MinRes Training Institute

Support Shotfiring Operations

RIIBLA201E

The Certificate Provides Competency-Based Training and Assessment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support shot firing operations in civil construction, coal mining (open cut), metalliferous mining (open cut), drilling and extractive sectors. It includes checking blast holes, handling explosives and accessories and priming, loading, stemming and tying explosives.    

Target Audience

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support shot firing operations in civil construction, coal mining (open cut), metalliferous mining (open cut), drilling and extractive sectors. It includes checking blast holes, handling explosives and accessories and priming, loading, stemming and tying explosives.

It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.

Duration and Delivery

The is a 3 day course.  Candidate experience is recommended.

The course is delivered via the following:

  • Online Theory Assessment
  • Face to face practical assessment at your workplace.

Packaging Rules

There are no packaging rules applicable to this unit of competency.

Elements and performance criteria, performance and knowledge evidence must be met to successfully complete the unit

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