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 2019

5 Day Campus Class – Manteno, IL

September 23rd @ 8:00 am - September 27th @ 4:00 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 – Manteno, IL

September 23rd @ 8:30 am - September 24th @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 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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3 Day GPR Training – Manteno, IL

September 25th @ 8:30 am - September 27th @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking University, 411 S. Evergreen St.
Manteno, IL 60950 United States
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$1800.00

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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October 2019

2 Day LCS – Hemet, CA

October 2nd @ 8:30 am - October 3rd @ 4:30 pm CDT
Staking U Mobile Unit, 1801 Searl Parkway
Hemet, CA 92545 United States
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$695

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 – Billings, MT

October 2nd @ 8:30 am - October 3rd @ 4:30 pm CDT
City of Billings, 2251 Belknap Ave
Billings, MT 59101 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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