Date: 30 September – 4 October 2024
Status: Listed
ETOC Code: WMD-CD-31883
Security level: Non-sensitive information releasable to the public
Course Fee: 85000 CZK (approx. 3500 EUR)
Seats: min 20, max 24 participants
Deadline for enrollment: 18 August 2024
Venue: Military Research Institute - Testing & Training Facility, Vyškov, Czech Republic


This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to work confidently, while wearing protective clothing, in a toxic environment containing Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) and/or Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC). Through this training, course participants will gain practical experience in the use of Individual Protective Equipment (IPE), understand and be able to apply safe work practices, and will have an appreciation of the equipment and methods needed for chemical agent detection and decontamination.

Learning Objective:
Upon course completion, each student will understand how to protect themselves against current global chemical threats, chemical agent detection procedures, and the execution of immediate and operational decontamination procedures.

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 participants must present a standardized physician’s confirmation letter stating they are at the appropriate fitness level to participate in LAT. Participants must have a clean-shaven face (mustaches are permitted) to ensure a proper seal of the protective mask. A blood draw will be taken from each student prior to the beginning of LAT activities. A second draw will be administered prior to students being released.