Cat & Genny – Competent Operator – Refresher

Street Works and Civil

Cat & Genny – Competent Operator – Refresher

Who is this for?

This refresher training course is designed for personnel who are trained and experienced in the use of CAT and GENNY location equipment, but would benefit from refresher training.

Cat & Genny – Competent Operator – Refresher Course:

To update the skills and knowledge of candidates in the use of CAT and GENNY, in accordance with company safety standards, HSE guidance HSG 47, and manufacturer’s guidance. To assess candidates skills and knowledge in the effective use of Cable avoiding tools (CAT and GENNY) and service plans.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Theory of cable avoidance and limits of detection
  • Safe systems of work (where held)
  • Pre-use checks and testing of CAT & GENNY
  • Calibration requirements
  • Interpretation of site plans and schematics
  • Orientation
  • Site specific risk assessment and visual inspection in relation to underground services
  • Practical training in using CAT (Power, Radio, Avoidance Scan and Genny Mode)
  • Practical training in setting up the GENNY in Connection Mode (Street Lighting)
  • Practical training in the use of GENNY in Induction Mode (search carriage way/footway)
  • Action on the event of strike alert notification
  • Practical training in the use of specific Attachments (if applicable)
  • Procedures for service marking, inside and outside of excavation area
  • Course Review, summary and closure


0.5 Day, 2 sessions per day

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