Underground Utility Detection

About The Course

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of underground utility detection techniques and practices essential for professionals in construction, engineering, and utilities management. Participants will delve into the methodologies, technologies, and best practices for accurately locating and mapping underground utilities to prevent costly damages, ensure project safety, and comply with regulatory requirements. Through interactive modules and hands-on exercises, participants will gain practical skills in using ground-penetrating radar (GPR), electromagnetic locators, and other cutting-edge tools for utility detection. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the field, this course equips you with the knowledge and expertise to effectively identify and manage underground utilities in various project settings.

Course Objective

  • Understanding Underground Utility Types: Gain insight into the different types of underground utilities, including water pipes, gas lines, electrical cables, and telecommunications infrastructure, and their unique characteristics.
  • Mastering Detection Technologies: Explore the principles and operation of detection technologies such as ground-penetrating radar (GPR), electromagnetic locators, and acoustic methods for accurately locating underground utilities.
  • Interpreting Utility Maps and Records: Learn how to interpret utility maps, as-built drawings, and historical records to identify potential underground hazards and plan detection activities effectively.
  • Implementing Safe Work Practices: Understand the importance of safety protocols and best practices for conducting underground utility detection to minimize risks to personnel, equipment, and surrounding infrastructure.
  • Optimizing Survey Techniques: Develop proficiency in survey techniques, including grid scanning, line tracing, and depth estimation, to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of underground utility detection operations.
  • Navigating Regulatory Compliance: Familiarize yourself with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to

Course Schedule

No. Course Title Duration Schedule
1 Underground Utility Detection Operation 5 Days 2 - 6 Sep 2024