PQMS Highways Course

Category 1 - Locate Utility Services

Course Name

Category 1 - Locate Utility Services


This course is designed for experienced operatives with an active knowledge of utility operations and excavating practices who will be required to identify, detect and mark utility services prior to excavating. The course covers the minimum training and assessment required for those working to safely detect utility services using recognised and approved detection methods.

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Course Content

This course consists of both a questionnaire and practical assessment on the below EUSMUNC06 Locate and Avoid Services for Utilities Network Construction. EUSEPUS044 Location and Identification of Underground Utility Services in the Electricity Power Utilities. It also incorporates the relevant requirements of HSE guidance documents: HSG47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services. HSG150 Health and Safety in Construction. Achievement of the standard demonstrates effective performance, by being able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge: Interpret utility drawings and line search documents. Use location equipment to locate underground services. Identify the dangers and hazards associated with underground services


Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded an EUSR card detailing Category 1 - Locate Utility Services. This accreditation lasts for 3 years.


1 Day




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Card Cost

Registration & Card Cost Included
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Scheduled Dates

This course is currently run on demand. Please contact us for futher details