To Vale Training Services Ltd

Cable Avoidance
CAT & Genny

Course Length ;- One day

Course objectives:

At the end of the course trainees will understand:-

Safety Awareness Session Covering: 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.

Correct Search Procedures.

Pre-operational Checks: Insert Battery Pack, Switch on, Test Location Tool & Generator, Inspect for


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

End of Search: Inspect all equipment used for Defects, Clean Equipment, Stow Equipment Away

Correctly, and Remove Battery Pack.

Date Of Next course: 6th November 2019