CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) Training Course

Swansea / Wales and West Region | Thu 22nd Apr 2021
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Swansea Venue
  • £184 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed

  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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In order to receive a quote for this Cable Avoidance Tool training course please start by completing our enquiry form. A personalised quote and ways in which to book will then be supplied.

To avoid disappointment, we'll confirm that the course is going ahead as scheduled and that there is still space remaining for your required number of delegates before accepting your booking. We aim to respond to all enquiries the same day.

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.

Joining Instructions

Photo Id is required on day of training

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

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

Training venue location and streetview links can be found here.


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..

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 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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Gwen J – Thu 11th Feb 2021:

Training day which took place at the Swansea venue recently was outstanding.

Jason B – Tue 9th Feb 2021:

Company booked me on the wrong course

Stuart F – Mon 8th Feb 2021:

Difficult for non English speaker

Cosmin J – Sun 7th Feb 2021:

The learning gained at the Xyz training session was valuable. Excellent tutor. . Having Karen on hand was really helpful.

Paul M – Thu 4th Feb 2021:

Most useful...

Jon H – Mon 1st Feb 2021:

Training conducted on our site was motivational and valuable.

Me – Thu 28th Jan 2021:

Training which took place at the Merthyr Tydfil venue recently was a very rewarding experience. Id recommend it to anyone..

Linda E – Fri 22nd Jan 2021:

Training day conducted on our site was really informative, worth attending. Got to hand it to them, good . Kept informed nicely by Karen Fraser.

James C – Sat 16th Jan 2021:

Big hand...

Jason J – Mon 11th Jan 2021:

Thoroughly enjoyable....