Cable Avoidance Training

Every year there are thousands of cable strikes on jobs which cause death and injury and cost contractors millions in claims and compensation.  A growing number of contractors are turning to us to help train their ground working staff and also project/construction managers.


Our Cable Avoidance Training covers instruction when using RD4000/7000/8000/CAT1-4 equipment.

Course Objectives


  • Legislation HSG47
  • Basic principles of location and avoidance of underground services
  • Hazard identification and the associated risks
  • Reading and interpreting site plans
  • Practical use of equipment

Course Assessment


Multiple choice test paper and practical assessment.


Our trainers have real site utility mapping experience, including working on challenging and intricate service sites.  Their problem solving skills ensure they can pass on their knowledge and benefits of using the right equipment in the right situation.

Cable Avoidance Training