1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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BLASTING WORKERS assemble, position and detonate explosives at mining sites.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • positioning explosives in bore holes and priming, or directing other workers to prime, explosives using detonators and explosive cartridges
  • connecting wire, fuse or detonating cord to explosive cartridge and detonator and wire to electric detonator
  • filling and tamping holes with rock dust, sand or other materials
  • firing electric detonator or lighting fuse to detonate explosives


This section contains the following subsection :
              7912-11 Blasting Worker

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