HZS Training - Individual

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Our Individual (Awareness) Level courses involve a balance of practical and theoretical based training. Beyond this, training at the Individual (Advanced) Level can be focused on specific/tailored to role requirements up to and including work with live chemical agents, biological and radioactive materials.

Individual - Awareness level

Individual – Awareness level

Individual – Advanced level

Individual – Awareness Level

Description: This classroom course familiarises participants with CBRN materials and their respective properties and the measures they can take to protect themselves against them.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Properties of CBRN materials
  • Protective measures and equipment
  • Signs and symptoms of exposure to CBRN agents
  • Detection of CBRN materials
  • Decontamination processes

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1-2

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This classroom course familiarises participants with the different types of radiation, detection principles, and protective measures.

Duration: 30 hours

Content:

  • Types of radiation
  • Detection technologies
  • Protective measures
  • Protective equipment
  • Decontamination principles

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1-2

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance; this course is a prerequisite for participants to undergo Radiation Response Individual Level

Description: This classroom course familiarises participants with the different types of biological agents, detection principles, and protective measures.

Duration: 30 hours

Content:

  • Types of biological agents
  • Medical signs and symptoms
  • Detection technologies
  • Protective measures
  • Protective equipment
  • Decontamination principles

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance; this course is a prerequisite for participants to undergo Live Agent Training Biological Individual Level

Description: This classroom course familiarises participants with the different types of chemical agents, detection principles, and protective measures.

Duration: 30 hours

Content:

  • Types of chemical agents
  • Medical signs and symptoms
  • Detection technologies
  • Protective measures
  • Protective equipment
  • Decontamination principles

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1-2

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance; this course is a prerequisite for participants to undergo Live Agent Training CWA Individual Leve

Description: This course covers detection technologies and systems associated with chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive agents.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Current detection capabilities and limitations
  • Types of chemical agent detection instruments
  • Biological agent detection instruments and processes
  • Radiological agent detection instruments
  • Explosive detection instruments and processes
  • Emerging detection technologies
  • Detection exercises with simulants (where applicable)

Prerequisites: CBRN General Awareness Training (40 hours)

Delivery: Classroom and practical training

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1-4

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This course covers decontamination systems and technologies associated with chemical, biological and radiological agents.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Current decontamination capabilities
  • Chemical agent decontamination technologies and limitations
  • Biological agent decontamination technologies and processes
  • Radiological agent decontamination technologies, process, residual contamination control
  • Emerging technologies

Prerequisites: CBRN General Awareness Training (40 hours)

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This course familiarises participants with medical counter-measures in case of exposure to CBRN materials.

Duration: 24 hours

Content:

  • Recognising a CBRN event based on visible signs and symptoms
  • Toxicology of CBRN materials
  • Safety within the hot zone
  • Working as a first responder in a hot zone (selection and use of protective equipment)
  • Dealing with CBRN casualties inside and outside the hot zone
  • Emergency decontamination (materials and procedures)

Prerequisites: CBRN General Awareness Training (40 hours)

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 2

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This training course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement safety procedures and develop response protocols for suspicious packages and mail, including “white powder” letters. Specifically for those persons with duties that include the receiving of packages (large and small) and mail.

Duration: 30 hours

Content:

  • Improvised explosive device recognition
  • Suspicious package/ letter response procedures
  • Overview of anthrax as an attack agent
  • Anthrax exposure and treatment/ prophylaxis
  • Personal protection and protective equipment
  • Receiving area/mail room equipment
  • Safety equipment
  • Field detection equipment
  • Case studies

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only

Course Location: HZSTC / or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1

Participants: Classroom capacity

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Individual – Advanced Level

Description: Analyse a chemical agent incident to determine the magnitude of the problem, in terms of outcome, by the chemical properties of the chemical agent.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Analyse a chemical agent incident to determine the magnitude of the problem in terms of outcome by the chemical properties of the chemical agent
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of potential exposure
  • Plan a response by identification and preparation of the relevant equipment and procedures
  • Implement a planned response (personal protective equipment, detection, decontamination)
  • Understand the health and safety risks of hot zone entries and the necessity of control zones

Prerequisites: Chemical Safety Awareness, medical clearance from employer to work in personal protective equipment

Delivery: Classroom and practical training

Course Location: VVU/CZ Vyškov Field Live Chemical Agent Training Facility, CZ

Instructors: 4

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance and HZS Bronze Medallion

Description: This course enables participants to detect, protect humans and critical infrastructure from biological agents and implement appropriate health and safety measures.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Establishing safety zones and safe distances
  • Use of protective equipment (personal and collective)
  • Provision of advice to local authorities
  • National and international rules and regulations
  • Practical principles of detection and protection

Prerequisites: Biological Safety Awareness, medical clearance from employer to work in personal protective equipment

Delivery: Classroom and practical training (up to BSL3)

Course Location: Sújchbo/CZ

Instructors: 4

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This course enables participants to detect radiological agents, as well as to protect humans and critical infrastructure from radiation emitting sources and implement appropriate health and safety measures.

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Practical principles of detection and protection
  • Establishing safety zones and safe distances
  • Use of protective equipment (personal and collective)
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Record keeping of exposure
  • Provision of advice to local authorities
  • National and international rules and regulations

Prerequisites: Radiation Safety Awareness, medical clearance from employer to work in personal protective equipment

Delivery: Classroom and practical training

Course Location: Seibersdorf/Austria or at other agreed locations

Instructors: 2-4

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance. When course is run at Seibersdorf: recognized certification in radiation protection according to Austrian standards

Description: This course provides trained medical personnel with the knowledge, skills and abilities to analyse the medical risks at a CBRN or hazardous materials incident and to plan and implement procedures to respond to potential health impacts on response personnel in a pre-hospital setting

Duration: 40 hours

Content:

  • Chemical, physical and toxicological properties of CBRN agents
  • Identification of the signs and symptoms of exposure to CBRN materials, primarily chemical agents
  • Prediction of the potential behaviour of chemical agents
  • Planning the response by identifying the relevant equipment to support hot zone entries
  • Health hazards and risks associated with hot zone activities, standard and non-standard decontamination materials
  • Determination of hazard control zones
  • Determine the equipment and resources required for a medical monitoring station
  • Plan and implement a response to a medical emergency
  • Decontamination methodologies and processes
  • Establishing a medical monitoring station
  • Determine the requirement for pre-entry and post-entry medical monitoring of personnel involved in hot zone entries

Prerequisites: CBRN General Awareness Training , Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) qualified or higher, Advanced Life Support (ALS) certified, and medical clearance from employer to work in personal protective equipment

Delivery: Classroom and practical training

Course Location: VVU Vyškov Field Live Chemical Agent Training Facility, CZ

Instructors: 2

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This course is to enable NDT Level II operators to set up and calibrate equipment, conduct tests, and to interpret, evaluate and document results of NDT.

Duration: 10 days

Content:

  • Chemical agent properties of CWA
  • Signs and symptoms of exposure to CWA
  • Using personal protective equipment in a safe manner
  • Health and Safety hazards and risks associated with toxic entries
  • Standard detection instruments
  • Pros and cons of the different types of measuring techniques and instruments
  • Safe use of the detection instruments in the field, while using full personal protective equipment (e.g. marking a contaminated area, locating a source, checking a possibly contaminated person, etc.)
  • Effect environmental conditions (such as temperature, wind and humidity) may have on the behaviour of the chemicals and the reading of the instruments
  • Translate the reading of the instrument into a health and safety hazard and take appropriate actions
  • Using NDE equipment in a potentially contaminated environment
  • Pulsed X-ray characteristics and radiation safety
  • Health and Safety hazards and risks associated with radiation emitting equipment
  • Avoiding contamination of NDE equipment
  • Setting up equipment in a potentially contaminated area
  • Interpreting the results of NDE

Prerequisites: Medical clearance from employer to work in personal protective equipment and registered as a radiation worker

Delivery: Classroom and practical training

Course Location: As agreed with customer

Instructors: 2

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

Description: This curriculum provides law enforcement, fire rescue, EMS, HAZMAT responders and other public safety officials with the training and skills necessary to detect the clandestine manufacture of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive weapons of mass destruction.
(Note: This course can also be conducted as Live Agent Training, with a prerequisite of CBRN General Awareness Training)

Duration: 24 hours

Content:

  • Principles of hot zone forensics
  • Overview of CBRNE agent types, their symptoms and mechanism of entry
  • Identification of precursor ingredient
  • Identification of manufacturing equipment and processes
  • Overview of specialised personal protection equipment and respiratory protection equipment
  • Detection and monitoring techniques including searches, surveys, sampling, improvised explosive devices, and trap recognition and response
  • Overview of clandestine CBR laboratories • Sample collection procedures
  • Confined space procedures
  • Forced air ventilation techniques

Prerequisites: None

Delivery: Classroom only (or as Live Agent Training)

Course Location: HZSTC, VVU Vyskov Field Live Chemical Agent Training Facility, CZ, or as agreed with customer

Instructors: 1-2

Participants: Maximum 20

Awards/Certification: Certificate of Attendance

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