Cable avoidance equipment (CAT and Genny)

£425.00 Ex.Vat

Damaged cables can cost a business thousands of pounds and can also cause death or injury to workers.  This cable avoidance equipment (CAT and Genny) training course is designed to train delegates in the use of cable avoidance tools (CAT) along with a Signal Generator (GENNY) when tracing underground services.


The Cable Avoidance Equipment (CAT and Genny) training course complies with Regulation 9 (1) of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. The aim of this cable avoidance course is to train supervisors and operatives who are assigned the responsibility of locating underground services in the safe use of a cable avoidance tool and Genny.

Who should attend?

Anyone who has to use a cable avoidance tool to locate services, any supervisors/managers overseeing this operation.

On successful completion of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Safely use a cable avoidance tool
  • Identify risk to themselves and others
  • Correctly use a Genny
  • Use the correct method of locating services
  • Locate and mark out service runs.

This training can be carried out in-house at your premises, this offers the ability to train multiple members of staff at the same time in an environment where they feel comfortable. It also means that you save time away from the workplace and save money on travel and accommodation. All of our courses can be tailored to meet your requirements and reflect your business needs, for more information call us on 03456 122 144.

There is a practical element to this course where you will undertake a classroom based exercise.