NRSWA Streetworks Cat & Genny Course Dorset

If you are looking for an NRSWA Cat & Genny course in Dorset that’s run by an accredited training provider, consider booking with us.

NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Dorset

Our NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Dorset is designed to help operatives acquire the knowledge and skills they need to work safely and effectively on streetworks sites in any part of the country. Armed with nationally-recognised certification and a valid SWQR ID card, graduates of our Cat & Genny course can undertake a variety of detection and avoidance duties on streetworks sites, in full compliance with the NRSWA Act (1991). All streetworks operatives need to know how to locate and avoid underground utilities, which means this course should be considered a foundational requirement.

Whether you enrol as an individual or as part of a group from a local company, you will cover all of the following and more when you take the Cat & Genny course at one of our training centres in Dorset: 
 
  • Key Safety Principles When Using Equipment
  • Determining Depth of Underground Apparatus
  • Types of Warning Markers Used by Utility Companies
  • Correct Usage of Equipment
  • Maintenance of Equipment
  • Interpretation of Signals from Cat & Genny
  • Tracing Techniques for Utility Cables and Pipes
 
By the time you have reached the end of our NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Dorset, you should understand how to safely locate and avoid underground utilities on streetworks sites and how to maintain the equipment you use to do this.
We boast the highest pass rate in the industry, thanks to our highly-skilled instructors and assessors. In order to pass, you need to complete several practical assessments during the day and a timed, multiple-choice examination at the end of the course. The pass percentage for the examination is 80% and there are 25 questions, which means you need to get at least 20 right. 
If you would like to enrol in an upcoming Cat & Genny course, please do not hesitate to call our toll-free number or send us a quote request using the form provided. It will be our pleasure to forward a competitive proposal for your consideration. 
 The 1-day NRSWA Unit LA Location and avoidance of underground apparatus course is for anyone who needs to safely locate and avoid underground apparatus during their work on the local authority roads and paths. Whether that be in order to dig up the road and lay new tarmac or to check fibre cables underground, as just 2 examples.

The underground apparatus will include electrical cables, gas pipes, water mains and fiber optics. 

Also known as the cat and genny course it is for both Streetworks operatives and supervisors. 
 The 1-day NRSWA Unit LA Location and avoidance of underground apparatus course is for anyone who needs to safely locate and avoid underground apparatus during their work on the local authority roads and paths. Whether that be in order to dig up the road and lay new tarmac or to check fibre cables underground, as just 2 examples.

The underground apparatus will include electrical cables, gas pipes, water mains and fiber optics. 

Also known as the cat and genny course it is for both Streetworks operatives and supervisors. 
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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

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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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