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Professional Utility Location Fundamentals

The most comprehensive of our Training Modules includes a combination of Product and Theory Training but also incorporates Practical Training for on-site procedures. This course provides the theory of Cable Location, the science of Cable Locating and correct industry practice. This course includes: H & S relevant to CL practitioners, Visual Inspection, Theoretical Science, Passive, Active, and Direct Connection Techniques, Standard Operating Procedures, Correct Mark out Methodologies, Basic New Zealand Utility Information, Service and Maintenance, Geotechnical Media and Soil Variance, Correct Grid Survey and Basic Mapping.


  • Have an enhanced understanding of the Founding Sciences – building on the foundations
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills using advanced topics to improve location results in accordance with industry best practice – i.e., what frequencies and why
  • Have developed skills and knowledge of using advance locating systems and tools
  • Demonstrate competent operating processes along with visual inspection and mark out techniques
  • Know the requirements under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015
  • Show awareness of hazards and risks in utility location.


  • Health and Safety relevant to Utility Location practitioners
  • Hazard identification
  • Visual Inspection
  • Theoretical Science, frequencies, current, impedance, grounding, interference, induction
  • Passive, Active and Direct Connection Techniques
  • Antenna modes and techniques
  • Correct Grid Survey
  • Correct Methodologies
  • Product Function Inc: Cross Science Brief
  • Current Onsite Practice and Workflow (Field Working Procedure)
  • Current Globally recognised/local standards.

If you wish to have a course at your workplace then CALL 0800 500 380 OR EMAIL
Training Courses held onsite at your workplace may incur travel costs for trainers.

Course Duration
2 Days 8.30am – 4.00pm

Course Location
Your Workplace (Contact us to discuss 0800 500 380)

Attendee Numbers
Minimum 6

On Completion
Successful attendees will receive an Accurate Certificate of Attendance and an ARA Statement of Attainment.

& Requirements
Participants must have the ability to read, write and understand English. Completed the Basic Clearance, Avoidance and Verification Course or equivalent practical experience. On the day you will need to bring an Approved Professional Utility Location System and PPE (Hi Viz and Safety Boots).

$800 + GST per person

Travel costs for trainers may incur, will be advised once enrolment has been received.

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