About Us

Established in 2017, DBYD Certification Ltd (DCL) is not-for-profit industry partner dedicated to utility damage prevention through education and locator certification.

We operate the national certification program for utility locators and provide a range of unique industry education programs.

DCL has been set up to offer certification for locators working with asset owners and contractors. The Certification recognises locators who have demonstrated a high level of understanding and practical expertise. Our mission is to deliver skills development and certification of locators to the highest standard to protect people and infrastructure.

Our vision is to ensure safer workplaces and communities by protecting utility subsurface infrastructure services.

Our Programs include: Certified Locator, Certified Locating Organisation, Skills Development Courses for Locators, Courses for Ground Disturbers, i.e. Pre-excavation Management Course (4 HR) and Utility Strike Prevention Course (1-Day).

Download our Certified Locator Flyer here.