17 units of competency are required for this qualification:

5 core units

12 elective units

Choose a minimum of 10 electives from the list below, of which at least 7 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.

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 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 DEFMIL063

Produce meteorological data

add topic DEFEXO081

Apply a knowledge of the service environment

add topic DEFEXO082

Apply a knowledge of explosives

add topic DEFEXO121

Assess explosive firings

add topic DEFEXO122

Plan explosive trials

add topic DEFEXO144

Conduct static tests

add topic DEFEXO145

Conduct dynamic small arms tests

add topic DEFEXO146

Conduct dynamic other calibre tests

add topic DEFEXO147

Conduct environmental tests

add topic DEFEXO150

Acquire data related to velocity

add topic DEFEXO151

Acquire data related to pressure

add topic DEFEXO152

Acquire data related to time

add topic DEFEXO153

Acquire data related to environment

add topic DEFEXO154

Acquire data related to imagery

add topic DEFEXO155

Provide survey data for proof and experimental firing

add topic DEFEXO156

Operate small watercraft

add topic DEFTST003

Conduct testing processes

Group B: General elective units

add topic DEFMIL069

Supervise indirect fire weapons

add topic DEFMIL127

Conduct range practices

add topic DEFMIL128

Manage range practices and qualifications

add topic DEFMIL135

Supervise the operation of mortars

add topic DEFMIL136

Supervise the operation of direct fire support weapons

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 DEFEXO003

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

add topic DEFGEN024

Supervise engineering and logistic tasks

add topic DEFGEN025

Control engineering and logistic processes

add topic DEFGEN010

Supervise equity and diversity in the workplace

add topic DEFWHS010

Identify confined space

add topic DEFWHS011

Enter confined space

add topic DEFWHS012

Test confined space environment

add topic DEFWHS013

Control entry to confined spaces

add topic DEFGEN008

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

add topic BSBADM409A

Coordinate business resources

add topic BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

add topic BSBREL401A

Establish networks

add topic BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

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 PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

add topic PSPPROC303A

Carry out basic procurement

add topic PSPGOV404B

Develop and implement work unit plans

add topic PSPPM401B

Design simple projects

add topic PSPPM402B

Manage simple projects

add topic PSPPM403B

Close simple projects

add topic TLIF4007A

Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures

add topic TLID2016A

Load and unload explosives and dangerous goods