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    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

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Cat & Genny Training ( Cable Avoidance Tool )

Cat and Genny


The aim of cable avoidance tools (CAT & Genny) training is to provide both site operatives and construction supervisors with the skills and knowledge to effectively and safely carry out cable avoidance work.

Who Should Attend?

The Safe Use of Cable Avoidance Location Equipment is a training programme that is purposely designed for supervisors and any operatives who are assigned the responsibility of locating underground apparatus for construction, repair or maintenance work on any roadways and highways in the UK.

Course Overview

  • Basic working principles of location and avoidance of installed underground services. Hazard identification procedures and the key risks associated with these.
  • Reading and correctly interpreting construction site plans.
  • Practical and safe use of equipment.

Successful completion of the CAT & Genny training course will allow candidates to:

  • Identify all potential risks to both themselves and others.
  • Read and fully understand any site plan.
  • Operate cable avoidance tools safely and effectively, in order to locate and/or avoid  exsisting underground apparatus.

CAT & Genny Training Course Duration

Half Day

Maximum Delegates

8 Candidates


In-House certificates or National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS)


CITP Ltd, Budds Plantation, Baughurst Road, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PJ or on your own site 


Dates and Costs


15/07/2021, 08/09/2021 & 03/11/2021

Available CITB Grant = £30.00p/p

Call 01189 700 200 for any further information about our CAT & Genny training course, or simply email for our training locations.