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)
The course is for Police Explosives Technicians (PETs) who require recertification. RCMP PETs are required to successfully complete this course within three to five years of initial qualification of the Police Explosives Technicians and Radiography (PETC), and each subsequent period thereafter. The same is recommended for PETs from other police services. The validation course ensures continued competence in the skills and procedures previously acquired in the PETC and updates students on new equipment, procedures and devices being encountered in the field.
Format and delivery
Length of course
maximum 12 students
theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at the explosives range
Ability to interpret x-ray images and to identify components of an improvised explosive device (IED).
Ability to use disrupter weapons on improvised explosives devices.
Ability to use the appropriate equipment and follow safety protocols and procedures when at the explosives range.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
The course is offered to Police Explosives Technicians who require recertification.