Underground Asset Locator

Price: $500.00 (GST Exempt)
Duration: 2 days
RIICCM202D - Identify, locate and protect underground services
Prerequisites: Nil

$500.00 (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.



WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING to your Underground Asset Location course

  • Proof of identity to show your instructor – this can be either a current driver’s licence, passport or company photo ID
  • Steel cap boots
  • Appropriate work attire – long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Safety glasses
  • Locators

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

  • 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
  • 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.

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

Terms and Conditions

With the exception of qualifications, students have 3 months from commencement of training, to complete all learning and demonstrate competence. After this time the enrolment will be cancelled.

For information on JB Hunter’s Terms and Conditions and any fees and charges that might apply please go to our Policies and Procedures page.

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