Explosive Management Training

EFC – Explosives Foundation Course

This 5 day course is designed to provide the student with the basic understanding required to handle and use Explosives Substances & Articles (ESA) safely.

EFC – Explosives Foundation Course

This 5 day course is designed to provide the student with the basic understanding required to handle and use Explosives Substances & Articles (ESA) safely. Personnel with little or no formal knowledge of explosives and other more experienced explosives workers who may want to formalise their vocational qualifications and experience through an academic award.

Organisations engaged in the Explosives Sector are required to satisfy the requirements of Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) or Joint Service Publication (JSP 482). Both sets of regulations call for the demonstration of an individuals training and competency for the work and JSP 482 specifically requires that this must be demonstrated against the standards of best practice and these are the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Explosives Substances & Articles (ESA).

THE COURSE

This course is the foundation for subsequent advancement to a number of different and associated explosives courses (dependent on areas of interest) up to Managerial level.

PRE ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

The student must be proficient in the English Language.

COURSE CONTENT

To introduce the student to the following:

  • The differences and applications of high and low explosives
  • The principles and objectives of explosives trains
  • Explosive power and effects
  • Standing Operating Procedures when carrying out an explosive demolition operation
  • The responsibilities of supervisors of personnel carrying out explosive demolition operations
  • Explosive Health & Safety and First Aid in respect of blast injuries
  • To handle and use explosives confidently and competently, including the making up of ring mains and line detonation systems

COURSE OUTCOMES

The student will receive an ISSEE certification to this effect which may be used as proof of Continued Personal Development.

COURSE OPTIONS

This course is available publicly and for in country presentation. If required, its scope and content can be customised and made appropriate for the existing experience and previous training of the nominated students and for the specific activities of the organisation.

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