Chemical Incident Commander Training

CBRN Academy Seibersdorf

Course Name

Chemical Incident Commander Training

Course Description

The scope of this course is to train participants in management of emergencies (leadership) with chemical warfare agents, originating from either chemical weapons (finds) or terroristic attacks. Participants will also learn consequence management and the basics in warning and reporting.

Course Aims

Participants will:

  • learn to manage an emergency with chemical warfare agents
  • learn to warn and to report
  • be able to perform a hazard assessment

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 CWA.

>> 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 Emergency Response 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