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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME) Course
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Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME) Course

Homemade Explosives: Awareness, Recognition, and Response (HME)


Learning Objectives
Recommended Audience
Mobile Delivery: HME AWR-313

The HME course provides first responders with information on general explosive characteristics and hazards, homemade explosive precursor materials, homemade explosive manufacturing indicators, and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) components. Additionally, the course teaches first responders how to identify a homemade explosive laboratory and how to establish scene safety and security in such an incident. First responders are also presented information regarding community awareness and education programs related to homemade explosives. This information better prepares first responders to recognize hazards associated with homemade explosives during response operations.

Learning Objectives

Recommended Audience

Mobile Delivery: HME AWR-313

This course is delivered by New Mexico Tech instructors in communities across the United States. Course delivery and materials funding is provided by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Course level: Awareness
Duration: 8 hours
Duration in days: 1
Continuing Education Units: 0.8*
Version: 11.2015
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation
Certification New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center course certification.

*Academic credit available at a cost.

Contact your State Point of Contact or NMT/EMRTC to schedule a course delivery.

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