Working Near Underground Assets Training

Working Near Underground Assets Training

If you are digging in and around services, you need a solid understanding of service plans and how to interpret them. This training covers best practices and using the "Dial before you dig" Service.

Other Requirements

Adequate level of literacy and numeracy skills
Must be at least 16 years of age
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  • Certificate of Completion
  • Trainee Card


This course includes:

  • Hazard Identification and risk management
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Application for plans through “Dial Before You Dig”
  • Types of services found underground
  • Reading and interpretation of service plans
  • Best practice when working around overhead and underground services
  • Location methods

Assessment Process

  • Problem solving activities
  • Problem solving questions (written)
  • Group participation
  • Short answer questions (written)
  • Work “type” activities

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