NATIONAL CIVIL DEFENCE COLLEGE

Specialised Skill Courses

Chemical Disaster First Responders Course
Flood/Cyclone Disaster Response Course
Earthquake Disaster Response Course (EDR)
Biological Incident First Responder's Course
Medical Operations Against WMD for Doctors
Emergency Response to Rail Transport Accident
Advanced Search & Rescue Course
Amateur Radio Communications For Responders
Collapsed Structure Search And Location Course

Chemical Disaster First Responders Course

Chemical Disaster First Responders Course
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train local emergency responders in preparing and responding to a hazardous materials incident.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of training the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Identify hazardous materials.
  • Select and employ proper PPE
  • Conduct Responder Operations against hazardous chemical event.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Threat from hazardous chemicals.
  • Principles of toxicology.
  • Identification of hazardous chemicals.
  • Health effects of hazardous chemicals.
  • Response planning.
  • Safety in handling & transportation of chemicals.
  • Confinement & containment of hazardous chemicals.
  • Medical intervention.
  • Use of PPE.
  • Chemical detection instruments.
  • Decontamination Procedures.
  • Incident command and control.
  • Evacuation Planning.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

This programme is suitable for Civil Defence & Home Guard Officers, Industrial Security personnel, Fire Officers, Disaster Managers and Volunteer Officers from NGO's. Knowledge of Basic Science is essential.


AGE LIMIT : Below 40 yrs.
DURATION : 2 weeks


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FLOOD/ CYCLONE DISASTER RESPONSE COURSE - This is a redesigned Disaster Relief Instructors Course

FLOOD/ CYCLONE DISASTER RESPONSE COURSE
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train officers and personnel of organizations to act as Trainers and leaders of Disaster Response teams during emergencies.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of the training programme, the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Organise flood/ cyclone disaster training.
  • Act as Leader of Disaster Response Teams.
  • Operate flood rescue equipment.
  • Organise immediate relief measures.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Definition & types of Disasters.
  • Causes of Floods in India.
  • Causes of Cyclones/hurricanes.
  • Problem of Landslides.
  • Control of Relief operations.
  • Rescue Operations in flood/cyclone.
  • Use of Field machines for Rescue.
  • Operation of Boats and OBM's.
  • Methods of Shoring
  • Improvised Floating aids.
  • Preparation of Rope bridges.
  • Disposal of Dead bodies and Carcasses.
  • Management of post Disaster services.
  • Emergency Operation Centers. (EOC)
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

The course is designed for Civil Defence/ Home Guards Instructors, Paramilitary forces personnel, Fire service personnel, Trainers from State Emergency Relief Services and NGO's.


AGE LIMIT : Below 45 Yrs.
DURATION : 5 weeks


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EARTHQUAKE DISASTER RESPONSE COURSE (EDR) - This is a redesigned Earthquake Disaster Preparedness & Management Course

EARTHQUAKE DISASTER RESPONSE COURSE
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train Responders in Earthquake Disaster Response Management so as to enable them to serve as Leaders of various teams organized post earthquake.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of the training programme, the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Understand the science of earthquakes.
  • Undertake Search and Rescue Operations.
  • Organise Relief and Recovery measures.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Science of Earthquakes.
  • Problem of SAR in Earthquakes.
  • Principles of Search & Rescue (SAR)
  • Study of Building collapse.
  • Use of Ropes for rescue.
  • Utility of Emergency Shoring.
  • Precautions on entering damaged buildings
  • Use of Breathing Apparatus
  • Debris tunneling
  • Use of small tools and equipment
  • Lifting and stabilizing loads.
  • Casualty Triage
  • Organising of Relief & Recovery measures.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

The course is designed for Civil Defence Instructors, Home Guard Platoon Commanders, Havaldar and above from military/ paramilitary forces, Revenue Staff engaged in Disaster Relief Management at State/District level and Members of NGO's.


AGE LIMIT : Below 45 Yrs.
DURATION : 3 weeks


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Biological Incident First Responder's Course

Biological Incident First Responder's Course
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train local emergency responders in preparing and responding to a Biological hazard incident.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of training the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Understand nature of biological hazards.
  • Select and employ proper PPE
  • Conduct Responder Operations against biological hazard event

COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to Biological threats.
  • Terrorist use of Biological agents.
  • Recognition of Biological hazards.
  • Health effects of Bio-hazards.
  • Biological agent detection & sampling
  • Biological incident PPE.
  • Decontamination procedures.
  • Role of local health authorities.
  • Critical incident stress management.
  • Public information and media.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

This programme is suitable for Civil Defence & Home Guard Officers, Industrial Security personnel, Fire Officers, Disaster Managers and Volunteer Officers from NGO's. Knowledge of Basic Science is essential.


AGE LIMIT : No age limit.
DURATION : 1 week


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Medical Operations Against WMD for Doctors

Medical Operations Against WMD for Doctors
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train Medical Officers in organising medical operations during mass casualty incidents and providing assistance to local Emergency Responders for responding to incidents involving Weapons of Mass Destruction.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of training the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Understand the WMD threat.
  • Organise Medical Operations against WMD.
  • Care & Treatment modalities involving hazardous materials.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to WMD threat.
  • Chemical agents & Toxicology
  • Biological agents, types and characteristics.
  • Impact of Radiological emergencies.
  • Chemical casualty care.
  • Medical Surveillance of Responders.
  • Hazard detection devices.
  • Hospital Management of nuclear casualties.
  • Hospital triage.
  • Treatment modalities
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Decontamination
  • Critical incident management.
  • Recovery operations.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

The programme is designed for Casualty Medical officers of Civil Defence Casualty service, Paramilitary forces, Railways, Industries, Government / Private Hospitals and Medical & Health Departments of States.


AGE LIMIT : No age limit.
DURATION : 2 weeks


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Emergency Response to Rail Transport Accident

Emergency Response to Rail Transport Accident
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train officers, Trainers and volunteers in techniques of extrication, rescue and incident management during rail transport accident.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of the training programme, the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Extrication and Rescuetechniques in rail accidents.
  • Use of Rescue equipments.
  • Organize training onManagement of railaccident.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Assessment of Rail Assets.
  • Principles of Rescue in Rail Transport accidents.
  • Techniques of Gaining Access.
  • Extrication methodologies.
  • Rescue strategies and technques.
  • Rescue Tools, Equipment & Accessories.
  • START Triage.
  • Incident Management and Command System.
  • Volunteer first aid and victim stabilization.
  • Scene security and salvage.
  • Rope rescue techniques.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

The course is designed for Railway Personnel, CD trainers and volunteers, Para-military forces and NGO's.


AGE LIMIT : No age limit
DURATION : 2 weeks


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Advanced Search & Rescue Course

Advanced Search & Rescue Course
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train trainers and volunteers in advance techniques of Search and Rescue (SAR) by employing modern state-of-the-art equipment for Rescue during disasters.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of training the participants will be able to perform the following:

  • Understand the concept of Search & Rescue.
  • Use of modern SAR equipment.
  • Organise training in SAR.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Principles of Search and Rescue.
  • Search & Locating techniques.
  • Rescue strategies and techniques.
  • Rope rescue.
  • Tools Equipment and accessories.
  • Structural triage and marking.
  • Operational safety.
  • Principles of shoring.
  • Debris tunneling.
  • Confined space rescue.
  • Improvised rescue devices.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

This course is designed for Civil Defence trainers, Home Guard Platoon Commanders, Paramilitary forces (Havaldar and above), JCO's from Armed Forces and Security personnel from Industries.


AGE LIMIT : Below 45 yrs.
DURATION : 3 weeks


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Amateur Radio Communications For Responders

Amateur Radio Communications For Responders
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train officers and personnel of Civil Defence, Home Guards, Para Military Forces and NGO's in the science of Amateur Radio Operations (HAM) during

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of training programme, the participants will be able to perform the following

  • Understand Amateur Radio Operator Drills.
  • Operate on Morse Communication.
  • Act as HAM Radio Operators during Emergencies.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Elementary Electricity and Magnetism.
  • Elementary theory of Alternating Currents.
  • Use of thermionic valves.
  • Principles and operation of Radio receivers.
  • Principles and operation of Transmitters.
  • Radio Propagation.
  • Aerials and frequency measurement.
  • Indian Wireless Radio regulations..
  • Morse receiving and sending.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

The training programme will benefit CD trainers, HG's, Para military forces and members of volunteer NGO's that would like to contribute in Management of Disasters. Participants should have passed XII Standard with Science.


AGE LIMIT : Below 45 yrs.
DURATION : 4 weeks


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Collapsed Structure Search And Location Course

Collapsed Structure Search And Location Course
COURSE OBJECTIVE

To train trainers and disaster response personnel in operation of acoustic and visual search and locating devices.

ENABLING OBJECTIVE

On completion of the training the participants will be able to perform the following;

  • Describe steps for search and locating
  • Use acoustic and visual search devices
  • Conduct training on victim search and location

COURSE CONTENT

  • The concept of basic victim search and location.
  • Composition of search team
  • Modes, types and patterns of conducting a search.
  • Steps for identifying probable victim locations.
  • Acoustic devices for search and location
  • Visual devices for search and location
  • INSARAG marking system
  • Care and maintenance of search devices.
LEVEL OF PARTICIPANTS

Personnel from Civil Defence, Fire Services, Home Guards, Police, Central Paramilitary forces and NGO's designated to perform search and rescue missions.


AGE LIMIT : No age limit
DURATION : 1week


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