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.

NPORS accredited

Our Location

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