Staking University is located in Manteno, IL, 45 miles south of Chicago. With over 60 locating instruments from all top manufacturers ready for student use, Staking U conducts 5-day classes and 2-day Locator Certification Seminars (LCS) year-round at its main campus. 
We also have 3-day GPR courses scheduled as well, with multiple brands of equipment available to train on.
Additionally, Staking U conducts approximately twenty-five Locator Certification Seminars hosted by utilities, one-call centers, and municipalities all over the country, from Massachusetts to California and Florida to Minnesota.
Staking University also conducts onsite 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.


Upcoming Classes

2 Day LCS – Sioux Falls, SD

Associated General Contractors 7501 E. Arrowhead Pkwy, Sioux Falls
$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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1 Day Locating Seminar – Georgia 811 Summit

City of Lawrenceville 435 W Pike Street, Lawrenceville
$250.00

Staking U’s Locator Seminars (LCS) are designed to aid locators in developing: Superior troubleshooting techniques, skills to consistently provide accurate and complete utility location information, and a mastery of locating equipment. This Locator Seminar includes classroom learning and outdoor presentations.

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1 Day Locating Seminars – Georgia 811 Summit

Georgia 811 3400 Summit Ridge Pkwy, Duluth, GA
Sold Out $250.00

Staking U’s Locator Seminars (LCS) are designed to aid locators in developing: Superior troubleshooting techniques, skills to consistently provide accurate and complete utility location information, and a mastery of locating equipment. This Locator Seminar includes classroom learning and outdoor presentations.

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2 Day LCS – Rapid City, SD

AGC/CIC 2771 Plant Street, Rapid City, SD

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 – Denver, CO

Hydrodig 6998 York St., Denver

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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