RIICCM202E - Identify,locate and protect underground services

Course Information

  • DELIVERY: Face to Face Training
  • COST: $300
  • DURATION: 1 Day Course
  • LOCATION: 3/14-16 Marjorie Street, Sefton NSW 2162

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in civil construction.

It applies to those working in operational roles and overseeing construction work. They generally work under supervision and hold some responsibility for identifying, locating and protecting underground services.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successfully complete the enrolment process including LLN assessment.


The total duration is 1 day.

Training Overview

  • Identify Hazard
  • Manage and report hazards as required
  • Knowledge and practical Assessment
  • Presentation and Video

Vocational Outcome

  • Identify and report on hazards
  • Use operational tools and equipment safely and effectively
  • Apply site isolation and traffic control
  • Plan and organise work activities
  • Work with civil construction terminology
  • Identify types of services/utilities and providers
  • Use construction principles
  • Identify equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Use safety data sheet and materials handling methods
  • Carry out operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures
  • Read Dial Before You Dig Plans and have knowledge on how to be obtain them
  • Knowledge of use of underground services device


Students completing this unit of competency may decide to undertake additional studies such as MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres, MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit, MSMPER300 Issue work permits and MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis.

Course Fees and Charges

  • Group discounts apply
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront; group booking payment terms are based on agreement.


Other Charges; Certificate Reissuance; $50 per item.