17 units of competency are required for this qualification:

4 core units

13 elective units

Choose a minimum of 11 electives from the list below, of which at least 4 must be taken from Group A.

No more than 1 HLTAID unit from this list can be used for this qualification.

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.

Where a prerequisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol .

The prerequisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

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 BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

add topic TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

Group A: Specialisation units

add topic DEFEXO103

Dispose of non-explosive dangerous goods

add topic DEFEXO101

Dispose of explosives

add topic DEFEXO102

Destroy unexploded ordnance

add topic DEFEXO115

Supervise military explosive task

add topic DEFEXO065

Prepare and arm weapons systems

add topic DEFEXO108

Conduct military demolition operations

add topic DEFEXO109

Lay and clear booby traps

add topic DEFEXO110

Lay and clear mines

add topic DEFEXO111

Conduct underwater explosive demolitions

add topic DEFGEN008

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

add topic TLIB3006A

Carry out inspection of vehicles designed to carry special loads

add topic TLIC3063A

Operate vehicle carrying special loads

add topic TLID3015A

Identify and label explosives and dangerous goods

add topic TLID2016A

Load and unload explosives and dangerous goods

Group B: General elective units

add topic DEFMIL024

Conduct military searches

add topic DEFGEN014

Act as a range safety officer on a permanent range

add topic DEFGEN015

Conduct basic range practices on a permanent range

add topic DEFEXO004

Examine and certify free from explosives

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 DEFEXO011

Refurbish explosives packaging

add topic BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic PUAEMR022

Establish context for emergency risk assessment

add topic PUAEMR023

Assess emergency risk

add topic PUAEMR022 Establish context for emergency risk assessment

add topic PUAEMR024

Develop treatment options for emergency risk

add topic PUAEMR025

Manage risk treatment implementation

add topic PUAEMR026

Treat operational risk

add topic PUAEMR027 Assess operational risk

add topic PUAEMR027

Assess operational risk

add topic PUAPOLFC003B

Detect, record and collect physical evidence

add topic PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

add topic TLIA3015A

Complete receival/despatch documentation

add topic TLID2012A

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLID3027A

Prepare for transport of dangerous goods

add topic TLIF1002B

Conduct housekeeping activities

add topic TLIF2012A

Apply safe procedures when handling/transporting dangerous goods or explosives