Staking University is located in Manteno, IL, 45 miles south of Chicago’s Loop. With over 50 locating instruments for student use, Staking U conducts twenty-two, 5-day classes and six, 2-day Locator Certification Seminars (LCS) each year at its home campus. Additionally, Staking U conducts approximately twenty-five Locator Certification Seminars hosted by utilities, one-call centers, and municipalities in states from Delaware to California, from Georgia to Minnesota.

Staking University also conducts training at the customer’s location. These classes are primarily outdoor, hand-on training using locating instruments belonging to the customer. At the customer’s choosing, classes range from 1-day to 5-day and can include written or hands-on certification.


Cancellation Policy for Courses

Cancellation up to 2 weeks before the first day of class, 85% refund. Within 2 weeks to 3 days of class, a 50% refund. Within 72 hrs., no refund. At any time, you may choose to reschedule and apply full funds to a future class.


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July 2019

5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

July 22 @ 8:30 am - July 26 @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$2250.00

Staking University classes are taught at a live cityscape environment, with both live and abandoned utilities. The setting provides nearly 20 blocks of live utilities for hands-on locating in addition to specially-constructed training scenarios. Staking U’s week-long class is a combination of classroom and practical training outside. About 60-70% of class time is spent outdoors, putting locating theory into practice.

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August 2019

5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

August 5 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$2250.00

Staking University classes are taught at a live cityscape environment, with both live and abandoned utilities. The setting provides nearly 20 blocks of live utilities for hands-on locating in addition to specially-constructed training scenarios. Staking U’s week-long class is a combination of classroom and practical training outside. About 60-70% of class time is spent outdoors, putting locating theory into practice.

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2 Day LCS – Orlando, FL

August 15 @ 8:30 am - August 16 @ 4:30 pm CDT
University of Central Florida, 3504 Perseus Loop
Orlando, FL 32816 United States
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$695.00

Staking U’s Locator Certification Seminars (LCS) are designed to aid locators in developing: Superior troubleshooting techniques, skills to consistently provide accurate and complete utility location information, a mastery of locating equipment, and skills required to pass Staking U’s locator certification test. The Locator Certification Seminar includes classroom learning and outdoor presentations. An opportunity to take Staking U’s written certification test is available at the end of class.

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5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

August 19 @ 8:30 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$2250.00

Staking University classes are taught at a live cityscape environment, with both live and abandoned utilities. The setting provides nearly 20 blocks of live utilities for hands-on locating in addition to specially-constructed training scenarios. Staking U’s week-long class is a combination of classroom and practical training outside. About 60-70% of class time is spent outdoors, putting locating theory into practice.

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2 Day LCS – Rapid City, SD

August 28 @ 8:30 am - August 29 @ 4:30 pm CDT
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., 718 Steele Ave.
Rapid City, SD 57701 United States
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$695.00

Staking U’s Locator Certification Seminars (LCS) are designed to aid locators in developing: Superior troubleshooting techniques, skills to consistently provide accurate and complete utility location information, a mastery of locating equipment, and skills required to pass Staking U’s locator certification test. The Locator Certification Seminar includes classroom learning and outdoor presentations. An opportunity to take Staking U’s written certification test is available at the end of class.

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