Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
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)
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
maximum 12 students
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.