CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) Training Course

Birmingham / Region | Mon 29th Nov 2021 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Birmingham Venue
  • £115 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 and Genny (Cable Avoidance - Half day) course which is due to take place in Birmingham on the 29th Nov 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

The aim of this course is to cover the basic principles involved in underground locating including an overview of the types of problems encountered and how to solve them. The course is designed for anyone who needs to be able to locate underground services. The course includes: basic principles of electronic pipe location; operation and use of inductive and conductive pipe locators; interpretation of plans and records; identifying suitable equipment and safe working practices; dentify types of underground apparatus e...

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

Joining instructions will be emailed on receipt of course registration. Certificates will not be forwarded until payment has cleared.

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.


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 and Genny (Cable Avoidance - Half day) 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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Sue T – Fri 12th Nov 2021:

Both of us thought the Cable Avoidance Tool session that took place in Allenton recently was of the highest quality. Everything perfect. A good deal of the credit should go to Claudia Mustata.

Hanzu I – Tue 9th Nov 2021:

Assumed id get a certificate the same day

Jane R – Fri 5th Nov 2021:

Motivational and valuable...

James B – Fri 5th Nov 2021:

I thought the training course was one of the best courses I ever took. Good guys. . Having Ian manage my training the best part.

Wayne L – Sat 30th Oct 2021:

In short the CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance) training session that took place in Brierley Hill recently was nothing short of extremely good. Jasmin thanks..!

Richard S – Fri 29th Oct 2021:

Something wholly worth attending...

Michael G – Wed 27th Oct 2021:

Course too detailed

Alan F – Sat 23rd Oct 2021:


James M – Thu 21st Oct 2021:

Dealing with Ian was a pleasure....!

JAMES K – Tue 19th Oct 2021:

Class / course held at the Birmingham training centre was full of well prepared material.