Transmission Advanced Line Locating (TALL)

This online course is aimed at developing knowledge and skills associated with locating transmission pipeline facilities. It also provides advanced solutions to abnormal operating conditions (AOC’s). This course was developed with input from industry subject matter experts. It details the necessary methods and procedures to safely perform locates as per applicable regulatory requirements, acts and industry best practices.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 1 day (up to 8 hours) online underground facility locator training course is aimed at developing knowledge and skills associated with locating transmission pipeline facilities. This transmission pipeline locator training course provides UFLs with advanced locating solutions to abnormal operating conditions (AOC’s).

This e-learning transmission pipeline locator training course was developed with input from industry subject matter experts. It details necessary methods and procedures to safely perform transmission pipeline facility locates as per applicable regulatory requirements, acts and industry best practices.

Included in this transmission pipeline locator training course: Online quizzes and a final exam. Certificate and wallet card issued upon successful completion.
Who Should Take This Course?

 

Anyone who is responsible for locating transmission pipeline facilities will benefit from this e-learning locator training course.

COURSE TOPICS

Module 1 – Introduction to Transmission Advanced Line Locating

  • Describe transmission pipelines
  • Identify locate requests and Locator
    responsibilities
  • Explain locating procedures

Module 2 – Fundamentals of Line Locating

  • Describe the theory of electromagnetic locating
  • Explain fundamental function of the transmitter
    and the receiver
  • Discuss signal distortion

Module 3 – Active Locating Methods

  • Explain and apply the Direct Hook-Up Method
  • Explain and apply the Inductive Clamp Method
  • Explain and apply the Inductive Method

Module 4 – Passive Locating Methods

  • Explain and apply the Radio Mode
  • Explain and apply the Live Cable (Power) Mode.
  • Explain and apply the Cathodic Protection System
    (CPS) Mode.

Module 5 – Advanced Locating Methods

  • Explain and apply the Parallel Line Check Method
  • Explain and apply the Sweeping Method.
  • Explain and apply the Multi-Angle Sweeping
    Method.
  • Explain and apply the 360° Sweeping Method.
  • Explain and apply the ALL Method

Module 6 – Unconventional Locating Methods

  • Explain and apply the Point A to Point B Method.
  • Explain and apply the Measurement Method.
  • Explain and apply the Visual Evidence Method.

Module 7 – Obstacles and Problem Solving

  • Explain locating obstacles.
  • Apply problem solving procedures.

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 8 hours

PASS MARK

Testing conducted during this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course as many times as necessary if the pass mark is not achieved.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

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 indicated on the certificate.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

N/A

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