Ground Penetrating Radar

Utility Locating with GPR (Nulca-accredited)

This interactive, online course will teach students the fundamentals using GPR for locating buried utilities.
This course meets the requirements set out by Nulca for GPR Locating Technicians. The following topics are covered in this course:

• Basics of GPR
• Reflection coefficient
• Frequency and resolution
• Factors affecting target detection
• Setting the correct velocity
• Collecting data in Line Scan mode
• Collecting data in Grid Scan mode
• Integrating GPS
• Data interpretation

** You will have access to this course for 6 months from the date you sign up for it. **

Approximately 2 hours (you can stop and resume where you left off at any time)

Speakers or headphones (as the training contains audio)

A certificate will be available for download and printing, providing a passing mark of 65% is attained

"The course was perfect. There is some really good info in the course sections. I would recommend the course to anyone involved with GPR work. Even though the information is geared toward utility locating, it covers topics that will help to understand radio-wave data in general."
Robert Zalewski,
CityScan Corp

  • Navigating the online platform
  • Introduction to Utility Locating
  • GPR Theory
  • Factors affecting GPR
  • Line Scan Mode
  • Surveying in Grid Scan mode
  • Data Interpretation
  • QUIZ
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever