Explosives Transport Drivers Licence

This course is suitable for commercial vehicle drivers who wish to transport explosives by road in Australia.

This course is endorsed by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety (DMIRS) and is required to obtain an Explosive Drivers License issued in Western Australia.

The Trainer did a great job, his experience is obviously extensive and thanks to him is in order. Location is good, only a short walk from the train station.

— NWT Client

The staff and trainers at Nationwide Training are brilliant. The best aspect of the course was the practical tasks.

— Mr C.Melder, Enlog

Course Duration and Fees

7:30am to 3:30pm (approx.) at Nationwide Training Osborne Park

1 day Holders of a Dangerous Goods Licence $263 GST free

Onsite training is available anywhere in Western Australia contact our office for a quote.

Course Requirements


  • Must be at least 21 years of age to apply for a WA Explosives Drivers Licence
  • Must have a Dangerous Goods Bulk Drivers Licence
  • Must read the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) Explosives Licence application requirements before attending the course
  • Must complete pre-reading of the Nationwide Training Transport of Explosives Licence Manual
  • Must wear fully enclosed shoes
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English
  • Must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) www.usi.gov.au

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Classification
  • Fire response
  • Stowage and segregation
  • Marking of unit loads, carry boxes IBC’s
  • Documentation
  • Carry box enclosed body freight
  • Marking of packages, vehicles and transport containers
  • Container and vehicle design
  • Requirements and procedures
  • Hazchem Emergency Action Code
  • Emergency response guides

Course Structure and Delivery

  • Theory Presentation
  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

This classroom-based training is delivered face to face. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available.

On Successful Completion

On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment issued by Nationwide Training:

TLID2016 Load and unload explosives/dangerous goods
TLID3015 Identify and label explosives/dangerous goods

Nationally Recognised Training