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CAG Cat And Genny

Locating underground services, such as electricity and gas, during excavation work is not only essential to the health and safety of operatives working on an excavation it is also vital to prevent costly disruptions during construction and civil engineering projects.


Relevant health and safety legislation



Site plans and hazard avoidance


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will typically be provided with a certificate of training and ID card

Course Details

Who Attends?
This CAT and Genny course addresses techniques and precautions for safe working prior to excavating highways, footpaths etc. The course emphasises the need to use CAT and Genny together and the need for Operatives to undertake the function check at periodic intervals.
The Aim?
The course involves hands on use of the actual locators to detect and trace the route of buried underground services. This will cover the different types of buried services that exist, current legislation and best practice concerning detecting buried services, the safety implications of not using a locator and associated ancillary equipment, use of local utility plans, observation of evidence in the street etc.
Course Content
  • Identify the components of the CAT & Genny
  • State the function of each component part
  • Identify the correct procedures for obtaining the best results from the Cat & Genny
  • Identify the types of plant that cannot be located by the CAT used without the Genny
  • Identify the types of plant that cannot be located bt the CAT and Genny when used together
  • Demonstrate the safe techniques for: using the CAT to detect pipes and cables located inderground using power (p), radio (r) & genny (g); signal with the Genny in both induction and connection mode; operating the function check
Methods Used

Delegates will be assessed continuously during the course and via multiple choice exam paper

Additional Information

Half day course


CMT Certificate and ID Card


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“The training went very well, at a good steady pace throughout. I had excellent support which without I wouldn’t have got through the course.On various courses with different training providers, I never got this level of support throughout and even felt neglected at times.

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