How to Become a Pyrotechnic & Get a Pyrotechnic Licence
You love fireworks displays and have always wanted to obtain a pyrotechnic licence but have long wondered how to become pyrotechnic. Well, you’re in the right place, as we at Fireworks Australia offer a fully accredited course that enables the participant to obtain their pyro licence and organise and execute their own pyrotechnic displays after completion.
Let’s have a look at what we have on offer and the next steps to acquiring a pyrotechnician’s licence.
You love fireworks displays and have always wanted to obtain a pyrotechnic licence but have long wondered how to become pyrotechnic. Well, you're in the right place, as we at Fireworks Australia offer a fully accredited course that enables the participant to obtain their pyro licence and organise and execute their own pyrotechnic displays after completion.
Let's have a look at what we have on offer and the next steps to acquiring a pyrotechnician's licence.
At Fireworks Australia, we are not only one of the best in the business where you can purchase fireworks, but we are also a registered training organisation where it is possible to obtain your pyrotechnician's licence.
A significant part of our training program can be completed online before attending a weekend field training event. Not only does our training program allow you to gain experience and knowledge, but it also covers a wide range of topics, including health and safety requirements, planning an organised public event, and how to safely operate display fireworks.
Trainers with extensive industry experience will lead you through safe pyro processes in order to maintain safety when handling fireworks.
There are a few requirements to satisfy in order to receive your pyrotechnic licence. But don't worry; they're only safeguards that you can perform without breaking a sweat.
It is necessary to undergo a police and/or security check before acquiring a pyrotechnics licence, as every state and territory requires it. Simply complete this step, and you'll be ready to learn at our very own fireworks school! Contact us and we can advise you which police or security check to apply for in your area.
Becoming a licence holder
You've completed a security clearance and are raring to obtain your fireworks licence. Seeing as the course is mainly online, it may be completed in any of Australia's major cities and outlying locations.
We'll cover indoor and outdoor fireworks displays and close proximity fireworks displays while making sure to comply with local State rules to prepare you as a fully licenced pyrotechnician.
Upon completion, you will have completed the regulatory need to apply for a pyrotechnician's licence and will be able to utilise your new knowledge in a number of ways, including:
Working as a licenced pyrotechnician at a firm
Starting your own fireworks company
Bringing your skills to your current business or employment/
What are you Waiting For?
The moment has arrived to upskill or simply gain new knowledge, thanks to hybrid learning and the ability to obtain your pyrotechnics licence from practically anywhere in Australia. At Fireworks Australia, studying a fireworks course that can improve your job, and personal life has never been easier.
If you have further queries regarding the information above, please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will do our best to answer your questions.
Is a pyrotechnician a career?
You bet it is! Pyrotechnicians can work on stage plays, movies,
television, and events ranging from weddings to the biggest of
opening ceremonies. On any given weekend in Australia there are
dozens of fireworks shows. The possibilities are large. Like all
careers however, you will need to get good training and then develop
your skills and experience over time to become a professional
What events do you cater for?
We sure do! We cater many events, such as
weddings, school fetes, new year"s, Christmas carols and birthdays. For
further information on hiring firework displays, please visit our
What is the difference between pyrotechnics and fireworks?
It is generally the same thing. Pyrotechnics is the more technical
term for fireworks. We use the term Close Proximity
fireworks/pyrotechnics to describe special products that can be used
indoors or closer to people.