EOD: level 2

FORM AND CONTENT OF COURSE: EOD LEVEL 2

 

Aim:

  • Train personnel capable of working as a deminer, to participate in disposal operations of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) in a military unit, in a demining center or in a Governmental Organization (GO), in a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) or in a national/international humanitarian demining structure.
  • The “EOD level 2” is able to intervene on conventional munitions, likely to be encountered in peacekeeping operations and in humanitarian demining operations.
  • He can be the leader of a systematic demining team.
  • Training for the function of responsable for the implementation of explosifs.

 

Duration of the course:

06 weeks (including reception and departure formalities)

 

Fixed cost per trainee:

See “Inscription Modalities”

 

Admission terms:

  • Holding the diploma « EOD level 1” provided by CPADD or another structure after approval of the Director of Studies of CPADD (essential prerequisite).
  • Being a lower officer or NCO, preferable a member of the engineers, or any other weapon or army, if possible in an operational structure, or
  • Being part of a national structure, a national or international organization or a national demining center or a humanitarian demining GO or a humanitarian demining NGO,
  • Having a large potential and the needed intellectual capabilities to follow this course.
  • Being physically and psychologically fit to voluntary work in a team in hazardous environments.

 

Comments:

  • This course is subject to a language test, weekly tests and final tests.
  • CPADD reserves the right to exclude the trainee for disciplinary, medical or attendance reasons,
  • The trainee must get an average of 12/20 or more to obtain a diploma.

 

Contents of the course:

The 3 levels of EOD courses handle 10 identical general objectives. The allocated time for each objective differs depending on the course.

The content of the EOD level 2 course contains following objectives:

  • Objective n°0: course environment (25 hours).
  • Objective n°1: the EOD level 2 operator knows the demining environment (8 hours).
  • Objective n°2: the EOD level 2 operator studies the explosives and explosives tools (32 hours).
  • Objective n°3: the EOD level 2 operator studies the munitions (68 hours).
  • Objective n°4: first aid and communication (24 hours).
  • Objective n°5: locating and safe access (38 hours).
  • Objective n°6: post-task activities (8 hours).
  • Objective n°7: mine risk education (9 hours).
  • Objective n°8: quality management (6 hours).
  • Final objective: end exercise (22 hours).

 

 

TOTAL : 240 hours

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