Tactical – Police Explosives Technician
Program area: Explosives training
Course code: T-PETRegister
|Session(s)||Location||Start date||End date|
|23-01R English||TPOF - Hamilton||2023-01-09||2023-01-19|
- 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
Explosive Forced Entry (EFE) is a tactic used for lawful entry into a structure with the aid of explosive materials. It is essential for police explosive technicians to efficiently evaluate different situations they might encounter when performing EFEs. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to safely perform their duties as technicians. It also supports them in their role as instructors for emergency response teams in EFE training.
Format and delivery
- Length of course
- 10 days
- Class size
- maximum 12 students
- Delivery setting
- theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at the explosive range
- Understanding the legal aspects and policy associated with the use of explosive entry charges.
- Ability to use EFE equipment.
- Ability to establish the composition and layout of a building to facilitate charge calculations and placement.
- Ability to correlate building construction and materials with the amount of explosives required to ensure breaching is successfully accomplished with the minimum amount of explosives.
- Understanding the techniques and procedures employed by the ERT to enhance PET participation in explosive forced entries.
- Exposure to a series of "live explosive" scenarios that enhance the ability to identify charge types, size placement and detonation.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
- This course is offered to police explosives technicians.
- Registrants must have successfully completed the Police Explosives Technicians and Radiography (PETC) and maintained its certification. An equivalent qualification or certification can also be submitted for consideration when registering.
- 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 testing in practical scenarios.
- Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.
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