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Explosive Handlers & Breaching Course – Jefferson Township, MI

Cost: $1575
Jun 24 - Jun 28
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Duration: 5 days
Cost: $1575
Students: 8 Min – 24 Max
Restrictions: Law Enforcement, Military or Government Agencies

The aim of this 5 day course is to introduce the student 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.

This course has been designed for non EOD Technicians who have little to no experience in the recognition and safe handling of explosive compounds. Day one will be devoted to the theory and handling of explosives with days two-five focusing on explosive breaching techniques.

Course content includes:

  • Explosive storage and transportation regulations ATF -DOT
  • Theory of explosives and explosions
  • Explosive safety
  • Explosive accessories
  • Recognition of low and high explosive compounds
  • Preparation and firing of charges using non-electric fuse and shock tube initiated blasting caps
  • Misfired charge procedures
  • 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
  • Breaching windows
  • Defeating barricaded doors
  • Internal door charges
  • 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

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

Equipment Requirements:

  • Eye & ear protection
  • Range training uniform (long sleeve)
  • Gloves (recommended)
  • Ballistic protection – soft armor or plate carrier with plates
  • Helmet
  • Flash Drive up to 8GB (course breach reports, photos, videos and SOPs)

The Lab Training Center
Please email or call for pricing
[email protected] | 866-884-3522

Lodging Details:
  • 25 beds, 2 suites, private bathroom facilities for male and female including showers
  • Laundry (24/7)
  • Team Rooms
  • Flat Screens
  • Refrigerators/Microwaves/Coffee
  • Wi-Fi and Satellite TV
  • Dry Erase Boards
  • Linens
  • Secure quarters
  • Individual Lockers
  • Tables and Chairs

Airport: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) / Ft Wayne International (FWA)


Jun 24
Jun 28
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Jefferson Township, MI