Super User Utility Location Coach


  • To be able to complete a permit to dig
  • Understand the risks related to utility strikes & HSG47
  • To have advanced knowledge in the theory of Genny & CAT operation
  • Practically competent in the use of location equipment
  • To understand how to conduct a utility survey pre-excavation
  • Have the knowledge and skills to know what to look for in a site survey
  • Be able to support teams on site in the act of utility location & avoidance
  • Be able to coach and complete a documented assessment on site operatives
  • To be able to complete on site assessments in utility location & avoidance
  • Understanding of CAT download data and the transfer & analysis of data
  • Understand how the data applies to site surveying
  • To be able to conduct a utility strike investigation
  • Complete a USAG cable strike form

Key topics included in the training programme

  • CAT Manager – How to get the data from the CAT
  • Importing the data into CAT Analysis tool and creating reports
  • Importing data into CAT Manager online and creating reports.
  • Analysing raw data and looking at usage patterns
  • Spotting good and bad practice in the data
  • Utility Strike Investigation
  • Completion of USAG Utility strike form
  • Coaching others
  • Operatives will learn how to use the equipment correctly
  • Operatives will learn how to conduct a utility survey starting with the use of the Genny
  • Induction – To Include blind sweeps and nulling out
  • Operatives will learn how to apply capacitance techniques
  • Operatives will learn the effect of repositioning the Genny earth
  • Practical assessment on the delegates will be completed
  • Delegates will be asked to coach and assess each other with Sygma supporting individually
  • During this time delegates will get more hands on time with the equipment with individual support
  • Delegates will complete assessment forms and score each other
  • Coaching tips and assessment planning and structure
  • Problem scenarios will be found and issues resolved


2 Days

EUSR registration duration

2 Years


All Utilities


Pete Ashcroft