Fee: £1750 + VAT per person (10% Discount for TSA Members)
The course is designed for utility surveyors with all levels of experience and includes a back to basics approach, which even the most experienced surveyor will find useful.
Courses are run monthly, please contact Sygma for availability.
Sygma Solutions’ training and assessment facility is an ideal venue for utility location training. A new training room with all “classroom” facilities has been developed and all stats (utility) plans for a square mile of REAL highways and footpaths have been obtained.
Sygma Solutions training is “real world” and not based on a simulated environment. There is, within easy walking distance:
Each of these environments often requires different utility surveying techniques, which will be fully demonstrated to delegates.
Buffet lunches & hot/cold drinks will be provided free of charge for all delegates.
Sygma Solutions’ training instructors are unique in the fact they have:
Worldwide utility locating experience including product development, testing and training across all sectors of the industry.
Sygma Solutions provides Radiodetection EM equipment & Mala Geosciences GPR for delegates to use, however, it is more beneficial for delegates to bring their own equipment, especially if it is different manufacturers’ units.
Delegates will need to bring appropriate PPE & wet weather attire, dress code is informal. Any delegates with medical conditions &/or allergies should inform Sygma Solutions at least seven days prior to course start date.
The five day course is a combination of classroom and on site practical culminating in a half day site survey using EM, GPR and plans, finishing with a written exam paper. Course numbers are restricted to four operatives per trainer or a maximum of six when two trainers are available.
Overview of utility networks, Surveying Methodology & site investigations, “Locating without a locator”, Stats Plans conventions, variations and meanings – Classroom & Site.
Basic Electrical Theory & Electromagnetic Theory, understanding how a locator works including limitations etc, HSG47 – Classroom.
Equipment specific training RD4000/8000 understanding frequencies, distortion, depth, current, CD Comparing “Locating without a locator” with Stats Plans & equipment findings – Classroom & Site.
Ground Penetrating Radar Theory – Classroom. GPR Operation – Site
Practical assessment – Two man team to survey real site area using Stats Plans, Locating without a locator, Surveying Methodology, RD4000/8000 & GPR, providing rough sketch of locations & depths. – Site.
Written Exam – Classroom.