This course introduces students being experienced CBRN-Analysis users to the latest CBRN-Analysis programme release and provides knowledge about new and improved program functions. It will enable the students to perform as local or national Super User Contact with sufficient knowledge to assist less experience operators and to act as adviser for establishing CBRN-Analysis communication, making exercises.

Learning Objective:

Students will discuss and exchange experiences with Bruhn NewTech representative and other experienced users including discussions at user level of proposals for new or improved programme functions. Students will be qualified to access Bruhn NewTech User's own web page with limited access. Students should preferably attend this CBRN Analysis Course every year to be updated on the latest version and the current CAX training programmes.

Expected Training Audience:

Only students previously qualified from a CBRN-Analysis Operator Course and have extended practice in use of CBRN-Analysis should be able to attend this course. Students must be able to speak and understand English at least to level 3 and have a good working knowledge about computers at the user level of e.g. Microsoft Office or similar programmes.

Date: 6 - 7 March 2018


Tuition Fee: FREE

Seats: min 6, max 12 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 26 January 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-31246 

ePRIME Reference: ACT.576

The mission of the course is to familiarize the participants with the International CBRN Training Curriculum, provide the participants with the knowledge and understanding required for implementation the CBRN Training Curriculum within their own nations and ultimately enhance interoperability among first responders in an international response to CBRN events.

The Project General Description

JCBRN Defence COE is expected to take a part in „The Updated Civil Emergency Planning (CEP) Action Plan for the Improvement of Civil Preparedness against Possible Attacks with CBRN Agents”. Document EAPC (C) D 2008 0009 states at its Objective III. c: „Promoting and supporting the implementation of Non-Binding Guidelines and Minimum Standards for First Responders”.

JCBRN Defence COE is going to use its capability to execute "Introduction to the International CBRN Training Curriculum for Trainers of First Responders to CBRN Incidents Course” in order to enhance the quality and timelines of the response to CBRN incidents and the interoperability of first responders.

Expected Training Audience:

The course is expected to train already existing CBRN trainers to improve their knowledge in field of CBRN Defence. Participants should have concrete experience in fire and rescue, police or paramedic services, or similar activities (civilian and military) and with training activities in this field. It is expected that attendees will have experience in delivering CBRN training to first responders and have good English language skills.

Date: 23 - 27 April 2018


Tuition Fee: FREE

Seats: min 10, max 18 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 21 March 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-21769

ePRIME Reference: ACT.575

Course pre-requisites: Each national representative will be expected to give a 5 to 10 minutes presentation on their national structures/capabilities (Disaster Management and CBRN Response Capabilities).

Students are expected to undergo "ADL Pre-Learning for the Introduction to the International CBRN Training Curriculum Course" - follow link

Aim is to provide radiation protection specialists, first responders, law enforcement, and emergency managers with practical information to effectively respond to radiological incidents and accidents. The course provides instruction through briefings, equipment demonstrations and field exercises employing a wide variety of radiation detection instrumentation, radiation sources, and personal protective equipment.

Learning Objective:

The course covers response methods to a variety of nuclear and radiological incidents, including search, response to a portal alarm, consequence management in the event of a release of radiological material, and addresses events ranging from a small, localized release to a larger incident such as a radiological dispersal device. At the conclusion students will understand the principles needed to organize and conduct a radiological emergency response, have practical experience applying those principles in realistic scenarios and understand how to protect themselves and the public from contamination.

Expected Training Audience:

This course is designed for emergency response personnel with minimal training in radiological emergency response or experienced professionals seeking refreshed training.

Date: 14 - 18 May 2018


Tuition fee: FREE

Seats: min 12, max 24 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 30 March 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-21765 

ePRIME Reference: ACT.571

The target is to prepare evaluators responsible for evaluation of CBRN Defence units for NATO Response Force Combined Joint Chemical Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Task Force (NRF CJ CBRN D TF) to achieve a common standard on the field of CBRN certification.

Learning Objective:

The NATO Capability statement and CBRN Capability package will be taught during this course. Overview the knowledge about CBRN documents, STANAGs and the information for current NRF CJ CBRN D TF rotation. The joint implementation of the Evaluation Checklists for the management of the CBRN units for the NRF Evaluation and Certification Process.

Expected Training Audience:

The five-day course will be conducted in the form of the briefings, discussions, syndicate works and practical exercises. A sound knowledge of the NATO CREVAL is requested.

Date: 28 May - 1 June 2018

Security level: NATO Restricted

Tuition fee: 100 EUR

Seats: min 6, max 18 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 20 April 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-41244 

ePRIME Reference: ACT.572

The object is to train students to be qualified in warning, reporting and hazard prediction of CBRN incidents and strengthen the foundation for integrity, good governance and management within members of the CBRN Warning and Reporting Centre by sharing experiences, challenges, and CBRN Warning and Reporting exercises in order to enhance professionalism.

Learning Objective:

CBRN Warning and Reporting Centres Exercise in CBRN Cells; Clarify, consolidate and evaluate the CBRN incident data reported from source level or from other CBRN centres or agencies; Calculate detailed CBRN hazard areas including recalculations as a result of significant weather changes and Analyze survey and monitoring results and pass information on the actual contaminated areas to units likely to be affected.

Expected Training Audience:

NATO/PfP Nations

The attendees will be fully qualified in manual operational procedures in the NATO CBRN Warning and Reporting System.

Date: 17 - 21 September 2018


Tuition Fee: 100 EUR

Seats: min 8, max 18 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 27 July 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-21245 

ePRIME Reference: ACT.573

Course prerequisites: students must undergo "ADL Pre Learning Advanced W&R System Course" - follow link

The course is designed to provide students with knowledge, skills and abilities to work confidently in protective clothing in a toxic environment containing chemical agents, toxic industrial chemicals. Through the training, students will gain practical experience in the use of personal protective equipment, will understand and be able to apply safe work practices and will have an appreciation of the equipment and methods for detection and decontamination.

Learning objective:

The course will help develop security standards matching international requirements and improve interoperability and effectiveness of international cooperation in this area. Finally, NATO countries will benefit from better compatibility of their and Partner countries security systems and more effective international cooperation in the field of counter-terrorist measures. Through field exercises, experts will provide trainees with practical knowledge on chemical warfare agents, their detection as well as their protection and decontamination.

Expected training audience:

Students are supposed to have a common level of knowledge to work safely and effectively in a toxic environment.

Preconditions for participation:

All trainees have to be physically fit and accomplish basic CBRN Training.

Only person having a Medical Clearance Package confirmed prior Live Agent Training is approved to perform the Live Agent Training.

The Medical Clearance Package serves as documentary proof of actual health status; and it is necessary to be confirmed by physician that course participant passed a medical examination prior to the Live Agent Training Course.

Date: 1 - 5 October 2018


Tuition fee: Payment for renting an authorized training facility per each course participant (approx. 2,000 EUR/person) will be determined on number of students (optimal 17 - 20 course participants)

Seats: min 10, max 20 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 31 May 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-31883

ePRIME Reference: ACT.603

The aim is to provide assessment specialists, emergency response personnel and emergency managers with the tools and techniques to develop and execute plans for responding to complex issues related to the release of radiological materials. Established strategies will be presented that cover the response elements required to respond to such events. Additionally, interaction and coordination between those response elements will be explored.

Learning Objective:

At the conclusion of the course, students will understand the methods and coordination necessary to respond gather radiological data and assess the consequences of the release. Responders will have an understanding of how plans and response actions change as a response transitions from emergency to recovery phases and what actions are required to move that transition forward.

Expected Training Audience:

Through discussion and practical hands-on applications, students will gain knowledge and experience with prioritizing response need; monitoring and sampling strategies; and data assessment methodology to assist in hazard level determining.

Date: 15 - 18 October 2018


Tuition fee: FREE

Seats: min 15, max 30 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 31 August 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-31768 

ePRIME Reference: ACT.571

The course builds on the I-RAPTER basic course by providing responders, law enforcement officers, radiation protection specialists, port and customs officials, and emergency managers with advanced techniques for radiological search and identification.

Learning Objective:

The course contains a half day review of radiation properties and health effects, radiological hazards and radiological detectors and then focus on advanced radiological search techniques, radionuclide identification including gamma-ray spectroscopy, maritime and aerial search techniques, contamination survey, and source recovery. Incorporated in the lectures are radiation detection equipment demonstrations and hands-on training with a wide range of radiation detection instrumentation the training team brings to the course. Students practice the information they learn in the classroom lectures, equipment demonstrations and hands-on equipment training in a full day field exercise conducted with radiation.

Expected Training Audience:

This course is designed for emergency response personnel that have taken part in the I-RAPTER basic course or have an intermediate to advanced level of experience in radiological emergency response.

Date: 29 October - 2 November 2018


Tuition Fee: FREE

Seats: min 12, max 24 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 21 September 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-31766

ePRIME Reference: ACT.571

The aim is to introduce and describe EU, NATO Consequence Management concept, organization, systems and procedures including Cooperation and Partnership initiatives in Consequence Management to EU, NATO and Partner Nation officers and their civilian equivalents.

Learning Objective:

Describe the political and military dimensions of Consequence Management after CBRN Incident (CM), the interaction and constraints between international organizations (IAEA, OPCW) and the conceptual framework of CM. Identify principal NATO and EU CM bodies, systems and procedures, and explain the NATO and EU CM process. Describe lessons learned from recent NATO and EU commitments and exercises; identify the importance of Rules of Engagement (ROEs), Process and Public Information during the planning and implementation of Crisis Response Operations (CROs).

Expected Training Audience:

Through discussion and practical hands-on applications, students will gain knowledge and experience of Crisis management after CBRN attack in relation to current national and international security concerns. The course is developed for key elements of consequence management structures including the police, fire fighters, health services, hospitals, military, civil defence (if applicable), emergency management authorities, public information, specialist teams such as counter terrorist units or investigation.

Date: 26 - 30 November 2018


Tuition Fee: 100 EUR

Seats: min 10, max 40 participants

Dead line for enrolment: 12 October 2018

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-41764

ePRIME Reference: ACT.574