Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)

Not applicable.


Qualification Requirement: 12 units

All 3 core units plus 4 Group A (specialisation) elective units listed below and 5 Group B (general) elective units

Where a pre-requisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol .

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

The 5 Group B (general) elective units may be taken from the elective units listed below and may include 2 units taken from this Training Package, any other endorsed Training Package or any state/territory accredited qualification where the unit is in a qualification at the same level or a higher level.


Core Units

add topic PUADEFEO101D

Work safely with explosive ordnance

add topic BSBOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

add topic TLID107C

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods


Elective Units

Group A (specialisation)

add topic PUADEFEO202D

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

add topic PUADEFEO204C

Examine and certify free from explosive ordnance

add topic PUADEFEO301D

Package ammunition

add topic PUADEFEO302D

Unpackage ammunition

add topic PUADEFEO303D

Monitor explosive ordnance environmental conditions

add topic PUADEFEO502D

Conduct external explosive ordnance maintenance

add topic PUADEFEO503C

Conduct explosive ordnance packaging inspection

add topic PUADEFEO508D

Conduct electrical/electronic circuitry tests

add topic PUADEFEO521A

Refurbish explosive ordnance packaging

add topic PUADEFEO715C

Gauge explosive ordnance

add topic PUADEFOH012B

Identify confined spaces

add topic PUADEFOH013B

Enter confined spaces

add topic TLID1207C

Operate specialised load shifting equipment

add topic TLIF1207D

Apply safe procedures when handling/transporting dangerous goods or explosives

add topic TLIF207C

Conduct housekeeping activities

add topic TLIO207D

Follow security procedures

Group B (general)

add topic BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic HLTFA201A

Provide basic emergency life support


add topic HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

add topic MSACMC210A

Manage the impact of change on own work

add topic MSACMS200A

Apply competitive manufacturing practices

add topic MSACMS201A

Sustain process improvements

add topic MSACMT231A

Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

add topic MSACMT250A

Monitor process capability

add topic MSACMT251A

Apply quality standards

add topic MSACMT270A

Use sustainable energy practices

add topic MSACMT271A

Use sustainable environmental practices

add topic MSACMT280A

Undertake root cause analysis

add topic MSAPCII295A

Operate manufacturing equipment

add topic MSAPCII297A

Make an object from cloth using an existing pattern

add topic MSAPCII298A

Make an object from metal

add topic MSAPMSUP102A

Communicate in the workplace

add topic MSAPMSUP210A

Process and record information

add topic MSAPMSUP240A

Undertake minor maintenance

add topic MSAPMSUP292A

Sample and test materials and product

add topic PMAOPS101C

Read dials and indicators

add topic PMAOPS105C

Select and prepare materials

add topic PMAOPS201B

Operate fluid flow equipment

add topic PMAOPS204B

Use utilities and services

add topic PMAOPS205B

Operate heat exchangers

add topic PMAOPS216B

Operate local control system

add topic PMAOPS222B

Operate and monitor pumping systems and equipment

add topic PUADEFCA301B

Shift loads manually utilising non-motorised equipment

add topic PUADEFEO201C

Respond to fire

add topic PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

add topic TLIA1107C

Package goods

add topic TLID1007C

Operate a forklift


BSB unit has been imported from the BSB07 Business Services Training Package.

HLT unit has been imported from the HLT07 Health Training Package.

MSA units have been imported from the MSA07 Manufacturing Training Package.

PMA units have been imported from the PMA08 Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package.

TLI units have been imported from TLI07 Transport And Logistics Training Package.

Information about customising PUA00 Public Safety Training Package qualifications is on page 12.


    Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

Employability Skills Summary for PUA21210 Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)

Employability Skills are part of a unit of competency.

Employability Skills statements from a selection of units of competency from the PUA21210 Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture) have been reproduced in the table below.

This table provides an example of Employability Skills for the qualification because Employability Skills within a qualification will vary depending on the qualification packaging options.

Public Safety qualifications have core units (which must be achieved) and elective units (where there is a choice of units which must be achieved) so different Employability Skills Summaries are possible within the one qualification, depending on the package of core units and chosen elective units.

Employability Skill

Employability Skills Statement


access and clarify safety procedures and instructions

interpret and follow operational instructions and prioritise work

record and report details of first aid administered


encourage other team members

contribute to workplace meetings, inspections or other consultative activities

work collaboratively with others when manually lifting and handling materials and goods

Problem solving

analyse options in an emergency situation

implement contingency plans for unexpected situations that may occur when manually lifting and handling materials and goods

take actions to eliminate workplace hazards or to reduce risks

Initiative and enterprise

identify and act on or report breaches in site safety

identify and report incidents

modify activities depending on differing operational contingencies, risk situations and environments

Planning and organising

follow organisational procedures for responding to emergency incidents

identify and recognise hazardous materials labels and characteristics, and apply relevant action/criteria

obtain relevant authorisation before carrying out specialised and hazardous work


apply personal safety measures

recognise and apply individual responsibilities regarding hazardous materials

select and use required personal protective equipment conforming to industry and OH&S standards


keep up-to-date with commonly used hazard signs and safety symbols

learn about relevant health and safety legislation

undergo operator training when using new equipment or processes


achieve a safe work environment when working with explosive ordnance

handle and move hazardous materials

shift materials using appropriate equipment