CITB Detection of Buried Services

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CITB Detection of Buried Services Overview

This qualification will cover the following topics:

  • Basic principles of location and avoidance of underground services.
  • Reading and understanding site plans.
  • Use a Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Signal Generator (Genny) in P, R & G Modes.
  • Appreciation of difficulties associated with underground service avoidance.
  • Identify risks and hazards associated with underground service avoidance.
  • Hazard avoidance.
  • Storage and maintenance of equipment.
Why do I need the CITB Detection of Buried Services qualification?

Following successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify all potential risks to both themselves and others.
  • Read and fully understand any site plan.
  • Operate cable avoidance tools safely and effectively, in order to locate and/or avoid existing underground apparatus.
What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. The course will be delivered in English. Delegates must be able to read, write and communicate verbally in English.

How will I be assessed?

Delegates will need to complete the following:

  • Multiple choice question paper.
  • Practical test (set up, operate and locate underground services using the CAT and Genny).

Successful candidates will be awarded with an CAT & Genny Training certificate.

Can I claim a grant for this course?

Delegates will need to complete the following:

  • Multiple choice question paper.
  • Practical test (set up, operate and locate underground services using the CAT and Genny).

Successful candidates will be awarded with an CAT & Genny Training certificate.

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