Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc. (WCFF) offers the Global ™ Training Centre’s classroom based (instructor led) Ground Disturbance Level II ® course. This course is assessed to the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) 201 Ground Disturbance Standard. For more information, visit the ABCGA website by clicking here.
This one-day program is designed for any party that is supervising a Ground Disturbance, independently performing a Ground Disturbance, or issuing and receiving Ground Disturbance permits. The program ensures that Level II ® personnel are familiar with, and fully understand, all the regulations and variances involved when a Ground Disturbance takes place. The course is presented in a logical sequence – from the pre-planning stage to the actual dig – and highlights the ‘musts’ compared to the ‘shoulds’. Level II ® is the standardized program recognized by industry regulators. Certification is good for 3 years.
Course Outline - (Global™)
- Clarify the sources when searching for underground facilities
- Providing notification to facility owner
- Receiving owner notification
- Approvals/Crossing Agreements
- Creating the Plot Plan/Site Drawing
- Line locating
- Back-fill inspections
- Permits and pre-job meetings
- Emergency Response Plans
- Contacting an underground facility
100% participation of the learning objectives. Participants must
achieve a minimum 80% pass mark on a written competency exam.