• Welcome To Locate Management

    Locate Management is an education, training, and assessment service provider for the ground disturbance (excavation) and line locating communities. We are your source for locator training and supervisory ground disturbance (Level 201 Standard) and digging awareness education.

    Locate Management is the Education and Training Division of Alberta Hot Line Inc.

  • Advanced Line Locator Program

    • Everyday Underground Facility Locators (UFLs) work with what is an increasingly complex underground infrastructure. Locate Management recognizes that UFLs require crucial skills and knowledge to accurately locate, mark, identify and document buried facilities in a safe and effective manner. Our Advanced Line Locator Program includes a collection of industry-specific E-Learning locator training courses, locator field training, and locator assessment services that are designed to increase the overall competency of UFLs.

  • Supervisory Ground Disturbance 201 Standard

    • Locate Management's E-Learning Safe Digging - Supervisory Ground Disturbance (ABCGA 201 Standard) course is aimed at developing advanced safe digging skills and attitudes for all stakeholders in the ground disturbance community. This comprehensive course provides the necessary processes to plan and safely perform a ground disturbance (excavation) as per applicable regulatory requirements and industry best practices/standards.

  • UFL Manual

    • The first edition of the Underground Facility Locator’s (UFL) Field Task Competency Manual specifies locator training standards and competencies requirements in an effort to increase the accuracy and reliability of locates. A UFL is responsible for locating underground facility lines within urban and rural settings, and for creating and updating maps and records indicating the approximate alignment of underground facilities. The UFL Manual, created by Locate Management,contains task descriptions developed by experienced locators with input from industry stakeholders.

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      We are pleased to announce the release of our new Digging Awareness course. This e-learning course is intended to teach individuals of the hazards and safety requirements associated with ground disturbance or excavation activities. This course is delivered via Locate Management's learning management system. Locate Management is a division of Alberta Hot Line Inc.



      Joel Birdwell, Ph.D. and company CIO is pleased to announce that our Safe Digging - Supervisory Ground Disturbance program meets the requirements of the ABCGA Standard 201 Ground Disturbance - Supervisory. We have been granted full endorsement from the ABCGA.



      We are pleased to announce the release of our new Utility Advanced Line Locating course. This e-learning course is designed for individuals working on utility (electric power, gas distribution, and telecommunications) facilities.

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