NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Berkshire

Learn how to locate and avoid underground utilities on our NRSWA Cat & Genny course in Berkshire.

NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Berkshire

With our NRSWA Cat & Genny course in Berkshire (NRSWA Unit LA), you can learn all the location and avoidance skills you need for streetworks involving underground utilities in this part of the country. Whether you are applying for positions as an operative or supervisor, this course will help you to acquire not just the skills you need but the certification too. Our trainers and assessors have over a quarter of a century of experience and know exactly what it takes to get candidates through Cat & Genny training.

Our fully accredited course covers all of the key topics that you need to be familiar with before you can obtain your certification: 
  • Why and How to Use Locators
  • The Advantages and Limitations of Cat & Genny Cable Avoidance Tools
  • Health and Safety Best Practices and Relevant Legislation
  • Hands on Training with Locators/Avoidance Tools
  • Maintenance of Equipment
After each section of the course, you will have the opportunity to ask your instructor any questions you may have, in order to solidify the knowledge you have acquired and clarify anything that is not completely clear in your mind.
This course is designed for operatives and supervisors involved in the installation, location and maintenance of both utility and highways services. Such services may include gas and water mains, sewers and drains, underground electricity and telecoms cables, culverts, road drainage, land drains, street lighting and traffic signalling installations. Once you have completed the course and received your certification and ID card, you will be able to apply for positions not just in Berkshire, but right across the country. 
Once you have successfully completed the course, including the timed assessments and online exam, you will be awarded nationally recognised certification. You will also be placed on the Street Works Qualifications Register and issued with an SWQR ID card. 
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Why choose us?

  • Training available nationwide
  • Group training on your site
  • Dyslexic or find writing hard? Our flexible assessors can change aspects of the course to meet your needs
  • Weekend courses
  • Dedicated streetworks team
  • Experienced assessors with 25+ years experience
  • Highest pass rates
  • Lowest prices guaranteed
  • Fast certification
  • Officially accredited provider

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to use the quotation request form above.

Our Trainers Have Worked With

MORRISON Transport for London Balfour Beatty Opeanreach

Frequently Asked Questions

 Below are the 5 most commonly booked Streetworks courses: 
- Unit LA - Location and avoidance of underground services (Cat & Genny) 
- Unit 2(O1) - Signing, lighting, guarding 
- Unit 10(S1) - Monitoring signing, lighting, guarding 
- Full 5 day Operative course 
- Full 5 day Supervisor course 
If you are unsure which course you require we recommend checking with your employer or the local council. 

Yes. Unit LA (previously known as unit 1) is for both Streetworks operatives and supervisors working on the roads, they do not require a separate qualification. 

The NRSWA Streetworks Unit LA is specifically for those who need to located underground apparatus whilst working on the UK roads and highways. It is a key unit which you need if you intend to qualify in any of the Streetworks excavation and reinstatement units. 
If you are not working on the roads you may require the EUSR qualification, or an in-house certification. If you are not sure please drop us a call 0333 301 0226. 

Yes the price includes all your certification and streetworks card.

Yes we offer discounts for group bookings call 0333 301 0226.

Yes we can complete training on your site for 6 or more delegates. We can also complete training on evenings and weekends to work around you. Call us on 0333 301 0226.

Yes, you can reschedule up to 14 days before any streetworks course.

Cancellation fees:

Within 30 days of course start date 100% of the total amount is due.

Outside of 30 days of the course there is no cancellation fee.

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