Firing Officers Course

FOC- Firing Officers Course

To help demonstrate a level of competence for candidates wishing to progress and assume the responsibilities of a Firing Officer. As a refresher for currently approved firing officers and to help individuals towards longer term personal professional and technical development.

FOC- Firing Officers Course

To help demonstrate a level of competence for candidates wishing to progress and assume the responsibilities of a Firing Officer. As a refresher for currently approved firing officers and to help individuals towards longer term personal professional and technical development.

STUDENT GROUPS

  • Range Staff
  • Trials officers
  • Personnel engaged in the live firing of explosives
  • Personnel with management responsibility for personnel engaged in the live firing of explosives

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVED

  • ISSEE Certificate

PRE-ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

Students should be proficient in the English Language. Training may be delivered through an interpreter if preferred.

COURSE CONTENT

At the end of the course the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

  • The differences and applications of high and low explosives
  • The principles and objectives of explosive trains
  • Explosive power and effects
  • Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out an explosive demolition operation
  • The responsibilities of supervisors of personnel carrying out explosive demolition operations
  • Explosives Health & Safety and First aid in respect of blast injuries
  • Handling and use of explosives competently and confidently
  • Introduction to land Service Ammunition
  • Introduction to Air Dropped Weapons and Guided Weapons
  • Ammunition and explosives markings
  • Storage and Transportation of explosives
  • Introduction to EOD and IEDD
  • EOD disposal procedures
  • Danger areas and safety measures

 

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