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EPC-UK Training

At EPC-UK we take a committed, highly focussed approach to supporting the industry we work within, by providing training courses to develop different sector specialisms and personnel capabilities. From onsite training, to update and awareness courses, our programmes are open to all industry professionals, not just our own company’s employees.

Market Leadership and Expertise

Our training proficiencies are unrivalled. From blast design and environmental control, to on-site safety; we offer market leading, modular training courses with the scope to be tailored to individual company requirements. Utilising the latest explosives technology, combined with one of the strongest skillsets in the sector, EPC-UK can provide some of the most highly regarded training and assessment services in the industry.

On-Site Training

No other UK organisation can equal the breadth of support we offer or compete with our collaborative contribution to ongoing training and industry advancement.  The courses we’ve devised serve to improve knowledge and good on-site practice, and concentrate on developing extensive, practical experience within situations where strong focus on day-to-day operations is vital.

Update and Awareness Courses

We can arrange specific courses to ensure personnel, including planners, environmental officers and production operatives are fully trained in current practice. This type of essential training is particularly valuable for people who encounter other employees using explosives in the working environment.

By adopting a ‘one-stop’ training approach, we can cover specific course requirements on most blasting related topics, including quarrying, mining, tunnelling, civil engineering, demolition, dimension stone blasting and film/TV special effects.

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:

• Diploma in Shotfiring VQ L3
• Certificate in Face Profiling VQ L2
• Award in Explosives Storage VQ L2
• Certificate in Blast Design VQ L5
• Diploma in Shotfiring Supervision VQ L5
• Certificate in Bulk Explosives Truck Operations VQ 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 assessments 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 customers’ specific requirements on any blasting and related topics.

Nov
19
Tue
Explosives Supervisor Course @ EPC-UK
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day
Nov
25
Mon
Shotfiring Course @ EPC-UK
Nov 25 – Nov 28 all-day
Dec
9
Mon
Shotfiring Course @ EPC-UK
Dec 9 – Dec 12 all-day
Jan
20
Mon
ADR Class 1 @ EPC-UK
Jan 20 – Jan 27 all-day

Course takes place Monday 4th – Friday 8th November with exam on Monday 11th November.

ADR Initial, Core, Tanks, All Packages, Class 1 to 9 (excluding Class 7)
Full 35 hours Driver CPC included at no extra cost – £775.00 fully inclusive of VAT

Feb
6
Thu
Explosives Awareness @ EPC-UK
Feb 6 all-day
Feb
11
Tue
Explosives Supervisor Course @ EPC-UK
Feb 11 – Feb 14 all-day
Feb
24
Mon
Shotfiring Course @ EPC-UK
Feb 24 – Feb 27 all-day
Mar
16
Mon
ADR Class 1 @ EPC-UK
Mar 16 – Mar 23 all-day

Course takes place Monday 4th – Friday 8th November with exam on Monday 11th November.

ADR Initial, Core, Tanks, All Packages, Class 1 to 9 (excluding Class 7)
Full 35 hours Driver CPC included at no extra cost – £775.00 fully inclusive of VAT

Apr
23
Thu
Explosives Awareness @ EPC-UK
Apr 23 all-day
Apr
28
Tue
Explosives Supervisor Course @ EPC-UK
Apr 28 – May 1 all-day

EPC-UK is committed to providing the highest level of customer service.

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