Cat & Genny Training

Do you know what is below the foot path before you start digging? Our Cat and Genny training courses teach you how to find and locate underground cables. 600 people are injured every year due to underground cables being damaged during excavation work on the highway. Many more are often injured through water and gas pipes, these damages often incur high repair charges and loss of work.

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Birmingham, Nechells

Course name: Cat & GennyDate(s) of course: Fri 23rd AugDuration: Half day course not including lunch
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Milton Keynes

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Liverpool

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1 (accredited)Date(s) of course: Tue 27th AugDuration: 1 day course including lunch
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Birmingham, Nechells

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Corby, Northampton

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1Date(s) of course: Mon 9th SepDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Tonbridge, Kent

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Oldham, Manchester

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Oldham, Manchester

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Gillingham, Kent

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Birmingham, Nechells

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Liverpool

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1 (accredited)Date(s) of course: Wed 18th SepDuration: 1 day course including lunch
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Kirkby- in Ashfiled, Nottingham

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1Date(s) of course: Thu 19th SepDuration: 1 day course not including lunch
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Brentwood, Essex

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1 (accredited)Date(s) of course: Fri 20th SepDuration: 1 day course including lunch
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Milton Keynes

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Birmingham, Midlands

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Liverpool

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Oldham, Manchester

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Oldham, Manchester

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Oldham, Manchester

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Oldham, Manchester

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Gillingham, Kent

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Birmingham, Nechells

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Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Corby, Northampton

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Oldham, Manchester

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Wakefield

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Oldham, Manchester

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Birmingham, Nechells

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Brentwood, Essex

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Milton Keynes

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Oldham, Manchester

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Gillingham, Kent

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Birmingham, Nechells

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Wakefield

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Birmingham, Midlands

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Liverpool

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Corby, Northampton

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Birmingham, Nechells

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Gillingham, Kent

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Oldham, Manchester

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Wakefield

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Oldham, Manchester

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Kirkby- in Ashfiled, Nottingham

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Milton Keynes

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Brentwood, Essex

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Birmingham, Nechells

Course name: Cat & GennyDate(s) of course: Tue 26th NovDuration: Half day course not including lunch
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Oldham, Manchester

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Corby, Northampton

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Oldham, Manchester

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Wakefield

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1 (accredited)Date(s) of course: Thu 12th DecDuration: 1 day course including lunch
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Oldham, Manchester

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Birmingham, Midlands

Course name: NRSWA Unit 1 (accredited)Date(s) of course: Thu 19th DecDuration: 1 day course including lunch
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Liverpool

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Overview

Cable avoidance training (cat and genny training) will teach you how to avoid underground cables and pipes whilst excavating roads and pavements. The course covers the use of various cat and genny manufacturers equipment e.g C Scope and Radiodetection how to use the tool and its limits, and the techniques used to avoid danger from underground services.

Cable Avoidance Training

Cable avoidance training (cat and genny training) will teach you how to locate and avoid underground services, such as electricity and gas during excavation work.
It 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.

Accreditation or In-house

If you are want to earn a streetworks qualification, select a NRSWA Unit 1 course, if you are looking for an in-house qualification, then select a Cat & Genny course.

Almost the same content will be covered during the courses it's just the paperwork that is different and qualification, some delegates need the learning and experience but aren't required to have the streetworks qualification. If you are unsure what will work best for you, speak to our training team.

Theory and Practical

The course which includes theory and practical use of equipment of various manufacture i.e. C Scope and Radiodetection and how to use the tool and its limits, and the techniques used to avoid danger from underground services.

Bespoke Content

Do you have a group to train...?
Let us tailor a course to your group and organisation, we can use your equipment so delegates get hands on experience with the equipment they will use on a day to day basis, include risk assessments from your organisation and you'll save money.

Course Content

Subjects Covered (note may vary at different centres)

  • Reasons for using locators - both safety and financial.
  • Theory - covering both the benefits of the system and the limitations of this cat and genny technology.
  • HSE Video - Alive or Dead.
  • Relevant health and safety legislation.
  • Practical work - hands on locating using receiver, transmitter and accessories.
  • Feedback, questions / answers, application and techniques, general care and maintenance of equipment.

The course also covers

  • Simple ways to locate street lighting cables.
  • Location of bends.
  • Location of junctions.
  • Identification of utilities.
  • Service connections.
  • Safe working practises.
  • Locating through concrete reinforcing.
  • Depth measurement (Where Applicable).
  • Using Sondes for Non Metallic Pipes.

Course Details

Cable avoidance training (cat and genny training) can be offered at centres in the following options:

Inhouse Courses

Cat and Genny Training
1 or half day course options which vary between centres, cable avoidance teaches delegates how to correctly use cat and genny equipment to find underground cables and pipes.

Cat & Genny Training In-House or Group options
Cat and Genny training can be delivered at your site or we can offer a group course at various locations across the UK. These courses will require you to provide the Cat and Genny equipment benefiting the candidates being trained to use the specific cat and genny equipment that they will be using in the day to day works.
These courses can be tailored to your exact requirements and provide very cost effective options for companies that have groups of personnel requiring training.

Certification
Your delegates will earn a Project Skills Solutions certificate after successfully completing their course. Their certificate is valid for 3 years and will show they have successfully completed their training.

Accredited City & Guilds Cat and Genny Training

NRSWA unit 1 courses provide candidates with a City and Guilds accredited Cat and Genny course which is certificated. This is a one day course and can be taken at centres throughout the UK. These courses can be booked online or over the phone with our friendly training team.

Equipment to bring on the day

You will be learning on a live site during your course. Therefore, you will be required to wear protective clothing. Requirements vary by location, and some centres can be more accommodating but typically you are required to bring:

  • Fluorescent Jacket Long-sleeve
  • Overalls/Work Clothes (shorts not allowed)
  • Gloves
  • Safety Boots
  • Waterproof Clothing
  • Ear Defenders
  • Goggles
  • Hard Hat
  • FFP3 Dust Mask

If you do not have access to any of this equipment/clothing please let us know, call or chat with our team and they can help.

Brochures for Cat & Genny Training

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Cat & Genny Training Locations

Nationwide Training

  • Birmingham
  • Brentwood
  • Coventry
  • East London
  • Essex
  • Braintree
  • Horsham
  • Leeds
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Newport
  • North London
  • Northampton
  • Nottingham
  • Scotland. West Lothian
  • Somerset
  • Suffolk
  • Swindon
  • Tyne and Wear
  • West Sussex
  • Wakefield
  • York

Course FAQs for Cat & Genny Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

How much is training in my area?

If you use the search bar on our homepage or click on the upcoming course page, then type in your location and the closest training centre will show with the prices, dates and availability. Or if you would prefer call the training team on 0800 0213 263.

Is NRSWA Unit 001 cable avoidance as well?

NRSWA Unit 001 is location and avoidance of underground services, it is generally the same course content as an in-house course provided by Project Skills Solutions. The difference however is that the Unit 001 course can only be run City & Guilds accredited centres, also you will earn a City & Guilds certificate, you will earn a Project Skills Solutions certificate if you take our cable avoidance course.

Which Cat and Genny will be used?

If you have booked out a day’s training on your site our trainers can teach you how to use the equipment you will be using in your role. If you are coming to one of our open courses please call us to find out the details on equipment used it may change based on training venue.

Can I cancel my booking?

We require 21 days’ notice before the course is due to start for all cancellations, if you cancel between 15 and 21 days’ before the course is due to start we can refund 60% of your course fee. Unfortunately if you do not give us at least 15 days’ notice we cannot guarantee any of your course fees will be refunded.
We will try everything we can to recover your course fee, including selling your course place to another delegate, in this instance we can recover your course fee. This however is on a case by case basis.

How long will it take for my certificate and card to arrive?

Certificates generally can take from 4-6 weeks to arrive, and your streetworks card will usually take between 6-8 weeks. If you are concerned that your card or certificate has not arrived, please don’t hesitate to call us on 0800 0213 263 and we will check the status of your card and certificate.

Is the course guaranteed to run?

The very nature of these training courses mean we need a minimum number of people for the course to run. This is both to make it financially viable as well as promoting a good environment for learning.

We do our best to never cancel courses and it is rare that we do.

If you are worried about a course being cancelled speak to our team and they will be happy to tell you how many people are booked on and the likelihood your course will be cancelled/moved.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0800 0213 263 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

I have a group of delegates can a trainer come to me?

In most cases yes we can send trainers to your site. The only scenario when we can’t is if the training has to be completed at an accredited centre. This is the case with NRSWA training.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

I can’t find the full address for the training location on your website?

The full address will be sent out once your booking is confirmed, our team can tell you where the course is but we don’t give out exact addresses as delegates have arrived at courses without their booking being confirmed and have been disappointed.

Brochures for Cat & Genny Training

Please download the course over view brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague. If you would like a brochure sent to you please fill out the form and a brochure will be with you within a couple of working days.


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E-Learning FAQs for Cat & Genny Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0800 0213 263 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

In-House Training for Cat & Genny Training

Save time and money by training staff together on your site.

Learn Together

Training a group of your staff together allows us to tailor the course directly to your company and to your goals; we take care of everything and can fit training around your schedule.
Your staff can also learn in an environment that they will be operating in.

Get a quote today

Chat with us online or call 0800 0213 263 freephone to get a quote and see how much you could save.

Benefits

  • Save over £300
  • Train with your colleagues
  • Train at a time and date that suits you
  • Flexible content targeted towards your organisation
  • Delegates experience applying skills in a familiar environment
  • No travel costs for staff
  • Confidentiality – company examples can be used during training

Brochures for Cat & Genny Training

Please download the course over view brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague. If you would like a brochure sent to you please fill out the form and a brochure will be with you within a couple of working days.


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In-House FAQs for Cat & Genny Training

What time does the course start?

Our course start times vary by location, usually between 8:00am – 9:30am if you would like to know the start time of a specific course please ask on the chat you’ll get an answer straight away.

Can I cancel my booking?

We require 21 days’ notice before the course is due to start for all cancellations, if you cancel between 15 and 21 days’ before the course is due to start we can refund 60% of your course fee. Unfortunately if you do not give us at least 15 days’ notice we cannot guarantee any of your course fees will be refunded.
We will try everything we can to recover your course fee, including selling your course place to another delegate, in this instance we can recover your course fee. This however is on a case by case basis.

Where are you based?

The PSS head office is in Basildon, Essex, but we have training centres/ locations UK wide.

How do I contact you?

You can speak to our team on the website chat or call us on 0800 0213 263 8:00am – 5:00pm. Alternatively you can email us at [email protected]

I’m confused as to what course I need?

If you are confused about courses, you can call 0800 0213 263 and speak to our training team today.

Who is Marvin?

Marvin is our quackers little duck, he is here to help.

Don’t forget ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training….’

I have a group of delegates can a course be tailored to my companies needs?

Yes we can get the trainer to tailor the course content to the specific needs of clients.

I have a group of delegates can a trainer come to me?

In most cases yes we can send trainers to your site. The only scenario when we can’t is if the training has to be completed at an accredited centre. This is the case with NRSWA training.

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

I can’t find the full address for the training location on your website?

The full address will be sent out once your booking is confirmed, our team can tell you where the course is but we don’t give out exact addresses as delegates have arrived at courses without their booking being confirmed and have been disappointed.