Identify, Locate And Protect Underground Services


This course is recommended for workers who are required to identify, locate & protect underground services in preparation for civil construction and rail infrastructure work.

Underground services are those services such as gas, electricity, internet and telephone that are required.  You will gain knowledge to locate these services using "dial before you dig" and worksite equipment to help locate services and to use equipment without damaging services.


On successful completion of this courseyou will be issued with a Statement of Attainment. This course is a 

Nationally Accredited Course

Pre-requisites & Course Requirements:

  • Photo ID must be presented ie current drivers licence or passport
  • Basic English language and literacy skills
  • All participants must wear full PPE




Elements & Performance Criteria

1. Prepare to identify, locate and protect underground services

2. Identify and locate underground services

3. Protect underground services 

4. Conduct housekeeping activities