Tuesday, June 16, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This course trains participants to perform basic Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection (PRND) Operations as Primary Screeners employing a personal radiation detector. Participants learn how the job of the Primary Screener is integrated into the Nation's Global Nuclear Detection Architecture's (GNDA) objective to address the threat of terrorist attacks using radiological/nuclear material. The course evaluates participants' on knowledge, skills, and abilities in the Primary Screener role. Through scenario-based drills, Participants are trained to detect, locate, and adjudicate potential threats involving people, vehicles, packages, and facilities.
Sealed radioactive sources are used during drills and practical exercises. These sources are intended to simulate types of radioactive material that may be encountered in the public domain. Course content includes a primary screener's role in the Global Nuclear Detection Architecture and the National Preparedness Core Capabilities.
The target audience for this course is: