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Blasters - Licensing / Certification

Blasters must be licensed by the Blasting and Explosives Division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Office of Mines and Minerals. The applicant must:

  • successfully complete a blaster training course;
  • have at least two years of blasting experience; and,
  • pass a written examination.

Recertification is required every five years.

For further information regarding licensing requirements, contact:

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Office of Mines and Minerals, Blasting and Explosives Division
One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271
Phone: 217.782.6302
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.