Shotfirer Certificate - Northern Territory

Service summary

This certificate is required in order to operate as a Shotfirer including Agricultural blasting, Construction, Tunneling and underground mining, Quarrying/Open cut, Fireworks display or special effects.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

A person who:

  • is over 18 years of age;
  • is sufficiently fluent in English to be able to understand directions relating to the use of explosives;
  • has a sound knowledge of the theory and practical storage, handling and use of explosives;
  • has provided a Certificate of Competency and work history;
  • is not suffering from any physical infirmity likely to interfere with the efficient and safe discharge of explosives
  • provides a Criminal history finger print check if new
  • provides a Criminal history name check if renewal or reciprocal

Duration

5 years.

Fees

$12

Additional information

Application forms are to be lodged at a Territory Business Centre

Administering agency

NT WorkSafe

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1998 (Northern Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Regulations 1985 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Territory Business Centre, Darwin

Other Offices:

Territory Business Centre, Katherine:
Street Address: Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Katherine NT 0851
Phone: 08 8973 8180
Fax: 08 8973 8188

Territory Business Centre, Tennant Creek:
Street Address: Ground Floor, Barkly House, 99 Paterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek NT 0861
Phone: 08 8962 4411
Fax: 08 8962 4413

Territory Business Centre, Alice Springs:
Street Address: The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Postal Address: PO Box 9800, Alice Springs NT 0871
Phone: 08 8951 8524
Fax: 08 8951 8533



Operating address:
Ground Floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah NT 0828
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9800
Darwin NT 0801

Toll Free:

1800193111

Phone:

0889821700

Fax:

0889821725
territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au

Website:

http://www.nt.gov.au/business Opens in a new browser window


Operating address:
First Floor, Darwin Plaza Building, The Mall
41 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 3200
Darwin NT 0801

Toll Free:

1800019115

Fax:

0889995141
ntworksafe@nt.gov.au

Website:

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

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