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 7 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.

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 DEFGEN025

Control engineering and logistic processes

add topic DEFEXO082

Apply a knowledge of explosives

add topic DEFEXO067

License explosive facilities and potential explosive sites

add topic DEFEXO021

Breakdown explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO041

Maintain grenades

add topic DEFEXO042

Maintain mortar ammunition

add topic DEFEXO043

Maintain actuating devices

add topic DEFEXO044

Maintain pyrotechnics and countermeasures

add topic DEFEXO045

Maintain guided weapons

add topic DEFEXO046

Maintain free flight rockets

add topic DEFEXO047

Maintain gun ammunition

add topic DEFEXO048

Maintain aerial delivered ordnance

add topic DEFEXO049

Maintain mines

add topic DEFEXO050

Maintain demolition stores

add topic DEFEXO121

Assess explosive firings

add topic DEFEXO122

Plan explosive trials

add topic DEFEXO123

Conduct explosive trials

add topic DEFEXO124

Perform explosive tests, measurements and analyses

add topic DEFEXO128

Conduct explosive firings

add topic DEFEXO051

Maintain aircraft egress systems

add topic DEFEXO052

Maintain cartridge operated fire extinguisher systems

add topic TLIF4007A

Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures

Group B: General elective units

add topic DEFMIL127

Conduct range practices

add topic DEFGEN014

Act as a range safety officer on a permanent range

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 DEFEXO081

Apply a knowledge of the service environment

add topic DEFEXO066

Inspect explosive ordnance facilities

add topic DEFGEN024

Supervise engineering and logistic tasks

add topic DEFEXO068

Establish and operate an explosive field storage site

add topic DEFEXO022

Fuze and defuze explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO023

Assemble and disassemble explosive components

add topic DEFGEN010

Supervise equity and diversity in the workplace

add topic DEFGEN008

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

add topic BSBAUD402

Participate in a quality audit

add topic BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

add topic TLIA2022A

Participate in stocktakes

add topic TLIA3023A

Coordinate stocktakes

add topic TLIB3006A

Carry out inspection of vehicles designed to carry special loads

add topic TLIC3063A

Operate vehicle carry special loads

add topic TLID3027A

Prepare for transport of dangerous good

add topic TLID3015A

Identify and label explosives and dangerous goods

add topic TLID2016A

Load and unload explosives and dangerous goods

add topic TLIE3002A

Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions