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"The NPORS N04 Cable Avoidance Tool Training Course is a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills to become trained Cable avoidance tool operators. The course aims to train individuals to safely and efficiently use cable avoidance tools to avoid service strikes, ensuring they meet industry standards and best practices.


NPORS Cable avoidance tool training

What's does the NPORS N04 Cable Avoidance Tool  Training Course course include? By the end of the training course you should have strong skills in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and your responsibilities as an operator

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular equipment to be used and be familiar with other sources of information available including relevant legislation

  • Be able to locate the key controls and explain their functions

  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with the manufacturers and legislative requirements

  • Configure the equipment for use

  • Define underground services and their dangers

  • Know how to identify the different types of underground services

  • Identify risks that underground services can present and how people might be affected by them

  • Causes of accidents and adverse effects from underground services

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks of the work area

  • Carry out detection tasks in all 3 modes

  • Identify the risks of excavating near underground services on the safe digging practices that should be adopted

  • Carry out end of shift shutdown procedures

Do I have to attend the full course if I'm already experienced? 
This training activity is not available for in an experienced worker format and all learners must attend the full training course. Up to 6 novices can be trained in a day

What is the price of the NPORS Cable Avoidance Tool  Training Course
The price of the course can vary depending upon learner numbers and training location. A full course can be carried out from as little as £125+ VAT making it one of the most commercially viable qualification scheme on the market. 

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