Drain Mapping


The new Drain Mapping certification course has been developed by the NADC and the National Drainage Academy and is an Energy and Utility Skills recognised training course.

This course been developed for surveyors who have completed the CCTV/CDS course but is also open to every drainage engineer. The course is designed to develop and enhance skills in accurate drain mapping and tracing, employing the very latest signal generators and locators from Vivax.

The course has 7 modules and will be followed by a 40 questions multiple choice question examination. Successful candidates will receive EU Skills cards, NADC certificates and entry onto the www.eusr.co.uk certification register.

Course attendees will be trained on the use of Vloc-3 locator units.

The vLoc3 series from Vivax-Metrotech is the new industry benchmark for utility locating. The vLoc3 is built on a new Triaxial 3D architecture that provides “must-have” features and offers powerful best-in-class performance. Its class-exclusive 3D antenna technology is optimized to deliver an immense level of performance, allowing the technician to be in complete command on every challenging locate. The vLoc3 is as smart as it is tough, making it the perfect locator for the locating professional who wants to perform at their best.

For more information on Vivax location products click here.

Asset Information App

In addition to locator training the course also encompasses the new manhole reporting app Asset Information, a free downloadable app which produces professional STC25 standard manhole reports including photos of the chambers. All attendees are advised to download this app prior to attending this course. Please see the following instructional video: https://viewline.tv/asset-info-instructional-video/

Example of a manhole report created from the Asset Information Android App