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3 Day Utility Locator Training Program

Applying real world and practical locating in the field.

For more information on our 5-day Utility Locator Training Program, 2 Day Locator Awareness Course or any general questions and enquiries, call us today and one of our professional operators will be in touch with you shortly.

Staking U can provide our 5-day Utility Locator Training Program throughout Australia in any capital city including regional areas. A minimum course participant number must be met before approval of our off-site courses.

Participants will gain the knowledge and mastery of all locating devices, equipment and machines. This includes extensive knowledge and mastery of electromagnetic locating devices.


Participants are welcome to bring along their own locating equipment to our 5-day Utility Locator Training Program. This will provide valuable experience and knowledge of their own locating utilities with a professional and experienced operator and trainer. Participants will gain mastery and how to achieve the best results from their device.

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Course Overview

Participants will receive training in:

Course Overview

Mastery of electromagnetic locating devices and troubleshooting when locating in congested areas.

  • Relevant safety requirements for typical construction or building work;
  • Dial Before You Dig plan-reading;
  • Safe excavation practices;
  • Knowledge of hydro excavation;
  • Knowledge of vacuum excavation;
  • Skills to consistently provide accurate and complete utility location information;
  • Practical sessions on electromagnetic locating;
  • Mastery of locating equipment;
  • Identify and analyse interference;
  • Pinpoint services;
  • Using traceable rodders and sondes;
  • Troubleshooting techniques; and
  • Applying every feature of all locating devices ensuring consistently accurate locates

Upon successful completion of our 5-day Utility Locator Training Program, you will receive the unit of competency RIICCM202E - “Identify Locate and Protect Underground Services”.


In addition, participants will gain industry connections, networks and recommendations from our trainers aswell as fellow participants.


Our 5-day Utility Locator Training Program covers all the areas and sectors of our 2 Day Locator Awareness Course and includes extensive and detailed knowledge and training on electromagnetic locating devices, solving common problems when locating in congested areas, and additional training and demonstrations in class and on site.


This includes the introduction of utility locator training, hydro excavation training and vacuum excavation training. During the program you will gain knowledge and hands on experience for all aspects of locating and working around underground services.


The 5-day Utility Locator Training Program is very practical and involves significant time in the field. Our professional and experienced trainers will walk you through every step of safety practices to hands on experience and mastery of all types of locating devices including electromagnetic locating devices. In addition we will cover advanced methods on how to maximise locating accuracy for all locating utilities and training in the latest in underground asset locating technology..


Upon completion you will be able to meet the ever-increasing challenges in preventing damage to underground services and utility networks.


Operators in field

Contact Staking U today to arrange a personalised quote and solution for all your training needs. 

Contact Staking U today to arrange a personalised quote and solution for all your training needs. 

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CONTACT US

  • Please select a state
  • QLD
  • NSW
  • VIC
  • SA
  • How can we help you?
  • RIICCM202E Course
  • 3-Day Course
  • Safety Consultant Hire
  • Incident Investigation
  • Other