EPC-UK Training

EPC-UK is committed to supporting the industry in a focused and considerate way with a range of courses designed to meet the needs of particular industries and personnel.

Market Leadership and Expertise

EPC-UK’s capability is unrivalled. From blast design and environmental control to on-site safety; we offer market leading, modular training courses, in many cases tailored to individual company requirements. Utilising the latest explosives technology and combined with one of the strongest skill sets in the sector, EPC-UK can offer some of the most highly regarded training and assessment services in the industry.

On-Site Training

No other UK organisation can offer the breadth of support or contribute directly to the ongoing training and professional advancement of the industry, particularly in its extensive, practical, on-site experience.
Specific courses are designed to develop knowledge and good practice on-site, where teams are focused upon day-to-day operations.

Update and Awareness Courses

Specific courses can be arranged to ensure personnel are fully trained in current practice. Such as planners, environmental officers and production operatives. These courses can be particularly useful for people who encounter others who use explosives.

EPC-UK’s one-stop approach means we can cover specific requirements in training on most blasting related topics, including quarrying, mining, tunnelling, civil engineering, demolition, dimension stone blasting and film/TV special effects.

Supporting the industry with a more focused approach to training and assessment.

Bespoke and modular courses are available in:

• Shotfiring
• Explosives Supervision
• Blast Design
• Environmental Effects of Blasting
• Use of Electronic Detonators
• Use of Seismographs

Assessments can be made to the following standards:

• QCF Shotfiring Diploma L3
• QCF Face Profiling Certificate L2
• QCF Explosives Storage Award L2
• QCF Blast Design Certificate L5
• QCF Shotfiring Supervision Diploma L5
• QCF Bulk Emulsion Truck Operations Certificate L3

Each course is specifically designed to combine periods of formal teaching with extensive application experience and case studies. Full course notes are provided for all participants and in many cases, include a site visit. Modular courses and assessment can lead to the explosives Supervisor Qualification. The full training course is composed of 4 modules: Quarry Shotfiring, Blast Calculation and Design, Environmental Control and Safety and Legislation. Bespoke courses can be planned for customer’s specific requirements on any blasting and related topics.