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RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services

Know how to Dial Before You Dig?

This training will teach the participant the skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in preparation of a site for construction operations; this includes searching for known or potential services or utilities which may exist under the surface of a specified excavation site.

Learners will gain the knowledge and skills from this course relating to:

  • Legislation and regulations
  • Consequences of contact with live services
  • Plan and prepare for the intended work
  • Communication – onsite/utility owners/supervisors
  • The role of safety observers
  • Hierarchy of location methods
  • Application for plans through “Dial Before You Dig”
  • Reading and interpretation of service plans
  • Interpreting local conditions
  • Underground and above ground markers
  • Positive location methods
  • Problematic situations
  • Reporting damage
  • Re-instating work areas
Delivery Options
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Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.
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