Advanced Chemical and Biological Integrated Response Course

(ACBIRC)–Technician Level Training

This course is designed to provide First Responder with hands-on problem-solving opportunities regarding chemical and biological incident response. This course will introduce topics and information, provide laboratory experiences, and culminate with a free-play exercise to practice concepts taught in the classroom and laboratory. Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), West Desert Test Center (WDTC)  Special Programs Testing & Training Division, currently provides many of the nation’s protectors with state-of-the-art advanced chemical and biological counter-Terrorism courses. This Ph.D.- taught course provides lectures and hands-on training in chemical and biological environments, focusing on agent characteristics, sampling, protection, detection, decontamination, and signatures. Onsite courses allow students to work in biological level 2 and 3 laboratories with live agents, and in certified chemical facilities with actual chemical agents. Biological and chemical stimulants that trigger detectors systems are used to enhance practical exercises for real-time readings and realism of the training.

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The Department of Homeland Security is no longer able to fund our program, therefore we will not be releasing any further dates. We apologize for this matter.

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