Accreditation of Shot-Firing Course - Tasmania


If you intend to provide a shot-firing course you will need this accreditation. Short-firing means priming and or firing explosives. You can apply for this accreditation as an individual or as a corporation.

The shot-firing course instructor must be accredited, specifically in the category or categories of shot-firing they will instruct.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must comply with the conditions of the accreditation.


Accreditation comes into force when it is granted.


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $81.00

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Application process


Accreditation will be considered based on the:

  • legitimate demand or need for the course
  • aim and scope of the course and the standard of its practical and theoretical content
  • standard of course material and protocols
  • scale, duration and location of the course
  • impact and likely level of disturbance on or to any person, property or enterprise
  • availability of suitably qualified shot-firing instructors of the relevant category
  • nature and standard of the course assessment process
  • provisions of any codes of practice relevant to shot-firing competencies or training of the relevant category.


The holder of the accreditation may apply for approval to transfer the accreditation, either permanently or for a limited period.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)