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AA Drill and Blast Engineer Training

This course is for persons in the role of Drill and Blast Engineer at AA surface sites.

AA Manage Drill and Blast Training

This course is specific for AA Senior Drill and Blast Engineers and Supervisors with responsibility for the management of drill and blast operations.

Completion of all units and assignments provides the competencies  RIIBLA602D Establish and Maintain a Blasting System and RIIBLA401D Manage Blasting Operations

MAXAM Blast Crew

This course provides successful trainees with both the RIIBLA201D Support Shotfirer and RIIBLA205D Store, Handle and Transport of Explosives Units of Competency.
These units are suitable for persons wanting to work in blast crew and are required for some statutory positions such as Open Cut Examiner.

Both theory and practical assessment must be completed.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion for the shotfirer units of competency not a Statement of Attainment

Notes:

  • The Certificate can be upgraded to a Statement of Attainment on completion of the required practical experience and assessments.
  • Upgrading a Certificate to a Statement may incur additional costs.

Course costs including manual $875.00

Queensland Surface Safe Drill and Blast Course

This course is for Site Management needing to complete a Safe Drilling and Blasting course in order to develop a basic but thorough understanding of the drill and blast process.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion for the shotfirer units of competency and not a Statement of Attainment

Notes:

The course cost including manual $1250.00

Explosives and Blasting for Surface Operations

This assessment is for persons completing the Explosives and Blasting course.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion.

All topics must be completed.

Government Inspectors Course

This course is for Inspectors wanting to increase their knowledge and capability in relation to surface drill and blast and down-hole perforating operations.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Notes:

  • A Certificate of Completion is not a recognised qualification under the National Framework and will not support an application for a Shotfirers licence.

Well Perforation

This course is for persons wanting to obtain a licence to conduct well perforation by explosives in the water, oil and gas well industries.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion for the shotfirer units of competency not a Statement of Attainment

Notes:

  • A Certificate of Completion is not a recognised qualification and will not support an application for a Shotfirers licence.
  • A Statement of Attainment for the shotfirer competencies is required to support an application for a Shotfirer licence.
  • The Certificate can be upgraded to a Statement of Attainment on completion of the required practical experience and assessments.
  • Upgrading a Certificate to a Statement may incur additional costs.

RIIBLA205D Store Handle and Transport Explosives

RIIBLA305D Conduct Secondary Blasting

Course Cost including Manuals $1100.00

Open Cut Blasting Procedures

This course consists of a comprehensive set of model procedures with associated training and assessment tools for Open Cut Mining. Applicable to both surface metalliferous and coal operations.

Underground Hard Rock Blasting Procedures

This course consists of a comprehensive set of model procedures with associated training and assessment tools for Underground Hardrock Mining.