Location of Underground Services (LUGS)

Course Dates

Date/TimeTimeCourse NameLocation
21/09/2017 - 22/09/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Cork Newmarket, Co. Cork
28/09/2017 - 29/09/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services Tallaght, Dublin 24
09/10/2017 - 10/10/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services Tallaght, Dublin 24
19/10/2017 - 20/10/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Cork Newmarket, Co. Cork
26/10/2017 - 27/10/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Dublin Tallaght, Dublin 24
06/11/2017 - 07/11/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Dublin Tallaght, Dublin 24
16/11/2017 - 17/11/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Cork Newmarket, Co. Cork
27/11/2017 - 28/11/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Cork Newmarket, Co. Cork
07/12/2017 - 08/12/2017
All Day Location Of Underground Services - Dublin Tallaght, Dublin 24

This is a SOLAS, Construction Skills Certification Scheme, CSCS course

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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.

Course Summary:

  • 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

Certification: On successful completion a CSCS card and certificate will be issued by SOLAS. Certificates are valid for a period of five years.

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Who Should Attend

Anyone whose work activities include exvavations

Course Aim

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.