This  course describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in civil construction.  It applies to those working in operational roles and overseeing construction work. They generally work under supervision and hold some responsibility for identifying, locating and protecting underground services.



 The course covers the following:

  • Course objectives
  • Prepare to identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Underground services
  • Working safely
  • Operations documentation
  • Work method statements
  • Process for writing a SWMS
  • Safety data sheets
  • Site isolation and safety signage
  • Select and check tools and equipment
  • Electromagnetic locating
  • Identify and locate underground services
  • Locate and determine details
  • Protect underground services
  • Establish clearance distances and isolate work as required
  • Finishing the job
  • Confirm restoration
  • Clean up after work
  • Clearing the work area



90 minutes  CPD