Welcome to Staking University

Since 1999, Staking U has provided underground utility locator training to over 400 utilities, municipalities and private organizations.

Staking University is located in Manteno, IL, 45 miles south of Chicago’s Loop. With over 50 locating instruments for student use, Staking U conducts twenty-two, 5-day classes and six, 2-day Locator Certification Seminars (LCS) each year at its home campus. Additionally, Staking U conducts approximately twenty-five Locator Certification Seminars hosted by utilities, one-call centers, and municipalities in states from Delaware to California, from Georgia to Minnesota.

No matter the brand, Staking U instructors are highly knowledgeable on all types of locating equipment.

In 2010, Staking University premiered its first training product, a 113-minute video titled Locating Unlimited.