Utility Advanced Line Locating

Utility Advanced Line Locating

This 1 day (up to 8 hours) online underground facility locator training course is aimed at developing knowledge and skills associated with locating underground utilities (electric power, gas distribution, and telecommunications). This utility locator training course provides an Underground Facility Locator (UFL) advanced solutions to abnormal operating conditions (AOC's). 

This e-learning utility locator training course was developed with input from industry subject matter experts. It details the necessary methods and procedures to safely perform utility locates as per applicable regulatory requirements, acts and industry best practices.


Included in this utility locator training course: Online quizzes and a final exam. Certificate and wallet card issued upon successful completion.

Who Should Take This Course?

Anyone who is responsible for locating underground utilities will benefit from this e-learning locator training course.

Learning Outcomes

By taking this online utility locator training course, you will gain an understanding of the following topics:

  Introduction 20 min
  Locate Requests and Locator Responsibilities 20 min
  Locating Procedures 20 min
  Locating Fundamentals 25 min
  Active Locating Methods 30 min
  Passive Locating Methods 25 min
  Advanced Locating Methods 30 min
  Unconventional Locating Methods 15 min
  Locating Obstacles 20 min
  Problem Solving 20 min


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