UNIT GROUP 7912 BLASTING WORKERS
BLASTING WORKERS assemble, position and detonate explosives at mining sites.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.
- 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