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Blasting Courses List                                   

Orica regularly conduct specially tailored blasting courses around Australia. Click here to download the blasting courses brochure.

These are primarily designed to increase skills and knowledge in improving the safety and efficiency of blasting operations in the Underground, Surface and Quarrying & Construction industries.

The course's have been developed over many years and caterto those people who have limited experience through to those with many years ofblasting experience. Course content changes regularly ensuring that the latest technology and learning is discussed.

 

Applied Blast Engineering Course

Course Objectives
 

Applied Blast Engineering Courses are offered for Underground Metal and Open Cut Mining applications. The courses are intended to give participants an advanced understanding of blasting principles. The agenda can be tailored tomeet specific interests and is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of experienced shotfirers, mining engineers and supervisors,involving a range of problem solving workshops and presentations. Attendance at a Safe & Efficient Blasting Course is highly recommended prior to attending an 'Applied Blast Engineering' Course. The courses are run over 1 or 2 days as specified. 

 

Safe and Efficient Blasting Courses

These courses provide participants with principles that will assist them in managing or conducting blasting operations. The course is run over 2 days and cover all aspects of the blasting process in all mining markets.

Course Objectives

The program is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of shotfirers, supervisory personnel, mining engineers,geologists and drill and blast foreman. The objective of this course is to provide paricipants with greater understanding of the requirements of drilling and blasting so that they are able to carry out their job responsibilities which may be "hands-on" planning or supervisory:

SAFELY - without risk of causing injury or damage.... and EFFICIENTLY - in ways that maximise blasting performance whilst optimising overall costs.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered in convenient major centres around the country close to main mining areas.

Please place your expressions of interest here.

You can now apply online for Blasting courses, please select from an upcoming course below.

If you have any further questions regarding Blasting Courses please contact us.

2014/2015 Courses

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Safe and Efficient Blasting in Opencut Coal Course (2 day) - Mackay - October 2014
Mackay, Qld, Australia
Start date: 01-Oct-2014
End date: 02-Oct-2014
The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of shotfirers, supervisory personnel, mining engineers, geologists and drill and blast foremen. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a greater understanding of the requirements of drilling and blasting in Open Cut Coal Mining, so that they are able to carry out their job responsibilities which may be “hands-on” planning or supervisory: SAFELY - without risk of causing injury or damage ..... and EFFICIENTLY - in ways that maximise blasting performance whilst optimising overall costs. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Operations Manager, Engineers
 
Applied Blast Engineering Open Cut Coal Course - Mackay - October 2014
Mackay, QLD, Australia
Start date: 03-Oct-2014
End date: 03-Oct-2014
The Applied Blast Engineering Course is intended to give participants an advanced understanding of blasting principles. The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of experienced shotfirers, mining engineers and supervisors and covers a range of problem solving workshops and presentations. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Pit Engineers, Government/Regulatory Inspectors, Operations Manager, Engineers, New shotfirer, Regulators, Mine Operator, Drillers, All Orica Employees, JV & Independent Distributors
 
Safe & Efficient Blasting in Opencut Hardrock Course (2 day) - Perth - October 2014
Perth, WA, Australia
Start date: 14-Oct-2014
End date: 15-Oct-2014
The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of shotfirers, supervisory personnel, mining engineers, geologists and drill and blast foremen. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a greater understanding of the requirements of drilling and blasting in Open Cut Hardrock Mining, so that they are able to carry out their job responsibilities which may be “hands-on” planning or supervisory: SAFELY - without risk of causing injury or damage ..... and EFFICIENTLY - in ways that maximise blasting performance whilst optimising overall costs. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Government/Regulatory Inspectors, Operations Manager, Engineers
 
Applied Blast Engineering Underground Course - Perth - October 2014
Perth, WA, Australia
Start date: 21-Oct-2014
End date: 23-Oct-2014
The Applied Blast Engineering Course is intended to give participants an advanced understanding of blasting principles. The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of experienced shotfirers, mining engineers and supervisors and covers a range of problem solving workshops and presentations. The course is run over 3 days. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Pit Engineers, Government/Regulatory Inspectors, Operations Manager, Engineers, New shotfirer, Regulators, Mine Operator, Drillers, All Orica Employees, JV & Independent Distributors
 
Conduct Open Cut Shotfiring Course-Kurri Kurri,NSW,28-31 October 2014
Kurri Kurri, NSW, Australia
Start date: 28-Oct-2014
End date: 31-Oct-2014
Upon successful completion of the theory and practical components of the course participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment that is required to apply for Shotfiring Licence. The course complies with the National Open Cut blasting competencies, Regulations, Codes and standards. ** Candidates applying to attend the course must have at least six months on bench experience as an assistant shotfirer.** Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Engineers, New shotfirer, Regulators, Drillers, All Orica Employees
 
Safe and Efficient Blasting in Open Cut Hardrock - Townsville - November 2014
Townsville, QLD, Australia
Start date: 18-Nov-2014
End date: 19-Nov-2014
The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of shotfirers, supervisory personnel, mining engineers, geologists and drill and blast foremen. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a greater understanding of the requirements of drilling and blasting in Open Cut Hardrock Mining, so that they are able to carry out their job responsibilities which may be “hands-on” planning or supervisory: SAFELY - without risk of causing injury or damage ..... and EFFICIENTLY - in ways that maximise blasting performance whilst optimising overall costs. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Government/Regulatory Inspectors, Operations Manager, Engineers
 
Safe & Efficient Blasting in Quarry & Construction Course (2 day) - Melbourne - November 2014
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Start date: 26-Nov-2014
End date: 27-Nov-2014
The program is designed to further enhance the skills and knowledge of shotfirers, supervisory personnel, mining engineers, geologists and drill and blast foremen. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a greater understanding of the requirements of drilling and blasting in Quarries and Construction, so that they are able to carry out their job responsibilities which may be “hands-on” planning or supervisory: SAFELY - without risk of causing injury or damage ..... and EFFICIENTLY - in ways that maximise blasting performance whilst optimising overall costs. Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Mine Managers, Shotfirers, Foremen, Supervisors, Trainee Managers, Government/Regulatory Inspectors, Operations Manager, Engineers
 
Conduct Open Cut Shotfiring Course - Mackay - 9-12 December 2014
Mackay, QLD, Australia
Start date: 09-Dec-2014
End date: 12-Dec-2014
Upon successful completion of the theory and practical components of the course participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment that is required to apply for Shotfiring Licence. The course complies with the National Open Cut blasting competencies, Regulations, Codes and standards. ** Candidates applying to attend the course must have at least six months on bench experience.** Who should apply
Drill & Blast Managers, Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Engineers, New shotfirer, Regulators, Drillers, All Orica Employees