NPORS – N304 Cable Avoidance Tools – CAT & GennyNPORS

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Course Dates

N304 Cable Avoidance Tool - Cat & Genny - Novice £200.00Call for dates 1 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL
N304 Cable Avoidance Tool - Cat & Genny - Refresher - £30 + Vat for card £150.00Call for dates 1 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL

Awarding Body


Course Name

N304 Cable Avoidance Tools – CAT & Genny

Course Overview

This training is essential for workers to detect cables safely and correctly. Delegates will review legal requirements, ensure safety compliance, and understand procedures, appropriate documentation and classifications.

Course Structure

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operative
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular equipment to be used and be familiar with other sources of information and relevant legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the controls of the equipment and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Configure the equipment for use
  • Define underground services
  • Know how to identify the different types of underground services
  • Identify risks that underground services can present and how people may be affected by them
  • Causes of accidents from underground services
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Carry out detection tasks
  • Identify the risks of excavating near to underground services, and the safe digging practices that should be adopted
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Course Duration

The level of course required will be determined upon application and confirmation of an individual’s experience.


  • Midland Plant Training and Testing, Brownhills, WS8 7DL
  • NPORS training can also take place at our clients site provided the appropriate machinery is available for training/testing

Course Completion

Successful candidates will receive a the appropriate NPORS licence card requested.

Book or Enquire Now

To book a course, or for more information, please call our Training Team on:
01905 425 468
(Option 2 > Option 1).