Construction Shotfirer

If you’re looking for a job that demands a lot of attention to detail, a focus on safety and with spectacular end results, consider shotfiring.

A construction shotfirer uses controlled blasting techniques to create trenches in which to place foundations for civil constructions such as buildings and bridges. Implosion and explosion techniques used to demolish buildings are a specialised area and require many years of experience.


On the job training
Accredited Certificate
Apprenticeship/Trade Certificate
Diploma/Advanced Diploma
Tertiary Degree

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You’ll need to be good at teamwork as you’ll be relying on other people – and they on you!