Police Explosives Technicians Course

Course detail

Program area: Explosives training

Course code: PETC

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
22-01 Full Ottawa 2022-03-14 2022-04-14
22-02 Full Ottawa 2022-05-30 2022-06-30
22-03 Full Ottawa 2022-08-22 2022-09-23
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 11,700.00 Hotel no data$ - $ 11,700.00


  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)


Police explosives technicians perform render safe procedures using different equipment (e.g. disrupters, robots, bomb suits and protective gear). They also perform their duties using different techniques, including hook and line, searches, and hand dismantling. This course teaches students how and when to use equipment and related techniques in order to deal with explosives and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Students must already have a theoretical understanding of explosives and be able to identify the components of an IED, how it is initiated and how it functions.

Format and delivery

Length of course
24 days
Class size
maximum 12 students
Delivery setting
theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at the explosives range

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements



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