Cable Avoidance Systems
(CAT & Genny)

The Cable Avoidance Systems Course (CAT & Genny Training) will train the course candidate to locate underground services and identify types of cable avoidance equipment and signal.

Practical skills will be enhanced along with knowledge of site safety awareness and the importance of marking out of services prior to any excavations being carried out.


The basic course syllabus includes…

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Introduction of Specific Equipment – CAT & Genny Component Parts
Pre-use Checks of Locator and Modes
Ground Hazards and Location of Source
Positioning and Correct Techniques
Practical Use at the Work Area
Trouble Shooting
Practical Test
Theory Test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Novice Operative Course: 1 day

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of…

6 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x CAT & Genny

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