic ID card N304 Cable Avoidance Tool training course

cable avoidance tool training course

You may also be interested in our Safety at Street and Roadworks course or Excavator courses which are under the Plant Operator section.

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