- An original testimonial of sobriety and suitability of the prospective candidate by a certificated Mine Manager must be supplied. The testimonial must be on the company letterhead, with full contact details.
- That he or she is the holder of a permanent Blasting Certificate recognized by the Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate for the purposes of the examination.
- That he or she has attained the age of 22 years.
- That, with certain exceptions, he or she has had at least four years of practical experience, acceptable to the Commission of Examiners, gained in the workings of a mine and such experience shall include at least six months at the working face on rock-breaking or winning minerals or work directly connected therewith.
NB! A Commissioner of Oaths must certify all copies as true copies of the original document.
- Plan reading
- Shaft Operations
- Legal Knowledge
- Mining Operations
- Underground machinery