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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September 2020

5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

September 28th @ 8:30 am - October 2nd @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$2325.00

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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October 2020

2 Day LCS – Billings, MT

October 6th @ 8:30 am - October 7th @ 4:30 pm CDT
Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Ln.
Billings, MT 59102 United States
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$745.00

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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2 Day LCS – Atlanta, GA

October 15th @ 8:30 am - October 16th @ 5:00 pm CDT
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport North, 3399 International Blvd
Hapeville, GA 30354
$745.00

Locator Certification Seminars 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 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. LCS Outline Class Syllabus Host Location: Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport…

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5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

October 19th @ 8:30 am - October 23rd @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$2325.00

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 – Glenview, IL

October 26th @ 8:30 am - October 27th @ 4:30 pm CDT
NIPSTA, 2300 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, IL 60026 United States
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$745.00

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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