NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Loughborough

The NRSWA CAT & Genny Course in Loughborough provides Operatives and Supervisors the knowledge they need to advance in their career. Reserve your spot today.

NRSWA Cat & Genny Course in Loughborough

The NRSWA CAT & Genny course in Loughborough is designed to provide Operatives and Supervisors with the theoretical and hands-on experience they need to perform roadworks in the presence of underground cables and other utilities. The course is ideal for anyone involved in street works who wants to advance in their career and for those seeking a new career working construction on UK roadways.

The CAT & Genny course is delivered over the course of a single day with instruction divided into morning and afternoon units. During the morning unit, the instructor will cover the theoretical aspects of working around cables, pipes and other underground infrastructure. A variety of delivery methods will be used including videos, PowerPoint presentations, hand-outs and more. 
During the afternoon unit, participants will have an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience with the CAT and Genny machinery. They will learn how best to wield it to locate underground services and how to understand its output. They will also have a chance to demonstrate what they learned during the morning session about best practices, applicable regulations and more, and demonstrate they are able to decipher street plans. 
Upon successful conclusion of the NRSWA CAT & Genny course in Loughborough participants will be able to: 
  • Operate both the CAT and Genny machine according to best practices.
  • Accurately interpret street service plans relative to gas/electrics/water and more.
  • Locate underground utilities using the Cable Avoidance Tool.
  • Perform work in accordance with HSG 47 regulations.
  • Create a street plan indicating any services detected.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of required PPE.
The instructor will engage in continuous assessment of participants to ensure they are absorbing the material. At the end of the day, participants will be tested on their knowledge by way of a multiple-choice exam. In order to pass the course at least 16 of the 20 questions must be answered correctly. 
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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
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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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