Unit 001 – Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus – £166.52 + VAT per candidate

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Date(s) - 21/06/2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Lodgemore Training Centre

who is it for?

This course of training and assessment is designed for personnel who in the normal course of their work need to locate and correctly identify under-ground services, using service plans and cable avoiding tools.

Aims & Objectives:

To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to correctly locate and identify a range of underground services, candidates will be assessed against City and Guilds standards for Unit 001. On completion of this training course candidates should have the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure that work carried out meets industry standards. The City & Guilds unit 221 will be awarded to successful candidates.

Course Content:

• Introduction, aim and objectives

• The application of MindSafety

Legislation, regulation and guidance associated to excavation works

• The consequences for getting it wrong

Understanding the principles and limits of electromagnetic locators

• Sources of information (Operators Manual)

• Factors effecting underground service location

• Identify a range of underground services and apparatus

Understanding the features and functions of cable avoiding tools

Preuse inspection, operational test and calibration requirements

Ancillary equipment used to enhance search and location (Sondes and Clamps)

• Site observation and above ground indicators

Identification and Interpretation of different underground service plans, including colour coding and NJUG symbols

Practical use of Cat & Genny to accurately locate a range of services

Practical Search procedures and location marking techniques (above & below ground)

• Damage identification and reporting procedures

• City & Guilds unit 001 assessment

Duration: 1 Day

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