Location of Underground Services CAT & Genny
Location of Underground Services and Using a CAT & Genny
Who’s the Course For?
This course is for anyone who carries out or oversees excavation work and needs to ensure any underground services are clearly located.
Half a Day – FaCT course and certification
Lantra Awards Training and Assessment Course 1-day
This course is delivered Online via our live online learning platform at our training centre in the midlands. Alternatively, we can come to you and deliver the course at your venue f anywhere in the UK.
Candidates who successfully complete the course and pass the assessment will gain a FaCT Certificate of Achievement, which is valid for 3 years. This training is delivered in line with the Health & Safety Executives HSG 47 guidance notes on Avoid Dangers from Underground Services
FaCT also offer the Lantra Awards Approved Course, with a Lantra Awards Certificate and Skills Identification Card
FaCT deliver this course using gCAT4+ Cable Avoidance Tools with a Genny 4, however a range of different models and types of CAT and signal generators can be covered. Also included in the course is the use of Flexi-trace to locate ducting.
What does the course cover?
Safe systems of work when carrying out excavation work
Understanding the risk and implications of damaging underground services
H & S legislation relating to excavations and underground services
How to identify different types of service
Permits to dig
Utility service plans
Understanding the principles of a Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Genny
Operational modes of a CAT & Genny
How to use the CAT & Genny
Flexi-trace to locate ducting and drains
Site scanning practices and methods
Implications and actions of damaging a service