Utility Strike Prevention Course

Is dealing with underground utilities a constant issue on your projects? 

To help your project teams navigate the complex network of utilities and prevent accidental and costly damage to essential services, DBYD Certification is excited to launch a new course that’s been developed especially for civil contractors by civil contractors.

About the course

The Utility Strike Prevention (USP) course is the first course of its kind in Australia. It’s dedicated to developing your organisation’s in-house capabilities and knowledge of planning and working around existing underground and overhead utilities. This interactive one-day course includes demonstrations and special presentations from utility representatives – and it can be customised to suit the needs of your people.

Special launch invitation and offer – QLD only

To find out how the Utility Strike Prevention course can make a difference to your operations we’re offering a special introductory 2-for-1 deal for $195, where two people can attend for the price of one during September on:

  • 2 September (Full)
  • 14 September (Full)
  • 27 September
  • Additional Sept dates and onsite course delivery can be arranged on request.

To be one of the first in the industry to preview this ‘ground-breaking’ course and find out what a difference it can make, book your seats using the form below. Or, if you would like more information about the Utility Strike Prevention course, please call us on 1300 340 017.

This course is designed for civil contracting:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Site Managers
  • Site Supervisors
  • HSE Managers

This course can be tailored to your organisational needs, and can include:

  • In-depth explanation and analysis of utility plans
  • Understanding the AS 5488 Classification of Subsurface Utilities, and why it’s important
  • Specialist sessions with utility representatives (e.g. power, gas and telecommunications) to discuss real site excavations issues, worker safety and answer any of your questions
  • Field demonstrations of locating techniques by a Certified Locator including use of EMF equipment, transponder and sondes
  • Presentation of a risk management template for efficient utility location.
  • One-day Face-to-face presentation with breaks
  • Recommended for up to 12 participants
  • Participants receive a Certificate of Completion
  • Friday 2 September: 8.00 am to 3.oo pm Brisbane (Full)
  • Wednesday 14 September: 8.00 am to 3.oo pm Brisbane (Full)
  • Tuesday 27 September: 8.00 am to 3.oo pm Brisbane
  • Additional dates available on request.

Please contact us for a quote

Bookings for USP Launch Special – offer limited to QLD only

Course Content

  • Legal obligations
  • New BYDA referral service
  • Utility locating methods
  • Plan interpretation
  • Australian Standard AS 5488
  • PEX Chart for efficient utility location
  • Specialist session with utility representatives e.g., power, gas, telco