New Zealand Certified Locator Program


Our assessment dates this year are from 9th to 13th December. We are filling slots from Monday morning and have our first candidate already. Assessments will be held in Hamilton and candidates will be advised of time slots and the location once they have passed the online theory examination.

Meet the Assessor

Steve Wood has extensive experience in the locating industry having purchased his first locating equipment from the USA in 1984. As part of his Electrical Contracting business Steve primarily focused on fault locating underground power cables, which soon developed into general buried asset locating.  In 2000 Steve started the business Fault Finders which later became Gippslocate. This business was totally focused on underground asset locating. Steve then joined NULCA in 2005 and spent a number of years on the committee including one year as Vice President In 2015 Steve sold the locating business and was soon asked to become an assessor for DBYD Certification Ltd. Steve completed his Certificate 4 in Training and assessing and now conducts training for two Registered Training Organisations and is an assessor for the Certified Locator Program.