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SOLAS Location of Underground Services

Safecon – An Expert Provider of Location of Underground Services Courses

Safecon is a leading provider of Location of Underground Services, Location of Underground Services Courses, and Location of Underground Services Training in Ireland.
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Course Details:

The Course is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on the public highway & private land. It will train delegates in the use of cable detection equipment and to detect and avoid most buried apparatus.


To provide the participants with the required knowledge and skills to carry out the location and avoidance of underground services when involved with excavation works.


  • Legal & Occupational Responsibilities
  • Liaison with others
  • Risk Assessment
  • Planning the work
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Video Presentation
  • Introduction to location & detection equipment – functional checks
  • Practical on-site location of underground services (by each delegate)
  • Practical techniques for locating various services – pipes, cables, street lighting, concrete reinforcing bars and locating tee connections.
  • Further practical exercise – incorporating all associated equipment
  • Maintenance & storage of equipment
  • Safe digging techniques
  • Ten Golden rules of locating
  • Questions & Answers

Pre Course Requirements:

  • Have a valid Safe Pass Registration Card
  • Complete a CSCS Training/Assessment Programme

Assessment / Certification

FÁS CSCS (Construction Sector Certification Scheme) FETAC Level 5 certification and identity card for successful applicants.


2 days


Maximum of 8

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