SQA Cable Avoidance

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Qualification : Cable Avoidance

Awarding Body : SQA

Prerequisites : None

Course Duration : 1 Day

Location : Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire

Instructor Ratio : 8:1

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About The SQA Cable Avoidance Course:

The SQA / NRSWA Unit 1 - Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus is designed to give candidates the knowledge and understanding to comply with the mandatory requirements of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.

This 1 day course will cover:

  • Health and Safety

  • How to identify the services that can be found in a potential excavation site

  • How to read Safe Dig prints / plans of UG services and the dangers and concequences of damaging existing services

  • How to use the information to carry out a safe, informed excavation

  • Safe use of locating equipment

The course have a practical element that will be assessed along with a written questionnaire.