Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA)

HMA-02 - Manual Demining

The aim of all demining activities is to release land that is confirmed to be or suspected to be contaminated by explosive hazards such as landmines. These lessons cover the minimum requirements for the conduct of manual demining, task site setup and task site safety in order to successfully and safely contribute to Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) activities. This course will only be available for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Intro to Demining
  • Introduction to Manual Demining
  • Task Site Layout
  • Task Site Safety
  • Responsibilities
  • Starting a Lane Drill
  • Visual Search Drill
  • Tripwire Feeler Drill
  • Tripwire Reaction Drill
  • Vegetation Drill
  • Prodding Drill
  • Metal Detector Drill
  • Full Excavation Drill
  • Locating a Landmine
  • Target Excavation Drill
  • Pulling Drill
  • Missing Landmine Drill
  • One & Two Man Drills
  • Steep Gradient Drill
  • Ending a Lane Drill
  • QAQC Management
  • Intro to Demining - Test
  • Intro to Demining - Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 1 year