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.
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:
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