CAT and Genny Training Course - CAT 4 Plus courses

Course Description

Price: £95.00 + VAT Per Person 

Course Duration: Half Day

Start Time: 8am

Maximum Instructor/Delegate Ratio: 1:12

Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory & Practical Training and Assessment - CAT 4 Plus

Prerequisite: None

Awarding Body: Skyward Training 

Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper, Verbal Questioning and Practical Skills Assessment.

Certification: Each successful delegate will receive an Certificate of Training and ID Card (valid for 3 years)

Course Summary:

Our CAT 4 Plus and Genny Training Course delivers 4 hours of theory and practical instruction.It provides delegates with the essential knowledge
needed to safely and correctly operate a Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) along with a Signal Generator (GENNY) when tracing underground services to meet the guidance from HSG 47 for Avoiding Danger from Underground Services.

The course involves hands on use of the actual locators to detect and trace the route of buried underground services. This will cover the different types of buried services that exist, current legislation and best practice concerning detecting buried services, the safety implications of not using a locator and associated ancillary equipment, use of local utility plans, observation of evidence in the street etc.

Who Should Attend The Course:

Our CAT and Genny training courses are suitable for anyone involved in excavation work including excavation operators, utilities personnel and supervisors and managers. No previous experience is necessary although some practical experience of groundwork and excavations would be beneficial.

What Will You Get From The CAT and Genny CourseWhen carrying out any excavation work for utility or other purposes, it is important to ensure that all underground services are effectively located and avoided. This popular course includes the following:The reasons for using locators


Range of features available on CATs (inc C-Scope & CAT4)
The theory of locating services
Range of modes

Depth measurements

An outside practical session using a range of equipment


Course Dates

July 2021

Skyward Training Ltd Unit 29 Bates Road Harold Wood Essex , RM3 0JH 14 Jul 1 Day 7 Book Now