What if I fail the self-assessment?
Are there GPR criteria in the self-assessment?
Is GPR required equipment?
Why does the assessment only focus on electro-magnetic techniques and not on GPR?
Are reasons for not using GPR explained during the assessment?
How are the assessors selected?
I am Telstra accredited, why do I need another certification?
How will the certification be policed in the field?
Does the certification recognise prior learning (RPL)?
Is there a difference in the assessment of city and rural locators?
Does the certification cover all locating techniques?
Are certified locators allowed to locate all assets?
If the assessor is a locator, how do you guarantee impartiality (conflict of interest)?
If an APL is not DBYD certified, will she/he still be on the list of locators that is sent out with the Telstra plans?
Do you have to be able to locate fibre to be DBYD certified?
Would the certification be suitable for construction subcontractors?
Does engaging a certified locator offer any benefits?
If I engage a certified locator, can I be assured that there will be no damage?
Who is conducting the practical assessments?
How does somebody prove, she/he had 3 months work experience?
Do I need PI insurance to become certified?
Is there a process in place to protect the DBYD Locator trademark? Will the trademark be tarnished if there are damages and incidents caused?
Is it sufficient to have one transponder locator per company?
What happens if you are not certified and locate Telstra network?
How long is the certification valid for?
What is fail rate?
How long does it take to complete the certification?
Is the UALL course and practical experience enough to pass the certification?
What is the best course for novices?
Will a list of certified locators be sent out along with the plans?
Are there any other asset owners coming on board?
Is there a standard for RTOs delivering locator training? Who is regulating the RTOs course content and their training outcomes? Is there an assessment for RTOs?
33. If the DBYD certification is the new benchmark, does this mean the NULCA course and Telstra course was not good enough?
Does the NULCA course cover all the content for the DBYD assessment?
If I did a NULCA course 7 years ago, do I need to do a refresher?
Is the certification only for Telstra?
What keeps locators that fail the assessment from working in the field?
Who has drafted the questions and designed the assessment?
There are inconsistencies with asset owners’ requirements – will these be addressed as further asset owners come on board?
Are Optus and NBN coming on Board?
Is NULCA looking to become an RTO to provide training as an industry association?
Does DBYD nationally have the intent to send specific locator information when enquiries are made?
Does a person have to be re-assessed once further asset owners come on board?
Is the DBYD certification mandatory for becoming re-accredited with Telstra?
Will construction companies be approached?
Does having the certification mean there is no further fee to become Telstra accredited?
Do I need to take both the DBYD and the Telstra card out to a job?
Does the certification allow me to locate assets in other states?
Do the assessors train and assess their own employees?
Is the UALL online course relevant for Australian locators?
Where are the practical assessments being held?
What happens after the 2 year certification period upon renewal?
Does the certification replace the Telstra optic fibre course?
Would a new locator be competent after completing the JB Hunter course?
How can it be determined if a locator has a certain amount of experience?
Is there a discount for current APLs that wish to become certified?
Is the certification for an individual or for the company?
Does an assessor have to be an independent person, or can s/he continue working as a locator?
Does the locator have to own the equipment?
Does the locator have to own a copy of AS5488