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LUS Location & Avoidance Of Underground Apparatus

A 1 day training course designed for operatives who need to identify the location of underground services; gas, water, sewerage, electric cables and other structures.
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Learn

Acquire new skills to identify underground structures.

Z

Understand

Greater understanding of the risks associated with striking underground services

Certification

Issued with a CMT ID Card and Certificate of attendance that is valid for five years

Course Details

Who Attends?
The Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus training course is designed for operatives who need to identify the location of underground services; gas, water, sewerage, electric cables and other structures.
The Aim?
This course is designed to allow the candidate to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to successfully locate and avoid underground utilities apparatus and highways services. The delegate will know how to interpret plans, and confirm that the plans used correspond with details of the work site. They will be able to identify the different types of underground utilities apparatus and highways services that are encountered prior to carrying out excavation, and to identify the risks and implications of damage to underground utilities apparatus and highways services. The delegate must also show that they can use pipe and cable location equipment to locate underground utilities apparatus and highways services.
Course Content
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Review of HSG 47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services
  • Identifying underground apparatus and supporting utilities
  • Map reading and identification of legends
  • Practical map scale of apparatus Trial holes
  • Introduction to CAT and Genny
  • Locating cable run
  • Situations relevant to and injuries from, hitting different utilities
Methods Used

A high proportion of hands on demonstrations and practical exercises, as well as a hand-out pack. Assessment will be by written test paper and observations during the course.

Additional Information

Delegates should provide their own PPE including, hi-vis, gloves, protective footwear, safety glasses and hard hat.

Delegates should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.

Certification

On completion of the course, delegates will be issued with a CMT ID Card and Certificate of attendance that is valid for five years.

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Date

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“Excellent customer service, extremely knowledgeable and really helpful in responding to training queries. We would definitely recommend CMT”

Marie, Riteweld Engineering

“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.

The Fulbourn centre has excellent facilities which were great to learn and develop in.”

Dale, Bouygues

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