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Explosive Forced Entry Course – CANADIANS ONLY

Cost: $1090
Apr 25 - Apr 28
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Hosted by: Halton Police Dept
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $1090
Students: 8 Min – 24 Max
Restrictions: Canadian Law Enforcement

The aim of this 4 day course is to introduce the officer to time tested and operationally proven drills and procedures in order to establish or further enhance an existing explosive breaching program within their unit or department.

On successful completion of this course, the officer will possess the necessary skills to safely and confidently employ explosive breaching charges in support of special operations missions.

Course content includes:

  • Canadian explosive storage and transportation regulations
  • History and theory of explosive breaching
  • Critical safety issues – calculating net explosive weight, safe stacking distance, and internal overpressure
  • Breaching report documentation
  • Breaching wood and metal doors (external and internal)
  • Breaching windows
  • Defeating barricaded doors
  • Introduction to internal door charges
  • Introduction to charge placement drills
  • Reacting to a misfired charge
  • Multiple breach points
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Target analysis
  • Breacher’s brief back format
  • Breacher’s operational data aide memoir
  • Cover port breaching on dry walls

Equipment Requirements:

  • Ear protection
  • Clear lens Goggles: Eye glasses or Oakley type sunglasses will not be permitted for any explosive breacher training
  • Range training uniform (long sleeve)
  • Nomex gloves (recommended)
  • Ballistic protection – soft armor or plate carrier with plates
  • Helmet
  • Handgun or carbine (no ammo, blue gun is acceptable)
  • Flashlight
  • Dump Pouch
  • Flash Drive up to 8GB (course breach reports, photos, videos and SOPs)

Hotel Information:
Ontario Police College
10716 Hacienda Rd
Aylmer, ON N5H 2R3
Please contact Andy Olesen at andy.olesen@haltonpolice.ca to make reservations.



Apr 25
Apr 28
Event Category:


London, Ontario


Pam Vaughan