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Professional Locate Administrator Course (PLAC)

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Be the expert. By signing up for the online interactive Professional Locate Administrator Course (PLAC), you will gain knowledge on how to effectively request and manage locates.

The course provides an in-depth understanding of the steps necessary to effectively manage locates within the Province of Ontario. Learn to plan projects, make accurate locate requests, stay within the regulations, utilize tools, avoid issues, troubleshoot and so much more.

Complete PLAC and receive 1 credit toward a Gold Seal Certification through the Canadian Construction Association.

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Professional Locate Administrator Course Details

What topics does the course cover?

There are nine interactive modules covering various topics, including:

  • Hazard identification
  • Damage Prevention
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Project Planning
  • Using portal tools
  • Types of Locate Requests and when to use them
  • Dig Types and Dig Details
  • Locate Packages
  • Troubleshooting (Late Locates, Fixing incorrect locate request, cancelling a locate requests, locate renegotiation)
  • And so much more…

Plac Questions

Step 1

Who Should Take This Course?

If you work for a company that excavates, and your job involves requesting and/or organizing locates, this course is for you. Whether you are taking this course as a refresher or are brand new to the industry, when finished, you will be the go-to-person within an organization to answer questions related to locates.

Step 2

How Long Does The Course Take?

The estimated learning time is 6 hours. Learn on your own time, at your own pace.

Step 3

Is There A Certificate?

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date.

Step 4

Where Is The Course Offered?

PLAC is a self-guided online course available 24/7. The course is run on the Coursettra learning management software.

Register today to become a certified expert.

Support and Troubleshooting PLAC

For support and troubleshooting answers, please see the appropriate category below to learn more.