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The utility locator certification course was developed at the request of One-Call of Wyoming. One-Call of Wyoming funded Casper College to develop a utility locator certification course to train and certify utility locators in Wyoming.The utility locator certification course is designed to train and certify utility locators on the basic methods for locating and verifying underground utility lines. There are three parts to the course:• lecture• lab• certification.The utility locator certification course is offered either in the classroom or as a hybrid online class. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of locating competency from our program partner Staking University, a nationally recognized underground utility locator certification training center. All classes are limited to 8 students to allow for quality instructor/student interaction.

For more information call 800-442-2963 and ask for Bill Mixer at #2670 or Dave Arndt at #2521.

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Governor of Wyoming, Matt MeadeThe courses we offer are:

ELTR 1545 is our five-day classroom course, four days for lecture and labs, and the last day for certification testing. The lecture portion consists of theory and practical field demonstrations. The lab portion consist of students using locating equipment to locate utility lines on the Casper College campus.

ELTR 1545 Hybrid is our online hybrid class which is designed so that the student will do all the class lectures on line and take review quizzes over the lecture materials. Once the quizzes are completed the student will take a review final they must pass with a score of 70 % to be able to attend a two day lab class where they will perform hands on locating and take the practical exam on the last day. Students have approximately four weeks to complete the online portion and come to the lab section the following week.

ELTR 1645 is our accelerated locator class and is designed for the experienced locator as we cover the same material as our ELTR 1545 and 1545 Hybrid courses in three days instead of five. We recommend you have two years of locating experience to take this class.

BRING CLOTHES APPROPRIATE FOR THE WEATHER CONDITIONS
YOU WILL BE OUTSIDE ABOUT 3/4 OF THE CLASS TIME

Equipment
Professionals currently working in the field may bring their own equipment provided it can do both conductive and inductive locating. Equipment will be provided for all students.

Grants
You may be eligible for a grant through the Department of Workforce Services to pay for the Utility Locator Certification class and lab, including books and supplies.
For more information contact Judy at 307-234-4591.


Registration

For additional information please call toll free 800-442-2963 and ask for Bill Mixer at 2670 or via , or Dave Arndt at 2521 or via .


Fall 2014

**   Effective September 1, 2014, Staking University has set a $100.00 certification fee for all Casper College utility locator certification courses.

The amount charged by Casper College for these courses, is for Casper College tuition and the $100.00 Staking University certification fee.

  • Utility Locator Certification: 5-day classroom and lab
    Fundamentals of underground utility location will be covered in this class including methods used to change the transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth. Students registering for ELTR 1545 are automatically enrolled in the corresponding lab.
    • Course # ELTR 1545 60
      2 credits
      Mon. thru Fri., September 29 – October 3
      8 a.m.-4:50 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Tuition and certification fee: $316.00
      Registration deadline: September 24, 2014
  • Accelerated Utility Locator Certification: Three-day Classroom and Lab
    Student must have two years of locating experience prior to enrolling in this class. The class will cover the fundamentals of underground utility location, methods used to change the transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth.
    • Course # ELTR 1645 60
      1.5 credits
      Wed., Thur., Fri.: September 3 - 5
      8 a.m.-4:40 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Tuition and certification fee: $262.00
      Registration deadline: August 27, 2014
    • Course # ELTR 1645 80
      1.5 credits
      Wed., Thur., Fri.: October 7 - 9
      8 a.m.-4:40 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Tuition and certification fee: $262.00
      Registration deadline: October 1. 2014

    Tuition cost:

    1 credit;       Wyoming resident $108.00, WUE  $149.00, out of state $249.00

    1.5 credits; Wyoming resident $162.00, WUE  $223.50, out of state $373.50

    2 credits;    Wyoming resident $216.00, WUE  $298.00, out of state $498.00

Spring 2014
  • Accelerated Utility Locator Certification: Three-day Classroom and Lab
    Learn the fundamentals of underground utility location including how to change transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, measure the magnetic field with the receiver, produce a round magnetic field, and verify depth. You must have two years of locating experience to enroll in this class.
    • Course # ELTR 1645 81
      1.5 credits
      Mon., Tues., Wed.: May 5 - 7
      8 a.m.-4:40 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Cost: $153.00****
      Registration deadline: April 28, 2014
  • Utility Locator Certification: Five-day Classroom and Lab
    Learn the fundamentals of underground utility location including how to change transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, measure the magnetic field with the receiver, produce a round magnetic field, and verify depth.
    • Course # ELTR 1545 80
      2 credits
      Mon. thru Fri., Apr. 7 to Apr. 11
      8 a.m.–4:50 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Cost: $204 **
      Registration deadline: Apr. 3
    • Course # ELTR 1545 81
      2 credits
      Mon. thru Fri., Apr. 28 to May 2
      8 a.m.–4:50 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Cost: $204 **
      Registration deadline: Apr. 23

Summer 2014

  • Accelerated Utility Locator Certification: Three-day Classroom and Lab
    Student must have two years of locating experience prior to enrolling in this class. The class will cover the fundamentals of underground utility location, methods used to change the transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth.
    • Course # ELTR 1645 01
      1.5 credits
      Mon., Tues., Wed.: June 23 - 25
      8 a.m.-4:40 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Cost: $153.00****
      Registration deadline: June 18. 2014
  • Utility Locator Certification: Hybrid Internet Class with Classroom Lab
    Fundamentals of underground utility location will be covered in this class including methods used to change the transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth. Students registering for ELTR 1545 Hybrid are automatically enrolled in the corresponding lab. Students must pass the online final exam to be eligible to attend the lab.
    • Internet Class
      Course # ELTR 1545 H1
      2 credits
      June 4 - 20
      Location: Internet
      Lab
      Thur. and Fri., June 26 -27
      8 a.m.-4:40 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: Bill Mixer
      Cost: $204 **
      Registration deadline: May 28, 2014
  • Utility Locator Certification: 5-day classroom and lab
    Fundamentals of underground utility location will be covered in this class including methods used to change the transmitter current levels and shape of the magnetic field, how to measure the magnetic field with the receiver, and how to produce a round magnetic field and verify depth. Students registering for ELTR 1545 are automatically enrolled in the corresponding lab.
    • Course # ELTR 1545 01
      2 credits
      Mon. thru Fri., June 9 - 13
      8 a.m.-4:50 p.m.
      Location: EI 109
      Instructor: David Arndt
      Cost: $204 **
      Registration deadline: June 4, 2014

TUITION COST:

*Tuition for a 1 credit class (beginning Fall 2013) is $102 for Wyoming residents, $141 for WUE, and $260 for out-of-state residents.

** Tuition for a 2 credit class (beginning Fall 2013) is $204 for Wyoming residents, $282 for WUE, and $520 for out-of-state residents.

***Tuition for a 3 credit class (beginning Fall 2013) is $306 for Wyoming residents, $423 for WUE, and $780 for out-of-state residents.

****Tuition for a 1.5 credit class is $153 for Wyoming residents, $211.50 for WUE, and $390 for out-of-state residents.

Residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Washington are eligible for the WUE tuition rate.

For questions on your residency status, contact Kyla Foltz, Enrollment Services Office, GW 3rd Floor or 307-268-2111.

 
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