Date: 13 – 17 May 2024
Status: Listed
ETOC Code: WMD-CD-25502
Security level: NATO Unclassified releasable to PfP, MD, ICI, PatG*
Course Fee: 2500 CZK (approx. 100 EUR)**
Seats: min 18, max 24 participants
Deadline for enrollment: 31 March 2024
Venue: JCBRN Defence COE, Vyškov, Czech Republic


The aim of this course is to provide radiation protection specialists, first responders, law enforcement, and emergency managers with the practical knowledge needed to effectively respond to a radiological mishap. Instruction is provided through briefings, equipment demonstrations, and field exercises employing a wide variety of radiation detection instrumentation, radiation sources, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Learning Objective:
The course covers response methods to a variety of nuclear and radiological incidents, including search, response to a portal alarm, and consequence management in the event of a radiological material release, ranging from a small, localized release to a larger incident such as one caused by a radiological dispersal device. Upon successful completion, 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 and other experienced professionals actively seeking refresher training.

*PfP – Partnership for Peace; MD – Mediterranean Dialogue; ICI – Istanbul Cooperation Initiative; PatG – Partners across the Globe
**no fee for the JCBRN Defence COE Sponsoring Nations and Contribution Partner