Electronic Utility Locator Operation Training

Electronic Utility Locator Operation Training

Learn to locate utilities, pipes, cables and other underground assets with an Electronic Locator. This utility location training course covers tools and best practice in their operation.

Other Requirements

Adequate level of literacy and numeracy skills
Must be at least 16 years of age
Photo ID


Certificate of Completion


This course includes:

  • Hierarchy of location methods
  • Interpreting local conditions
  • Understanding underground and above ground markers
  • Positive location methods
  • Operation of an electronic locator
  • Basic plan reading

Assessment Process

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

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