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Cable Avoidance
CAT & Genny

This one day training course is designed for any person working on the roads, setting out before a build, surveying or any  person excavating an area where pipes or cables may be buried underground.


Course prerequisite: None

Certificating Body: NPORS

Course Length: 1 day

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £100 + Certification Cost . In house prices available at clients own site. 

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 6

At the end of the course trainees will understand:-

Safety Awareness:  

  1. Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – Sections 2, 7 & 8. 
  2. The Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  3. Function and Operation of all Controls.
  4. Correct Search Procedures.

Pre-operational Checks:

  • Insert Battery Pack, Switch on, Test Location Tool & Generator, Inspect for Damage/Serviceability
  • Demonstrated correct way to hold locating tool/generator.
  • Swept area for underground apparatus & recorded any findings.
  • Demonstrated Pinpointing and Tracing in ‘P’ Mode.
  • Demonstrated Pinpointing and Tracing in ‘R’ Mode.
  • Demonstrated Induction using Generator.
  • Demonstrated Direct Connection
  •  Inspect all equipment used for Defects, Clean Equipment, Stow Equipment Away Correctly, and Remove Battery Pack.

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