Location of Underground Services (Unit 1) (CAT & Genny)

  • Who Attends

    This Location & Avoidance of Underground Services training programme is designed for Operatives and Supervisors who have to locate underground apparatus for work on the roadways and highways.

  • The Aim

    To provide both Operatives and Supervisors with the skills and knowledge to carry out cable avoidance work in-line with the current NRSW Act in order to safeguard themselves and others.

  • Course Content

    •New Roads & Street Works Act.

    •Basic principles of location and avoidance of underground services.

    •Hazard identification and the risks associated with them.

    •Reading and interpreting site plans.

    •Practical use of equipment.

  • Knowledge

    By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    •Understand the basic principles of the current NRSW Act and standards as prescribed by City & Guilds.

    •Identify potential risks to themselves and others.

    •Read and understand site plans.

    •Operate cable avoidance tools in order to avoid or locate underground apparatus.

  • Methods

    A high proportion of discussion and simulated assessments will be supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials and progress tests.

  • Additional Info

    This is the only unit that is mandatory for both Operatives and Supervisors when completing a full qualification.

    Upon successful completion delegates will receive City & Guilds unit accreditation by way of a certificate. Passport photos for SWQR cards are only required when undertaking a full qualification.

    In-house ID cards may be issued at the discretion of Citrus Training upon request, for which a passport photograph is to be supplied on the day of training.

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

  • Miscellaneous Info
    Start time: 08:00
    End time: 17:00
  • Dates & Locations
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