Install/Remove. Physical act of installing/removing
all items listed in the family group Aircraft Egress
Systems and aircraft cable cutters, aircraft fire
extinguisher cartridges and non aircraft support
cartridges/cartridge actuated devices.
Testing. Physical act of conducting a test on
reprogramming, and presetting are including in this
work task code.
plosive/explosive device for which the person is being
certified. May be listed by family group or specific
Individual Signature. Signature of person being
certified. Signing acknowledges certification level and
device/family. Therefore, a signature is required for
Certification Board Member Signature. Signature
of the certification Board Member who either actually
observed or verified that another board member
observed the individual being certified performing the
task under consideration. A signature is required for
Board Chairman Signature. Signature of the
Handling Officer (0110), Carrier Air Group (CAG)
Gunner or Naval Airborne Weapons Maintenance Unit
One (NAWMU-1) Executive Officer (designator 636X)
designated to act as Board Chairman. Signature and
date may be collective, if desired.
Validation date. Date certification is effective. Date
may be collective. Date will be in day/month/year
Recertification. After review of OJT, lectures, other
recertification may be accomplished using the space
provided. Once the individual, the board member, and
recertification shall be valid for 1 year (365 days). Line
items not requiring recertification shall be deleted by
making a single line through the entire line entry. The
Board Chairman shall initial and date the deletion on
the right hand border.
Corrections. Corrections shall be made with a
single line through the entire line entry. The board
chairman shall initial the deletion line in the right hand
border of each line deleted. At this point, initiate an
entire new corrected line.
Decertification. The Qual/Cert form requires a
diagonal line made in red ink, and signed and dated by
the individual and the Board Chairman, for revocation
of certification for cause.
Delays. Newly assigned personnel should be
certified within three months (90 days) of the
demonstrated proficiency dates.
Family Groups. Family Groups are explosives/
explosive devices with similar characteristics.
automatically covers TL, I, TM; TL entry covers I, TM;
I entry covers TM).
EXPLOSIVES HANDLING PERSONNEL
QUALIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION
The Explosives Handling Personnel Qualification
and Certification Program sets guidelines for weapons
certification. This program is independent from all
other maintenance programs. The Explosives
Handling Personnel Qualification and Certification
Program is applicable to all personnel (both military
and civilian, including contractors) in the Naval
Establishment whose duties require evolutions or tasks
involving explosive devices.
NOTE: All explosives, ammunition, weapon,
and devices using conventional explosives,
pyrotechnics, or incendiary material for their
operation are included in the general term
equipment, such as hoists, winching cranes, or forklifts,
that are used in handling explosive devices must be
certified and licensed to handle the particular piece of