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Module 351: Carry out secondary breaking using explosives in surface excavations



The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this Sub Skill Module  are essential for social and economic transformation and contribute to the upliftment and economic growth of the mining and minerals sector.

This Sub Skill Module is intended to promote general skills, knowledge and understanding of carrying out secondary breaking using explosives in the mining and minerals sector in order to ensure knowledgeable and informed workers.

People credited with this Sub Skill Module  are able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of secondary breaking.
  • Prepare for secondary blasting.
  • Conduct secondary blasting operations.
  • Carry out post blast procedures. 

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