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Course Description

PER-230 - Performance Level Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings (IRTB)

This is a performance level (operations) course designed to prepare emergency responders to perform effectively and safely during bombing incidents, principally in support roles within the warm and cold zones of the incident scene. The course includes a familiarization with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and explosive materials, and detailed training on critical response actions during pre- and post-detonation operations. In addition, the course addresses actions that emergency responders can take to prevent and/or deter bombing attacks against targets in their communities.

Course Objectives:
  • To prepare emergency responders to perform critical response actions during pre-and post-detonation incidents involving terrorist use of energetic materials that may be used in terrorist attacks
  • To provide emergency responders with techniques to prevent and/or deter terrorist attacks involving energetic materials
  • To install in participants a respect for the destructive potential of energetic materials that may be used in terrorist attacks

How this course is offered:

Delivered onsite at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction.  To request this course, you must contact

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Course participants must be certified in their agencies as firefighters, law enforcement officers, or emergency medical response personnel, or be assigned to a position in another agency that provides initial response to bombing incidents.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 4.00
Provider: New Mexico Tech
Disciplines: Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Law Enforcement
Public Safety Communications
Public Works

Available Classes

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