Colorado 811’s iLearn811 is an online learning platform to help excavators and utility companies learn the One Call Law, Best Practices and how to dig with care. This class can be done on your time and at your pace.

Colorado’s iLearn811 platform is the first online learning management system (LMS) for excavators, landscapers, and contractors in the state of Colorado. The program is an interactive online course that can be taken at any time and at any pace. Users can complete one section of the course, save their spot and come back later.

Things to Know

  • The Excavator Course takes on average four hours to complete
  • The course covers Colorado’s One Call Law, terminology, ticket types, Colorado 811 procedures and best practices
  • After completing the Excavator Course, users will receive a certificate of completion

iLearn811 Instructions

  • Click on the blue button at the top of the page or go to
  • Select “New User”
  • Follow the onscreen prompts
  • Register yourself
  • Upon submitting your new user info, you’ll be logged into the system
  • Select “Start Learning Now”

More Instruction

  • First, choose the Certifications option
  • Select the Excavator Training
  • Then choose the available course needed to complete the requirements for the certification (Excavation Course)
  • Confirm your email address (check your spam folder if you don’t see it in your inbox)
  • Once your email address is confirmed you will be presented with access to the student home page. Once there, click on “Excavation Course” on the left hand side
  • Follow the step-by-step directions in the course


  • Please email Alicia Hays at if you run into difficulties registering