Primary Screener / Personal Radiation Detector - PER243-001

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Full Description
Course Date:
May 29, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm

This course trains participants to perform basic Preventive Radiological/Nuclear Detection (PRND) Operations as Primary Screeners employing a personal radiation detector. Participants learn how the job of the Primary Screener is integrated into the Nation's Global Nuclear Detection Architecture's (GNDA) objective to address the threat of terrorist attacks using radiological/nuclear material. The course evaluates participants' on knowledge, skills, and abilities in the Primary Screener role. Through scenario-based drills, Participants are trained to detect, locate, and adjudicate potential threats involving people, vehicles, packages, and facilities.
Training Dates
05/29/2019 - 05/29/2019
None Specified
Registration Dates
11/30/2018 - 05/30/2019
Available Seats
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
Chase Field
401 E. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Resources Required
FEMA Requirement: In addition to enrolling on this site; participants must also have a FEMA Student Identification (SID) Number. A FEMA SID is required to participate in training through FEMA Training Providers and will serve as your personal identification number in place of your Social Security Number. Please visit to create your FEMA SID account. Students will be required to have their FEMA SID on the first day of this class.
Reporting Instructions
None Specified
Signup Details
Target Audience - Emergency Management, EMS, FIre, Law Enforcement, Hazardous Materials, Health Care, Public Health, Public Works, Transportation.

All who enroll will initially be listed as Pending Host Approval until their eligibility as a primary stakeholder in this training can be confirmed. Eligibility will be reviewed on a weekly basis. If your status remains as Pending Host Approval, it either means your eligibility could not be confirmed, or the list of eligible participants is still being prioritized. You will be contacted if we require additional information regarding your eligibility. Once confirmed to attend, participants will be sent an enrollment confirmation via email.

*Enrollment Policy: Students must have the status of “Enrolled” to attend any class or event. Students who are “Waitlisted” or “Pending Approval” will not be allowed to attend the class. If a student needs to cancel enrollment, please do so as early as possible to allow someone on the waitlist to be enrolled.

*Attendance Policy: Students must attend at least 90% of the class to be able to receive credit. Should a student need to miss any portion of the class, they must contact the DEMA Training Branch beforehand for further information.

*This course qualifies for AZ POST continuing training credit. If you are a Law Enforcement Officer & would like to request a POST Certificate, contact the DEMA Training Branch at
or 602-464-6225 once you have successfully completed this course.


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