Identify, Locate and Protect Underground Services
Aim of this Course / Target Group
The aim of this training is to impart to participant the skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in preparation of a site for construction operations including searching for known or potential services or utilities which may exist under the surface of a specified excavation site.
Please note: comprising 4 hrs classroom theoretical training, plus in-field learning activities, followed by a 1 hour performance assessment.
The program addresses the following:
- An overview of the Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) system
- Methods for locating underground services
- Use of locating equipment
- Work methods when in close proximity to an underground service
- Actions to be taken when an underground service is damaged
- Actions to be taken if any workers are injured as a result of damage to a service
Knowledge based and practical assessment
Must have basic English literacy skills and be over 18 years of age
Academic Award & Recognition
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following Statement of Attainment which will be recognised nationally:
- RIICCM202D – Identify, locate and protect underground services
What To Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire. Whilst closed in shoes are a minimum requirement for attendance on any course, steel capped safety boots are required for in field activity courses.
Morning Tea & Lunch
Feel free to grab a tea or coffee before the course starts and during the course breaks. All participants will be offered morning/ afternoon tea and for those attending full day courses lunch is provided (an assortment of sandwiches and hot finger foods).
Persons with special dietary requirements should cater for their personal needs.
The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.