Cable Avoidance Tool

Cable Avoidance Tool & Generator
(Cat & Genny)

Training Courses in our training centre in Hampshire or on-site

Health and Safety

CAT and Genny

Price of Course: £85 + VAT Per person

Duration of Course: 4 hours


Training in the use of cable avoidance tools to locate underground cables and pipes on site. Misuse could result in errors being made, and the possibility of fatal accidents, meaning this course is essential for anybody undertaking ground work. This course will enable candidates to understand fully the correct operation and functions of this equipment.

Course is a half day course (4 hours)

Course Outline:

  • Theory of cable location
  • What the controls and displays indicate on specific scanners
  • Calibrating and pre-use testing 
  • The use of power and radio in sweeping whole area
  • Compatibility between CAT and Genny
  • Correct operational procedures
  • Practical usage outdoors in designated area


The certificate is valid for 3 years.



The maximum number of candidates allowed is 12, It is difficult to run an effective course with less than 4 participants. If run at your premises; smaller numbers can be placed onto one of our open courses.

Safe Training Services offer a wide variety of online training courses. Got a question? Call our specialist training team at our Hampshire office and we will help you get started.

Call 01329 849 097
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