CSCS Location of Underground services LUGS

CSCS Location of Underground services LUGS

July 25, 2024 July 26, 2024

Location of Underground Services (LUGS)

This two day location of underground services (LUGS) course is designed to train course participants to be competent to plan, organise, manage and undertake work where there is a risk of contact with underground energy sources or other services using cable avoidance tools and signal generators (CAT & GENNY).The course is as per HSA ‘Code of Practice For Avoiding DangerFrom Underground Services’, Gas Networks Ireland ‘Safety advice for working in the vicinity of natural gas pipelines’, HSG 47 ‘Avoiding danger from underground services’ HSE.

Location - Noel Kelly training centre - Harbourville house Marsh Road Drogheda Co Meath A92 Y207
Location of Underground Services (LUGS) Course Content
Cost is €520 per person for this two day course.
Risk Assessment- location and detection of underground services.
Planning the work.
Safe Systems of Work- CAT & GENNY.
Video Presentation.

Introduction to location & detection equipment – functional checks.
Practical on-site location of underground services (by each delegate).
Practical techniques for locating various services – pipes, cables, street lighting, concrete reinforcing bars and locating tee connections.
Further practical exercise – incorporating all associated equipment.
Maintenance & storage of underground services (CAT & GENNY) equipment.
Safe digging techniques.

Duration: 2 Day

Training Times: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm

LUGS | CAT & Genny Assessment: Theory and Practical Examination.

Certification: On successful completion of this CAT & Genny course, candidates will be awarded a QQI Certificate L5 and a CSCS Card.

Location of Underground Services (LUGS) Course requirements: A canditate pack to demonstrate roadworker expierence will be sent to the applicant for completion and endorsement by an employer or previous employer and returned to Noel Kelly 3 days in advance of the course. Also One Passport Photograph, Safe pass course completed (Safe pass card and photographic Identy - passport, driving licence or public service card required., PPS Number, PPE (personal protective equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves

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