Illinois Department of Natural Resources Explosives Safety, Recognition and Handling Course

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 03, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructor Location:
MTU 9 Office-Jerseyville
303 West Exchange
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Instructor: Antony Lacey, IDNR Blasting Expert
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0


This 8-hour class will provide law enforcement with an ability to understand and identify different types of explosives.  The class will be administered by IDNR staff (Blasting Specialist/Blasting Expert) who are involved in the regulation of explosives.  Students will be given an opportunity to see and hold inert explosives, ask questions and discuss issues/scenarios with IDNR personnel.  Students will also be provided with resources and contacts of individuals involved with the IDNR’s regulation of explosives.

At the conclusion of this course, all participants will be offered an opportunity to take the Department’s individual explosives license exam which is required in order to attain the Department’s Individual Explosives License.