Certified Locators now have 2 options to renew their 2-year certification:
Retake the practical assessment (Capital Cities only)
Accumulate Continuing Education Units (CEU) over the 2-year period
For the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023, a transitional period will allow for a pro-rata CEU for renewals due as follows:
between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2023 – 40 CEU required
after 30 June 2023 – 50 CEU required
Follow these steps to renew your certificate:
Enter your details in the form below
Update your contact details where required
Upload your current photo
Upload your CEU evidence (e.g. logbook)
Pay the renewal fee of 790 + GST for a 2 year term
*A discounted renewal fee of $540 + GST is available to NULCA members and associate members. Please contact NULCA for the current NULCA member discount code. To apply the discount, please enter the correct code in the Discount Code field as well as the CEU NULCA member field.
Any Certified Locator who fails to renew within one (1) calendar month of their certificate expiry date will be considered decertified and removed from the list of Certified Locators.
Any decertified Certified Locator wishing to renew their certification, will be required to enrol as a new candidate.
To renew your certificate , please click the green button “Add Enrolment” and then the blue “Next” button to proceed.
How to earn CEU
Continuing Education Units (CEU) can be earned as follows:
10 CEU: Attendance at a NULCA general meeting (via Zoom, non-members can attend)
10 CEU: Completion of DCL Pre-Excavation Management Webinar
10 CEU: Completion of DCL technical webinars with guest speaker (coming July 2022)
15 CEU: Current membership of NULCA
20 CEU: Attendance at a DCL recognised damage prevention conference (e.g. No-Dig Downunder)
35 CEU: Provision of evidence of work in the locating industry for previous 24 months by way of submission of a logbook. 200 hours required (download template here)
50 CEU: Pass a DCL recognised 1-day skills upgrade course
New Renewal fees for 2-year period:
Certified Locators: $790+ GST
NULCA Member: $540 + GST (contact NULCA for discount code)
If you choose to retake the practical assessment, the fee is: $1,195 + GST. (Capital Cities only)