The EUSR Category 1 & HSG47 (needed for HS2) course we offer open courses at our training venues in Stoneleigh Park, CV8 2LG and Trafford Park, M17 1LB. We can also arrange courses just for your team, either at our centres or at a venue to suit you.
This is a 1-day course 8am to 5pm and is for a maximum of 6 delegates.
This course is mapped to both the EUSR and National Occupational Standards.
Category 1: Locate Utility Services covers the minimum training and assessment required for those working to safely detect utility services using recognised and approved detection methods.
This course will benefit working professionals who need to understand utility drawings and be able to identify types of services and how to locate underground services.
Legislation around underground services
How to interpret utility drawings and line search documents
Avoiding damage to underground services
Detection of underground services using cable avoidance tools (CAT4 & Genny)
Understanding of legislation requirements and implications of HSG47
Overview of British Standards Institution (BSI) PAS 128:2022 which is the current specification for underground utility detection
Use location equipment to locate underground services
Identify the dangers and hazards associated with underground services
Identify the dangers and hazards associated with overhead lines and services
Understand the dangers of working near or under overhead lines
Understand the risks of making contact with overhead lines during excavations
Understanding of legislation requirements and implications of GS6
A variety of activities, oral, multiple choice and written questions plus onsite assessment.
Once the delegate has successfully completed the course and assessment, the results will be submitted to the awarding body and cards will be issued to the delegate in due course.
Certification for this course is valid for 3 years from the date of training. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the assessment before the expiry date on your card.
There are no formal entry requirements however a basic level of written and spoken English is required.
Tel: 01926 674340
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Trafford Park, Manchester
Warren Bruce Court
Warren Bruce Road
Tel: 0161 850 3550
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Abercynon, South Wales
Ty Menter Training Room
Tel: 0207 183 9530
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