The workshop’s aim is focused on the CBRN Analysis new features, ATP-45 (F), CBRN Warning and Reporting users experience and requirements, Lessons Identified (LIs) and best practices. The purpose is to share information and set up clear understanding considering the new changes in the area of CBRN Warning and Reporting. The workshop is conducted in close cooperation with Bruhn NewTech representatives.

Learning Objective:

1.    CBRN Analysis new features;

2.    ATP-45 (F) and future changes;

3.    Users experience & requirements;

4.    Discussion forum;

5.    LI and best practice.

Expected Training Audience:

NATO Command and Force Structure CBRN staff and National equivalents dealing with CBRN Warning and Reporting.

Date: 03 - 04 March 2020

Security level: NATO Unclassified

Tuition Fee: FREE

Seats: min 6, max 12 participants

Deadline for enrolment: 17 January 2020

The aim of this course is to familiarize the course participants with the Introduction to the International CBRN Training Curriculum for Trainers of First Responders; to provide knowledge and understanding required for the implementation of the Introduction to the International CBRN Training Curriculum for Trainers of First Responders within their own nations, and to enhance interoperability among first responders in an international response to CBRN events. This course is organised in close cooperation with the Civil Emergency Planning Committee (CEPC).

Learning Objectives:

1.    Understand the security context behind national and international CBRN preparedness and response;

2.    Understand the methods employed to recognise a CBRN incident;

3.    Understand the protection of responders and safety of victims;

4.    Understand the decontamination options at a CBRN incident;

5.    Understand basic medical and psychological considerations in relation to CBRN incidents;

6.    Understand the basic principles of detection and sample taking;

7.    Understand the principles of command and control in relation to CBRN incidents;

8.    Understand the implications of bilateral or international assistance for local first responders.

Expected Training Audience:

CBRN trainers to improve their knowledge in the field of CBRN Defence. Participants should have substantial 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: 20 - 24 April 2020

Security level: Non-sensitive information releasable to the public

Tuition Fee: FREE 

Seats: min 10, max 18 participants

Deadline for enrolment: 6 March 2020

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-21769 (OPS-NC-2010)

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

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The aim of the course is to:

1.    Familiarise participants with NATO WMD Disablement policy, strategy, doctrine and approaches. 

2.    Provide participants with an introduction to NATO WMD Disablement activities and planning considerations.

3.    Enable participants to incorporate WMDD activities into NATO operations.

Learning Objective:

1.    Familiarise participants with WMD/CBRN threats; 

2.    Explain NATO’s role in WMD Non-Proliferation and Counter-Proliferation;

3.    Explain the relationship between CBRN Defence and WMDD;

4.    Enable an understanding of the WMD Disablement functional concept;

5.    Enable participants to understand WMD Disablement activities for planning considerations;

6.    Understand the principles needed to plan and execute WMD Disablement operations;

7.    Understand the differences between NATO and National WMD Disablement operations;

8.    Familiarise participants with National WMD Disablement Doctrine, Strategy and Policy;

9.    Familiarise participants with International Organisations’ roles and responsibilities in Non-Proliferation and Counter-Proliferation.

Expected Training Audience:

Planners at NATO Headquarters, National Ministries of Defence, subordinate military headquarters or agencies, as well as WMDD formations and staff (Intelligence, WMD/CBRN Defence, EOD, C-IED, MP, SOF etc.).


a)    Military officers (OF-3 through OF-5);

b)    NCOs (OR-7 through OR-9);

c)    Civilian equivalents dealing with WMD disablement.

Date: 08 - 12 June 2020

Security level: NATO Restricted 

Tuition Fee: No fee  

Preconditions for participation: NO 

Seats: min 10; max 30 participants

Deadline for enrolment: 24 April 2020

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-35522


The 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 filed 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 basic training in radiological emergency response and/or experienced professionals seeking refresher training.

Date: 13 - 17 July 2020

Security level: NATO Unclassified releasable to PfP, MD, ICI, PAG 

Tuition Fee: FREE  

Preconditions for participation: NO 

Seats: min 15; max 30 participants

Deadline for enrolment: 1 June 2020


Course venue: CBRN Defence Centre, 2100 Korneuburg, Austria  

The aim is to train CBRN Subject Matter Experts 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:

1.    Be able to create new or update current CBRN W&R plans, directives and SOPs;

2.    Have the required knowledge about NATO directives and documents for CBRN W&R especially ATP-45 and ATP-3.8.1;

3.    Have knowledge about NATO (and equivalent national) CBRN W&R Principles;

4.    Have knowledge about NATO (and equivalent national) CBRN W&R Procedures;

5.    Have knowledge about NATO (and equivalent national) CBRN W&R Organization;

6.    Have knowledge about specific CBRN reporting links, e.g.;

7.    Deviation from manual procedures working in computer-assisted CBRN centres;

8.    Integration of automated and manual CBRN centres into the overall W&R plan;

9.    Integration between NATO Commands and National formations in the overall W&R plan incl. the use of information and databases of Toxic Industrial Chemicals/ Toxic Industrial Material;

10.  CBRN W&R Plan and organisational differences between Article 5 operations and Out of Area Operations;

11.  Use of mail messages for direct communication between manual and automated CBRN centres.

Expected Training Audience:

CBRN Staff personnel who need to understand, use and create input to NATO (or equivalent national) CBRN W&R system.

Date:  1 - 3 September 2020

Security level: Non-sensitive information releasable to the public

Tuition Fee: FREE 

Seats: min 8, max 18 participants

Deadline for enrolment: 20 July 2020

ETOC Code: WMD-MD-21245 (OPS-NC-2003)

ePRIME Reference: ACT.573

The course is designed to provide students with knowledge, skills and abilities to work confidently in protective clothing in a toxic environment containing Chemical Warfare Agents and/or Toxic Industrial Chemicals. Through the training, the course participants will gain practical experience in the use of Individual Protective Equipment (IPE), 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 objectives:

1.    Understand the chemical threat and how to protect against it;

2.    Understand the detection of chemical agents;

3.    Understand the execution of immediate/ operational decontamination;

4.    Understand planning, organisation and execution of LAT in a training facility.

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.

The 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 the physician that the course participant passed a medical examination prior to the Live Agent Training Course.

Students must undergo "ADL Live Agent Course

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Date: 12 - 16 October 2020

Security level: Non-sensitive information releasable to the public

Tuition fee: payment for renting an authorized training facility per each course participant (approx. 2,000 Eur per person) will be determined by the number of students (optimal from 17 to 20-course participants) 

Seats: min 10, max 20 participants 

Deadline for enrolment: 01 June 2020

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-31883 (OPS-NC-3014)

ePRIME Reference: ACT.603

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

Learning Objective:

1.    Identify principal NATO and EU CM bodies, systems and procedures, and explain the NATO and EU CM process;

2.    Explain CM after CHEM incident;

3.    Explain CM after BIO incident;

4.    Explain CM after RAD/NUC incident;

5.    Explain Lessons Learned from recent NATO and EU commitments and exercises; identify the importance of Rules of Engagement, Process and Public Information during the planning and implementation of Crisis Response Operations.

Expected Training Audience:

The course is developed for key elements of consequence management structures including the police, firefighters, health services, hospitals, military, civil defence (if applicable), emergency management authorities, public information, specialist teams such as counterterrorism units or investigation.

Date: 23 - 27 November 2020

Security level: NATO Unclassified releasable to PfP, MD, ICI, PAG

Tuition Fee: 100 EUR

Seats: min 14, max 30 participants 

Deadline for enrolment: 09 October 2020

ETOC Code: WMD-CD-41764 (OPS-NC-4007)

ePRIME Reference: ACT.574