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Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI) Course

Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents (PRSBI) Course Description


Learning Objectives
Recommended Audience
Residental Delivery: PRSBI PER-231-1
Mobile Delivery: PRSBI PER-231
Course Schedule

The PRSBI course focuses on understanding the history and threat of suicide bombing to the United States as well as suicide bomber methodologies. The course guides first responders through the Nine Phases of a Bombing Incident as they relate to suicide bombers (beginning with bomber recruitment) with interdiction opportunities presented at every phase. First responders are provided with information on Suicide Bomber Improvised Explosive Devices (SBIEDs), SBIED component recognition, and delivery methods. Additionally, first responders are presented with the tools to recognize a suicide bombing threat and countermeasure planning tools to prevent and/or mitigate the effects of such an attack. This information enables first responders to return to their organizations and maximize efforts and planning for suicide bombing threats.

Learning Objectives

Recommended Audience

Residental Delivery: PRSBI PER-231-1

This course is delivered by New Mexico Tech instructors in Socorro, New Mexico. Course delivery, materials, and travel and lodging funding is provided by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Course level: Performance
Duration: 34 hours
Duration in days: 5
Continuing Education Units: 3.4*
Version: 03.2018
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation and live explosive demonstrations.
Certification: New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center Course certification. Certified trainers of their jurisdiction can obtain the Train-the-Trainer certification upon successful completion of the course.

*Academic credit available at a cost.

Course Schedule

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Mobile Delivery: PRSBI PER-231

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: 4 hours
Duration in days: 1
Continuing Education Units: 0.4
Version: 03.2018
Method of instruction: Classroom presentation
Certification: New Mexico Tech Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center course certification.

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

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