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About Training

Blast it Global conducts blast training to cater from the beginner to the more experienced drill and blast professional. Training course includes:

Nationally accredited courses Shotfirer or Blaster (Australia)

  • RIIBLA201D Support shotfiring  operations
  • RIIBLA205D Store, Handle and Transport of Explosives
  • RIIBLA305D Conduct Secondary Blasting
  • RIIBLA301D Conduct Surface Shotfiring Operations
  • RIIBLA402D Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment

Accredited Shotfirer / Blaster training is conducted via a partnership arrangement with Registered Training Organisation Down To Earth Training & Assessing RTO # 51199. For more information please see www.down2earth.com.au.

Specialised training

  • Blast Design for Shotfirers and Engineers - Short course (1 day)
  • Blast Initiation Sequencing - Short course Perth (1 day)
  • Blast Design and Application Course - (2 day)
  • Explosive Awareness Training for Operators ( 1 hour to half day)
  • Misfire Investigation and Root Causes Analysis
  • "Magazine Controller" to meet statutory requirements to have a trained Magazine Keeper.

             Mapped against RIIBLA205D Store, Handle and Transport of Explosives with a Statement of Attainment

             issued for the qualification, once successfully completing the training competency requirements.

Blast It Global's training is all provided by an accredited trainer and assessor. If you have a drill and blast training requirement, which is not listed, send a specific request outlining the requirements and we can evaluate if  BiG can provide the training, or provide contact details of a partner that can assist with your training requirements.

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Scheduled ​​​​​​​​​​​Training Courses

Blast It Global has scheduled training for the theory component of "Surface Shotfiring" . Completing the 3 day Shotfirer / Blaster training course, plus the required practical experience, will enable you to achieve the "Statement of Attainment for Surface Shotfiring". Training provided by Blast It Global is recognised by the Department of Mines and Petroleum Western Australia and SafeWork South Australia as proof of training competency for acquiring the relevant states Shotfirers Licence.

Upcoming Shotfirer training:


  • Surface Shotfirers Course - Perth December 2018 - Belmont Sports & Recreation Club

​             ​Wednesday 12th December to Friday 14th December 2018 

  • Surface Shotfirers Course - Perth February 2019 - Belmont Sports & Recreation Club

​             ​Wednesday 20th February to Friday 22nd February 2019

  • Surface Shotfiring Course - Kalgoorlie April 2019 - Tower Hotel
     Wednesday  24th April to Friday 26th April 2019
  • Surface Shotfirers Course - Perth May 2019 - Belmont Sports & Recreation Club
    ​Wednesday 29th May to Friday 31st May 2019 
  • Surface Shotfirers Course - Adelaide June 2019 - Glenelg Golf Club
    ​Wednesday 26th June to Friday 28th June 2019 


Register interest to secure your spot, as spots are limited to 12 students per course.   

On the successful completion of theory training, the students will be provided with the required guidance, instructions and paperwork to complete the requirements to obtain the Statement of Attainment for Surface Shotfiring.

Register your interest using the form below, state the training location that you wish to attend, your full name, phone number and email address. Or download the registration form, complete and then return to email address on form.

A minimum of 3 months blast crew experience should have been completed prior to attending the course.

General enquiries for training can be lodged via the form, or via email or telephone.