Ground Disturbance

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
  • Regulations
  • Creating the Plot Plan/Site Drawing
  • Line locating
  • Exposure
  • Back-fill inspections
  • Permits and pre-job meetings
  • Emergency Response Plans
  • Contacting an underground facility

Course Details

The competencies of this program are tested and measured through
100% participation of the learning objectives. Participants must
achieve a minimum 80% pass mark on a written competency exam.
Course Duration: Approximately 8 hours
For the classroom based (instructor led) course call 780-469-4887 to be put on a waiting list or to request a quote to train your group at your location.

$150 + GST

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