You will require this permit if you intend to undertake work as a shot-firer. Shot-firing refers to blasting operations which involve firing or priming explosives. Different categories of shot-firing include:
- Underground shot-firing;
- Surface firing;
- Structural shot-firing (for use in demolitions, for example);
- Pyrotechnical shot-firing (involving fireworks);
- Special events shot-firing (for example, firing a canon at historical re-enactments);
- Agrarian shot-firing (often used in land clearing);
- Exploratory shot-firing (often used in geological exploration); and
- Special operations shot-firing (any other shot-firing).
You are able to apply for more than one endorsement.
Please note, in almost all cases, before you commence shot-firing operations, you will also need to apply for a Security-sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS) permit.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age;
- Demonstrate that you have legitimate need for the permit;
- Demonstrate good character through Police Check records;
- Have undertaken an approved shot-firers training course;
- Undertake an assessment of competencies and knowledge examination;
- Attend an interview; and
- Pay the appropriate fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
|Application||$198.90||Security-Sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS) permit.
|Application||$64.26||Background security check.
Department of Justice
Explosives Act 2012 (Tasmania)
Explosives Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)
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