CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance)

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Health and Safety, Street Works

Course Information

To provide awareness and competence training in the use of cable locators as this is widely recognised as one of the key steps to reducing cable strikes.

Who Should Attend

Cable Avoidance and Service Location (CAT & Genny) training is designed for any person working on the roads, setting out before a build, surveying and any other person excavating an area where pipes or cables may be hidden underground.

Course Agenda

- On completion of this course delegates will understand the reasons for using locators
- Simple ways to locate street lighting cables
- Location of bends
- Location of junctions
- Identification of utilities
- Service connections
- Locating through concrete reinforcing
- Depth measurement (where applicable)
- Using Sondes for non metallic pipes and practical work
- Hands on locating using receiver; transmitter and accessories.


Available as an open course at over 50 venues nationwide or as a private / inhouse course on client premises.


5 year accreditation by XYZ Training Group Ltd, a company trusted to deliver this course to many of the UK's largest construction groups. Photo ID cards available on request.

Open Courses & Public Events

Open / Public CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) training courses taking place across the UK. Book and pay securely online and receive immediate confirmation, receipt and full joining instructions by return. No payment or credit card fees. Lowest price guaranteed

More Information

This is a half day assessment combining both written and practical assessment of cable avoidance and underground services. As a half day course, you can combine this course with any other of our half day courses to create a full days training for little or no extra cost. Why not combine a cable avoidance course with perhaps our basic health and safety course, meaning you get two separate courses delivered on the same day.
XYZ Training Group has the largest selection of Cable Avoidance training courses across the UK. Accredited training starts at £50 per person.

Course Availability

In addition to a comprehensive open course schedule, CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) training is also available on client premises or at one of our training venues as a private course - provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, complete the form below in order to receive our quotation for your training.

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CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance)
Part of our Street Works range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 1/2 Day
  • Max Class Size 8
  • Average Price (Guide Per Person)
  • 1 - 4 persons £125


  • 8 persons on site - half day
  • 16 persons on site - AM/PM

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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