BASIC COURSE IN BLASTING TECHNOLOGY

FOR A SWEDISH BLASTING LICENSE AND/OR A DEEPER KNOWLEDGE OF BLASTING WORK

(RfSU GK02)

This course is aimed to “normal” blasting foremen who has worked professionally with blasting and has at least 1 year experience. A blasting license is granted after completing the course with a passing grade for the kind of work that complements the work experience of the participant.
The course is also suitable for construction managers, consultants, planners, goverment officals and more. The course is also a requirement for further education in order to become a blasting supervisor.

COURSE CONTENT


– Explosives (Classification, Properties, Products, History and Products)
– Initiation systems (Non electric (safety fuse, detonating cord), Electric systems, Shock tube systems, Electronic initation systems)
– Laws, regulations and provisions (AFS 2007:1, AFS 2010:1 and MSBs provisions regarding storage, possession and transportation of explosive goods)
– Practical exercises (Demonstration of explosive effects, destruction of explosives, connecting exercises)
– General blasting theory – Geology, terms and blasting theory
– Blasting theory – Bench blasting, drilling-, charging-, and firing patterns
– Blasting theory – Low bench blasting, trench blasting, and special forms of blasting
– General information regarding cautious blasting
– Charging, connecting and resistance calculation and measuring
– Planning and blasting economy
– Quality and environmental work when blasting
– Written exam, overview

COURSE DATES

V. 22 (25-29/5) Solna
V. 41 (5-9/10) Solna
At request

Course length: 48 hours (5 days)

Pris: 14 000 SEK (incl course material, lunch and “fika”, tax not included)

Please note that the course is 48 hours, which means that the days of education is longer than other courses.

The course is also available at other times and places, or at your company’s location. Contact us for more information and costs.

OUR OWN PREMISES IN SOLNA AND GOTHENBURG


Since January 2017 we are located in Solna Strand, in a newly renovated and modern office. The seminar room here is large and luminous and we have a big lounge that is perfect for mingling during breaks.

The building is only 20 meters from the Metro station Solna Strand and only 15 minutes by metro from Stockholm Central.

We also have offices in central Gothenburg for a smaller number of participants. For larger groups we organize the courses at hotel Mölndalsbro.

There is also a possibility to book your stay close by to our locations. We are also able to hold classes at other locations in Sweden and abroad.
Contact us for more information.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION


Application:  Fill in the form below.

Confirmation:  We will send your course confirmation and other information 2-3 weeks before the course is due to start.

Payment:  Invoice, 30 days, net price, will be sent along with the confirmation.

Cancellation: In case of cancellation of the course within two weeks before the starting date, half of the course fee will be charged. Also, being absent when the course starts will result in you being charged to pay the whole course fee.

Fee: The course fee includes the course, documentation, course certificate and lunch and coffee, if no other information is stipulated.

Taxes:  Taxes are not included on the invoice.

Reservations/Clauses:  If the number of participants are to few we reserve the right to cancel the course.

We also reserve the right to slight price adjustments and possible misprints.

Practical certification

A blasting license have 2 requirements: a basic course in blasting technology and practical experience. There are different requirements in experience for Blasting license A and B. These requirements are stipulated on the attestation documents below.

There are also requirements for practical experience when applying for a drilling license. The requirements are stipulated on the attestation documents below.

WELCOME TO APPLY

BASIC COURSE IN BLASTING TECHNOLOGY



We will send you an invoice via e-mail. If you rather would like your invoice mailed to you, choose 'Mail' below, and insert your invoice information below.
We at Bergsäker AB, Bergutbildarna, keep a record in form of a register over completed courses and contact information. The information is kept digitally. This enable us to grant you faster service if you lose, renew or need to upgrade your blasting- or drilling license and facilitates our course administration. We also are under legal requirements to save copies of blasting- and drilling licenses, as well as certificates and the tests, under a 10-year period. The documentation is kept under lock and key where only Bergsäkers/Bergutbildarnas personnel can access them, when required. We do not share this information except when required by law (Such as to Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd & Beredskap, when we grant participants certificates in certain courses). *