CAT & Genny Training - Cable Avoidance Safety UK Nationwide

Please Note: Due to Covid 19 restrictions we are currently unable to run CAT & Genny training courses.

If you would like to sign up for future courses once things change please send us an email so we can add you to the list.


Cal Services have been providing CAT & Genny training to businesses throughout the UK, and also on site at our premises in Weston-super-Mare for over a decade. We are highly experienced through repairs and service and manufacture of the equipment and are a known name in the industry for our prompt delivery and outstanding customer services.

Contact us for a quote on 01934 424467 or send a message via the Contact Form.

CAT & Genny Training Course Duration

Half Day - 10 Candidates

Full Day - 20 Candidates ( Split Morning & Afternoon )

Smaller groups can be catered for.

Cable Location and Avoidence Equipment Covered

We cover all ranges of CAT & Genny including:

  • Radiodetection
  • CScope
  • Leica Ezicats
  • Tomkats
  • Vivax vScan

Please note: You are welcome to bring your own equipment on the day which can be checked and calibrated while undertaking the course (extra cost involved) call us on 01934 424467 for a quote from our helpful team today.

Cat & Genny Training Course Overview

The aim of cable avoidance tools (C.A.T & Genny) training is to provide both site operatives and construction supervisors with the skills and knowledge to effectively and safely carry out cable avoidance work.

Who Should Attend?
CAL Services Cable Avoidance & Location training programme is purposely designed for supervisors and any operatives who are assigned the resonsibility of locating or avoiding underground utilities in construction, repair or maintenance work on any roadways and highways in the UK.

  • Basic working principles of location and avoidance of installed underground services. Hazard identification procedures and the key risks associated with these.
  • Theory and understanding of how cable location equipment works.
  • Practical and safe use of equipment.

Successful completion of our CAT & Genny training course will allow candidates to:

  • Identify potential risks to both themselves and others.
  • Understand the principles of how cable locators work
  • Operate cable avoidance tools safely and effectively, in order to locate and/or avoid existing underground services.

CAT & Genny Training Certification

In-House certificates

Courses are held on a monthly basis on location at CAL Services.

On site courses can be arranged at an additional cost.

For more information and prices please contact us on 01934 424467 or email us on

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