CAT & Genny training course

Buried services are a major hazard to construction workers. Any excavations which have been poorly planned could cause cable or pipe damage, leading to expensive repairs or even injury to workers.

The CAT is used to detect these underground services so that they can be avoided. It detects buried live power cables and other metallic pipes by locating their magnetic field, from which the ground can then be marked to show their layout.

For non-powered cables a Generator (Genny) combined with a CAT can be used to find them and estimate depth.

What is the course and what does it include?
The course is designed to build understanding of the CAT and Genny tools, their importance, and how to use them safely. The course involves both theory and practical elements, including:
  • When and why you need to use a CAT and/or Genny
  • What are CAT and Genny’s and how to safely use them
  • How to start when you don’t have any idea where the pipe/cable is located
  • Regulations and legislation
  • Who can use a CAT and Genny
  • Safe systems of work

Group Bookings

Make a booking for 6 or more employees and we can run an abrasive wheel course on a date that suits you.

PLUS – you’ll also receive a 10% discount on your booking!

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Southern Power Tools  were chosen as my supplier because of the excellent customer service and advice, their choice of alternative items was impressive and delivery was very quick.

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Mick Southouse, MOD

We’ve dealt with SPT for over 2 years.  In this time they have consistently delivered a comprehensive service, delivering thousands of items for me.  Whether I need power tools, surveying equipment or simply need advice, SPT has been the go-to choice for my needs.

Highly recommend them

Fast, efficient, knowledgeable and friendly service, I’ve never had to chase for a price or a delivery in the 18 months I’ve been using them.

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