DEF Explosive Ordnance Skills

Project Update

7 March 2019

A tri-service working group (Air Force, Army and Navy) is being established to form a TAC in Mar-Apr this year, with the review being undertaken in May/early June.

24 August 2018


The Public Safety IRC is currently working with the Department of Defence to revise existing qualifications in the DEF Defence Training Package.

As this material is sensitive in nature, initial requests for access to draft DEF Defence Training Package products is by written application only via email to Industry Manager Greg Spence.



The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) has commissioned a project to revise existing qualifications in the DEF Defence Training Package. The project will ensure that Defence’s explosive ordnance skills are aligned with legislative and regulatory requirements, and consistent with industry best-practice.

The project will include:

  • Review of 14 existing qualifications
  • Review of up to 97 existing Units of Competency
View the 2018 IRC Skills Forecast

The Public Safety Industry Reference Committee (IRC) will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders.

Regular updates will be posted on this page throughout the life of the project. This project is expected to be completed by July 2019.

If you have any questions about this project please contact the Industry Manager.

Greg Spence
Industry Manager




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