Novice course or for experienced operatives using a hand-held Cat & Genny when working on a construction site, demolition, quarry, waste and recycling industries.

objectiveCable Avoidance Tool course objectives N304

  • Relevant Health & safety regulations
  • Understanding operator’s responsibilities
  • Hazards and danger in the work place, risk assessments, SSOW & permits
  • HSG 47 & cable plans
  • Types and uses of Cat & Gennys
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Tracing and identification of underground services & marking
  • Safe finish and storage
  • Theory test
  • Practical test
  • Course close & review

NPORS Photo ID card & Certificate, OR Construction Training Services Certificate.


course durationDuration & Ratios

  • Novice 1 day including test
  • Ratio for training
  • 1 x Instructor
  • 6 x trainees


Training can be carried out on customers premises.

If the customer is supplying equipment it must meet current Health & Safety standards, have relevant LOLER certification (if required) and manufacturers manual. The site must meet NPORS standards for training and testing.

Our Location

Construction Training Services Lynden House,
unit 3 Crystal Business Centre,
47 Knightsdale Road,
Ipswich, IP14JJ
Tel: 07880 704217
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