Explosives Familiarization Course
Program area: Explosives training
Course code: EFCRegister
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- Accommodations are offered to course participants. Our rooms are subject to availability and the request must be indicated on the course registration form
- Meal plans are offered to course participants. The specific meal plan must be indicated on the course registration form
- Travel grant funding is available to our non-federal law enforcement agencies
This course focuses on the effects and nature of explosives, improvised explosive devices and related potential hazards. Students examine theoretical applications, review the effects and nature of explosives and how explosives are used by criminals and terrorists. A significant amount of time is dedicated to specific explosion demonstrations and practical exercises.
Format and delivery
- Length of course
- 4 days
- Class size
- maximum 24 students
- Delivery setting
- theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at an explosive range
- Understanding the nature and effects of different types of detonators.
- Ability to identify commercial and military explosives and various triggering methods.
- Understanding the procedure and process for dealing with a CBRN agent.
- Knowledge of the procedures for responding to a bomb threat.
- Understanding the process for assisting in a post blast investigation.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
- This course is offered to current and potential explosives profile dog handlers from qualified police and accredited security agencies, as well as Law enforcement, military and government agency personnel where a rudimentary comprehension of explosives is required to effectively fulfill their duties.
- Acceptance or refusal in the course is at the discretion of the Canadian Police College.
- Success in the course is based on participation and completion of all required assignments.
- Various evaluation methods are used, including assessment of case study, peer evaluation, final exam, and range exercise.
- Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.
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