Chemical Emergency Response Training

CBRN Academy Seibersdorf

Course Name

Chemical Emergency Response Training

Course Description

The scope of this course is to familiarize participants with the response to chemical warfare agents emergencies, originating from either chemical weapons (finds) or terroristic attacks.

Course Aims

Participants will:

  • understand the different types of use and the spread of CWA
  • be able to detect chemical warfare agents in complex scenarios / situations
  • be able to take samples in complex scenarios / situations
  • be able to handle complex decontamination tasks
  • perform complex detection tasks

The content of the course is a mix of theory and practical work (Live Agent Training). The basics will be taught in a classroom setting and trained practically, with CWAs.

>> List of Chemical Warfare Agents


Seibersdorf Academy, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria

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Target Audience

  • First responders
  • Military personnel
  • Police
  • Fire fighters
  • IED / EOD action forces
  • Civil defense
  • Security companies
  • First-aid personnel

Group Size

The recommended group size is 8 to 24 persons.


5 working days (30 training units)


  • Chemical Basic Training
  • Participants should be:
    • medically and physically fit (Employer to provide a medical clearance for the employee to work in personal protective equipment)
    • medical insurance valid in Europe/ Austria
    • able to understand instructions/training delivered in the German or English Language
    • 18 years of age as a minimum
    • female participants must not be pregnant

Type of assessment

Practical and written exam



Certificate of successful participation

Information and Contact

CBRN Academy Seibersdorf
T: +43 50550 3030
F: +43 50550 3033