Underground Asset Location – NULCA Accredited

Price: $765.00 (GST Exempt)
Duration: 2 day(s)
RIICCM202D - Identify, locate and protect underground services
Prerequisites: Nil

$765.00 (GST Exempt)

This two (2) day short course on underground asset location is designed for telecommunication workers who install, maintain or work near underground services. Learn to use a variety of techniques to locate underground assets such as cables, gas lines, plumbing or electricity to prevent damage and to work safely.

Learners will gain the skills to accurately locate, mark and avoid damaging buried underground assets using industry standard techniques such as the Dial Before You Dig service, electromagnetic locating, ground penetrating radar (GPR) and handheld devices.

The National Utility Locating Contractors Association (NULCA)

NULCA members get a discounted price of $655.00

(Associate Members will need to be booked through their NULCA Member employer)



Upon successful completion of this training program, you will awarded the following unit(s) of competency:

RIICCM202D – Identify, locate and protect underground services

Course information

Underground asset location course- NULCA Accredited

  • Asset location basics – the transmitter and receiver
  • Signal trace frequencies
  • Effects of different soil conditions
  • Locate signal injection and grounding
  • Tracing techniques
  • Blind searches
  • Locator problems and solutions
  • Dial Before You Dig
  • NULCA location guidelines
  • Uniform temporary marking of underground facilities, excavation an construction survey monuments
  • Electronic marking and other locating techniques
  • Safe systems of work
  • Risk assessment and hazard identification
  • Occupational health and safety training, instruction and information
Dates & Locations

Our locations include Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide, Darwin, Perth and other major regional centres throughout Australia. In-house training is available on request.

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Terms & Conditions

Student handbook

Before enroling learners are expected to download and read the Student Handbook here to gain a comprehensive understanding of training with JB Hunter including the following policies and procedures:

  • Privacy
  • Harassment, discrimination and bullying
  • Safety
  • Enrolment
  • Learner support
  • Course delivery
  • Appeals, complaints and grievances
  • Cancellations
  • Contacts

Course cancellations and changes

JB Hunter reserves the right to cancel, postpone or alter the dates and/or times of any course. Trading terms seven (7) days. Any debt collection fees incurred will be added to the balance of the account.
Transfer & cancellation fees apply.
Only one transfer allowed per booking.

Cancellation Fees

On confirmed receipt of written notice from the client:

  • 11+ business days prior to course commencement – cancellation fee 10%, transfer fee 5%
  • 6-10 business days prior to course commencement – cancellation fee 25%, transfer fee 12.5%
  • 3-5 business days prior to course commencement – cancellation Fee 50%, transfer fee 25%
  • 0-2 business days prior to course commencement OR non-attendance – cancellation fee 100%, no transfers
  • Cancellation after being granted a previous transfer – minimum cancellation fee 25%


Transfer and cancellation fees are based on the full standard course price – any discounts or subsidies offered will no longer apply.

Please Note: If you make a booking, any cancellation or non-attendance at that course may incur the fees outlined above.