18 units of competency are required for this qualification:

4 core units

14 elective units

Choose a minimum of 12 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 BSBWHS401

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

add topic MSAPMOHS210B

Undertake first response to non-fire incidents

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 BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

add topic MSAPMOPS400A

Optimise process/plant area

add topic MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools

add topic MSAPMOPS401A

Trial new process or product

add topic PMAOPS410B

Monitor remote production facilities

add topic PMAOPS411B

Manage plant shutdown and restart

add topic PMASUP440B

Commission/recommission plant

add topic TLIF4007A

Implement and coordinate accident-emergency procedures

Group B: General elective units

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 DEFEXO081

Apply a knowledge of the service environment

add topic DEFEXO066

Inspect explosive facilities

add topic DEFGEN024

Supervise engineering and logistic tasks

add topic DEFEXO022

Fuze and defuze explosive ordnance

add topic DEFEXO023

Assemble and disassemble explosive components

add topic DEFGEN008

Treat risk within Defence at an operational level

add topic DEFGEN007

Conduct risk assessment in a Defence environment

add topic BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

add topic MSS404060A

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

add topic MSS404061A

Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area

add topic MSS402060A

Use planning software systems in manufacturing

add topic MSS403001A

Implement competitive systems and practices

add topic MSACMS401A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

add topic MSS403005A

Facilitate use of a Balanced Scorecard for performance improvement

add topic MSS403010A

Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

add topic MSS403051A

Mistake proof a production process

add topic MSS404050A

Undertake process capability improvements

add topic MSS404052A Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing

add topic MSS404052A

Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing

add topic MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

add topic MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

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 TLIB3006A

Carry out inspection of vehicles designed to carry special loads

add topic TLIC3063A

Operate vehicle carry special loads

add topic TLID2016A

Load and unload explosives and dangerous goods

add topic TLID3015A

Identify and label explosives and dangerous goods