18 units of competency are required for this qualification:

5 core units

13 elective units

Choose a minimum of 11 electives from the list below, of which at least 5 must be taken from Group A.

Choose the remaining 2 electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the DEF Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

Core units

add topic DEFEXO001

Work safely with explosive ordnance

add topic DEFGEN006

Work with equity and diversity

add topic HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

add topic PSPOHS301A

Contribute to workplace safety

add topic TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Group A: Specialisation units

add topic DEFEXO004

Examine and certify free from explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO081

Apply a knowledge of the service environment

add topic DEFEXO064

Load and unload platforms

add topic DEFEXO021

Breakdown explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO022

Fuze and defuze explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO023

Assemble and disassemble explosive components

add topic DEFEXO141

Prepare firing points

add topic DEFEXO142

Undertake firings of small arms

add topic DEFEXO143

Undertake firings of other calibre weapons

add topic DEFEXO148

Prepare explosives for proof tests

add topic DEFEXO149

Prepare explosives for metal hardening

add topic DEFEXO156

Operate small watercraft

add topic DEFGEN008

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

Group B: General elective units

add topic BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic DEFMIL023

Operate a radar to locate targets

add topic DEFMIL067

Maintain radar systems at field operator level

add topic DEFEXO015

Follow security procedures

add topic DEFEXO002

Respond to fire

add topic DEFEXO003

Establish and maintain the safety and security of explosive warehouses and workshops

add topic DEFEXO103

Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods

add topic DEFEXO005

Package explosives

add topic DEFEXO006

Unpackage explosives

add topic DEFEXO007

Monitor explosive ordnance environmental conditions

add topic DEFEXO008

Conduct explosives inspection

add topic DEFEXO013

Conduct external explosive ordnance maintenance

add topic DEFEXO010

Conduct explosives packaging inspection

add topic DEFEXO012

Conduct electrical/electronic circuitry tests

add topic DEFSEN001

Operate a radar system

add topic PUAOPE013A

Operate communications systems and equipment

add topic PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

add topic TLIA3015A

Complete receival/despatch documentation

add topic TLID2012A

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLIF2012A

Apply safe procedures when handling/transporting dangerous goods or explosives

add topic TLIF1002A

Conduct housekeeping activities