Purpose: This course provides enhanced tactical training in CBRNE assessment, disablement, elimination, escort, and site remediation restoration in support of mission requirements in the continental United States and outside the continental United States, to include training exercises, local mission responses, and overseas contingency requirements.
Scope: Training will focus on providing the skills and knowledges required for a student to perform as a member of a CBRNE Response Team (CRT) responsible for conducting CBRN site assessment, render-safe, detection, sampling, verification, site exploitation, packaging, escort (surety and non-surety), limited disablement, limited elimination, technical decontamination, confined space awareness, and limited consequence management at the end of this course in support of combatant commanders and lead federal agencies.
Prerequisites: Army Enlisted, Officer and Warrant Officer Active, Reserve and National Guard with a MOSC of 74D or 89D, 74A AOC, 740A AOC; Enlisted Active and Reserve Marines with a MOSC of 5711, 5702 and 2336; Coast Guard and DOD civilians whose mission is directly related to CBRN Site assessment, detection, sampling, and site exploitation of hazards associated with CBR materials. DOD civilians who meet the above prerequisites will require course manager authorization prior to course attendance. Enlisted grades (E1 - E5) must be Hazardous Material Operations certified and (E6 and above) must be Hazardous Material Technician certified. Certifications must be through either the Department of Defense (DoD) Fire and Emergency Certification Program or Pro Board Accreditation System.
Special Information: All students attending the Technical Escort Course must meet the physical requirements of the course. They must not possess a temporary profile that limits standing, lifting or requires movement with crutches. Students must be physically able to wear Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus or SCBA (35 LBS) and or be able to lift up to 55 pounds while in SCBA for up to 10-15 minutes at a time. Day one, all students will be required to be cleared through a medical screening provided by nurses from General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital (GLWACH) in accordance with NFPA 471 chapter 10. American Council on Education (ACE) Military Programs Evaluation recommended the Technical Escort Course earn the following; in the lower-division baccalaureate associate degree category, 3 semester hours in hazardous materials operations and 1 semester hour in emergency casualty management.
Foreign Disclosure: FD2 - This training product has been reviewed by the training developers in coordination with the USACBRNS foreign disclosure representative and MSCoE foreign disclosure officer. This training product can be used to instruct international military students when the country meets specific criteria. Specify requirement(s) that each country must meet (select all that are appropriate): 1) Must purchase equipment through FMS Joint Chemical Agent Detector, JCAD M4A1; 2) Must be a member of a specific group or coalition United Arab Emirates (UAE); 3) Must have an accepted clearance (must be authorized under an identified general security agreement with the US); 4) May not attend FD3 modules Module A (6.7hrs), Module C (39.9hrs), Module D (14.3hrs), Module E (18.1hrs), Module F (17.6hrs), Module G (41.1hrs).; 5) Other JPEO-CBD approved usage of restricted equipment during training only for UAE. No publications released.