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Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) Course

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB) Course Description


Learning Objectives
Recommended Audience
Residental Delivery: IRTB PER-230-1
Mobile Delivery: IRTB PER-230
Course Schedule

The IRTB course provides first responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely respond to terrorist incidents involving explosives. The IRTB course focuses on first responder health and safety by addressing personal protection issues that arise when responding to terror incidents involving commercial and homemade explosive. Additionally, the course includes information on the recognition of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); terrorist organizations, both foreign and domestic; and lessons learned from past terrorist incidents. This information better prepares first responders to safely recognize and respond to terrorist bombing threats.

Learning Objectives

Recommended Audience

Residental Delivery: IRTB PER-230-1

This course is delivered by New Mexico Tech instructors in Socorro, New Mexico. Course delivery, materials, and travel and lodging funding is provided by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Course level: Performance
Duration: 27 hours
Duration in days: 4
Continuing Education Units: 2.7*
Version: 01.2017
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation and live explosive demonstrations.
Certification: New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center Course certification. Certified trainers of their jurisdiction can obtain the Train-the-Trainer certification upon successful completion of the course.

*Academic credit available at a cost.

Course Schedule

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Mobile Delivery: IRTB PER-230

This course is delivered by New Mexico Tech instructors in communities across the United States. Course delivery and materials funding is provided by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Course level: Awareness
Duration: 4 hours
Duration in days: 1
Continuing Education Units: 0.4
Version: 01.2017
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation
Certification: New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center course certification.

Contact your State Point of Contact or NMT/EMRTC to schedule a course delivery.

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