Training/Seminars

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  • Do we offer FREE Training?

    Yes, we provide FREE training with every line locator, GPR cart, leak detector, and inspection camera purchase within the American states of AL, FL, GA, KY, NC, SC, TN. We will also provide FREE follow-up refresher training if requested.

  • Do we offer Product Presentations?

    Yes, we can visit your job site and allow your group to experience hands-on all our products. We can also provide classroom-type group discussions, including the product overview and line locating & plastic pipe locating. Group speaking can include anything from "Locating 101", "In-depth secondary Fault Locating," "Utility GPS Mapping w/Locator," "Leak Detection 101", etc. Product presentations can be perfect for company safety meetings, 811 meetings, NACE meetings, or various worker education requirements.

  • Do we offer Training Certificates?

    We can provide a "Certificate of Training" if users can complete an instructor test following product training. The Certificate will be product-specific and can serve for your continuing education purposes. Nulca accredited training for GPR is available throughout the year.

  • Do we offer GPR Training/Seminars?

    We offer periodic seminars throughout the American Southeast, which usually require 1 to 2 days and are held at area Hotel properties. Seminars include factory instructors from Impulse Radar and Tracer Electronics. Day 1 will consist of intense GPR training and theory of underground utility locating, and extensive hands-on field use. The first day is essential for all GPR users and ideal for utility locating. The second day focuses on setting up grids, collecting data, performing successful underground utility analysis, and is perfect for subsurface engineering personal. These seminars are perfect for any professionals working in the sub-surface utility engineering fields, utility owners, utility locators, and utility contractors. They can be essential for any person using a GPR cart. These seminars require registration and pre-payment to attend and are posted on this website as they are scheduled. Please see below for upcoming or recent events.

  • NULCA Accredited GPR Course (Impulse Radar)

    GPR for the Locating Technician course (Nulca accredited)
    Learn the best practices for locating utilities with GPR technology. This course follows the new Nulca Competencies for the GPR Technician curriculum.

    From time to time, courses will be held at various locations throughout the American southeast and our office location in Lebanon, TN. If interested in attending an upcoming class, please contact your local sales manager and we can arrange for an Impulse Radar training course.

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  • Clemson, SC - EML/GPR Course (July-2020)

    July 30th - 31st, 2020
    Utility Locator Training - Clemson, SC
    Clemson University - Conference Center & Inn


    Tracer Electronics LLC works closely with Impulse Radar, Vivax-Metrotech, and NC811 to provide a comprehensive and thorough utility locating course. This two-day training course meets the equipment manufacturers' training standards to ensure that the student demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding in applying Electromagnetic locating and GPR safely and professionally to locate underground utilities accurately and reliably successfully. 

    If interested please contact:
    Eric Prince - (615) 450-8581 or Michele Smith - (615) 285-3952 x103

    8/1/2020

    We thank every one of you who attended the training class at Clemson University. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we had. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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    6/1/2020 - UPDATE

    6/1/2020 - UPDATE
    Good News!

    Class rescheduled for July 30th & 31st. Same location. Please contact us to confirm your registration.

    We thank you for your patience.

    3/20 - Class is on hold!

    Due to the SARS-CoV-2 virus outbreak (COVID-19), the March class has been canceled and rescheduled for July 30th & 31st. 

    We will be contacting attendees and notifying them of the new date. There will be no fees collected until the class takes place.


    2/27 - This class is full.

    If interested in another training class, please contact us or send us the completed form, and we will hold a seat for the next class: the site and date TBD.

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  • Global Excavation Safety Virtual Conference, April 6-8, 2021 (Expired)

    Global Excavation Safety Virtual Conference, April 6-8, 2021

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    If anyone is interested in taking part in this virtual conference, please consider using this special code GESC56784 to receive a $200 off a full conference registration. At checkout, simply enter the code GESC56784 to receive the discount.

  • Wake Forest, NC - EML/GPR Course (August-2021) - NULCA Cert.

    August 18th - 19th, 2021
    Utility Locator Training - Wake Forest, NC
    Alston-Massenburg Center


    Tracer Electronics LLC works closely with Impulse Radar, Vivax-Metrotech, NC811, and independent instructors to provide a comprehensive and thorough utility locating course for EM locating and utility locating with GPR. This two-day training course meets the equipment manufacturer's training standards to ensure that the student demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding in applying Electromagnetic locating and GPR safely and professionally to locate underground utilities accurately and reliably successfully. Day 1 will be the GPR Training which will earn the student a NULCA Certificate. Day 2 is focused on EM Locating using pipe & cable locating equipment. This course will earn the students an instructional completion certificate.

    If interested please contact:
    Eric Prince - (615) 450-8581 or Michele Smith - (615) 285-3952 x103

    8/19/2021

    We thank every one of you who attended the training class at Wake Forest. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we had. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Training & Seminars