CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) Training Course

Great Harwood / North West Region | Tue 1st Feb 2022 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Great Harwood Venue
  • £80 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
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  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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Good news, this Cat & Genny (Cable Avoidance) course which is due to take place in Great Harwood on the 1st Feb has already achieved the minimum delegate numbers required in order for it to definitely take place and can therefore be Booked & Paid for Online.

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Course Information

Competence training in the use of cable locators is widely recognised as one of the key steps to reducing cable strikes. So any person working on the roads, people who are setting out before a build, surveyors and any person excavating areas should be trained in the correct use of cable locators....

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.

Joining Instructions

- Please bring a pen, a copy of your ID &; National Insurance Number

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..


Training Venue

Parking available. Refreshments provided

Training venue location and streetview links can be found here.


3 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..

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.

Group Bookings

If you have an enquiry or a need to train 4 or more persons, then why not ask us to deliver you a private Cat & Genny (Cable Avoidance) course either on your premises or at one of our nearby training centres on any date that's convenient to you?

The price per person is always comparible if not better than joining one of our open course events and you will benefit from the added convenience of not only selecting the date and venue, but we'll also tailor certain elements of the training to your specific application..

In addition to that, if your delegate numbers are low and you don't have an urgent need to have the training in the next few weeks, then talk to us about setting up an open event near to you on a date of your choosing. The course will definitely go ahead as scheduled and you won't need to travel. Minimum 2 delegates.

Whatever your general requirement, make an enquiry here.


Real Customer Reviews

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Leigh F – Thu 5th May 2022:

Fun teacher....!

Bruno C – Thu 5th May 2022:

Every delegate said the CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) session which took place at the Bolton venue recently was cool, compliments to the chef. haha.

Steven M – Wed 4th May 2022:

A very rewarding experience...

Peter H – Thu 28th Apr 2022:


Paul R – Mon 25th Apr 2022:

Session which took place in Wigan was of a high standard.

Mr O – Sat 23rd Apr 2022:

In short the class / course held at the Wigan training centre was rewarding. My account manager was Nicoleta.

Chris B – Tue 19th Apr 2022:

The learning gained on the Cable Avoidance Tool class / course which took place in Wigan was easy to grasp. Trainer perfect.. Nicoleta thanks..!

Joseph D – Tue 19th Apr 2022:

The learning gained on the training session was much appreciated. Perfect way to manage training..

Craig W – Mon 18th Apr 2022:

Tutorage on the training session held at the Bolton training centre was kudos.

Lian Y – Sat 16th Apr 2022:

Full of well prepared material...