SQA Street Works

CAT & Genny- Unit 001 (Location & Avoidance of Underground Apparatus)



½ day


CTSS Training Centre


£175 plus vat 
Candidates will be issued with an SQA certificate with the option of a Street Works Card (£27.95)

(per person)



Certificated by SQA


Who Should Attend?

Supervisors or operatives surveying a site for excavation activities in order to avoid damage to buried services


Candidates will be able to use utilities drawings, on-site features, Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Signal generator (GENNY) to locate and mark a wide range of underground pipes, and cables prior to excavating, in accordance with current approved codes of practice.

All Other Courses

Street Works

Under current UK regulations, any person required to carry out any work on the Highway, footways or their curtilage must be trained and assessed as competent and hold a Vocational Qualification in the work they will undertake.

The minimum level of qualification is the SQA New Roads & Street Works certificate, to either supervisor or operative level. Obtaining it will involve an element of formal training followed by practical exercises and on-site assessment.

•    Operative units 001-006,009
•    Supervisor units 001,010-014
•    Signing, Lighting & Guarding (Operative unit 002, Supervisor unit 010)
•    CAT & Genny (Unit 001)

•    New Roads and Street Works

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Safety Courses
Plant Machinery

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 requires that anyone operating Plant and Machinery on site must be competent to do so. We offer 2 assessment schemes to enable you to demonstrate competence.

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