The EUSR CAT 1 & 2 training courses are competency-based programmes designed for individuals working in the utilities sector in the United Kingdom.
These courses are part of the Energy & Utility Skills Register (EUSR) certification system, which aims to ensure that workers in the industry have the necessary knowledge and skills to perform their roles safely and effectively.
EUSR CAT 1
EUSR CAT 1, or Category 1, is an entry-level training course. It is intended for individuals who are new to the utilities sector or are starting in roles that require foundational knowledge and skills. The CAT 1 training covers fundamental concepts related to safety, industry-specific practices, and regulatory compliance. Participants who complete this course receive certification indicating their readiness for basic roles in the utilities industry.
EUSR CAT 2
EUSR CAT 2, or Category 2, is an intermediate-level training course. It is designed for individuals with some experience in the utilities sector who are looking to enhance their skills and knowledge. CAT 2 training provides a deeper dive into specific industry areas, offering more advanced training and assessment compared to CAT 1. This course is often required for positions with increased responsibilities and complexity.
Both CAT 1 and CAT 2 training play a crucial role in ensuring that utility workers have the appropriate training and competencies required for their roles. Certification from these courses is frequently a prerequisite for specific job positions, contributing to the maintenance of industry standards and regulatory compliance while promoting safety and efficiency in the utilities sector