AMPT Services is approved by the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver Shotfiring courses for Surface Mining operations in Western Australia.
Our surface specific Shotfiring course is designed to keep personnel safe and to comply with the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) legislation. Successful completion of both theory and practical examinations will allow the participant to apply for a Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum Restricted Shotfirers License. The Shotfiring course is run for 5 full days including a practical component in the workplace.
The course is based on the National Competency and covers the following topics:
|State Acts and Regulations||Nonel tube, Detonating cord||
|Australian Standard 2187||loading of blast holes|
|Dangerous Goods act||Charging of presplits|
|Basic principles of Explosives||Delay firing|
|Safely handling of Explosives||Initiation Systems|
|Use of Explosives||Initiation the shot|
|Explosive storage||Deteriorated explosives|
|Responsibilities of the Shotfirer||Causes of premature explosions|
|Transport of Explosives||Misfires|
WHO WILL BENEFIT
AMPT Services has a flexible arrangement when it comes to delivery. Courses can be run on site or in Mandurah/ Perth, the practical must be completed on site.
SHOTFIRER REFRESHER TRAINING
Refresher Shotfiring Training is a requirement for the renewal of the Western Australian Shotfiring License.
Refresher training requires a knowledge assessment as well as a practical assessment to ensure the candidate is currently competent. Additional areas are included to assist you to maintain current skills and knowledge and to risk manage your explosive related activities.