The course is offered to 30 participants: 15 from Poland and 15 from the European Union Member States (except for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland[1]).

Candidates will be admitted on the basis of the information held in the documents submitted. Candidates need to fulfill minimum requirements and will be additionally assessed according to the supplementary criteria.

The minimum requirements for admission:

  • Master’s diploma (or equivalent)
  • Citizenship of an EU Member State
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English in written and spoken (the course is to be held in English)

Supplementary criteria for admission

A candidate can obtain 100 points maximum as a result of the assessment of the following criteria:

  • 0-10 points: Education in the following fields: administration, security, criminology, chemistry, biology, physics or life-science equivalent, medicine, public health, legal studies, veterinary or similar.
  • 0 – 10 points: Participation in previous CBRN police or civil protection training events and exercises.

0-40 points: Current position held which ensures practical application of knowledge and skills acquired during the course. Managing positions in institutions and organisations responsible for crisis management are preferred; especially in risk mitigation and consequence management of CBRN-E terrorism. Full- or part-time employment in a public institution is preferred, but not obligatory.

  • 0-20 points: Experience in the area of CBRN-E or defense against Weapons of Mass Destruction, e.g.: mass CBRN events response, regular participation in national or international (esp. EU CBRN experts’) meetings, regular participation and/or implementation of the EU CBRN and counter-terrorism projects and working groups, working experience in other EU country than the country of residence (where working experience may include: missions, meetings, projects or assignments or a part-time or full-time job).
  • 0-20 points: A letter of recommendation signed by your superior/line manager including their approval to your participation in the course (e.g. as a part of your job responsibilities). The letter should also indicate how knowledge and skills acquired during the course will contribute to improving performance of your institution or organisation in the CBRN risk mitigation and response.

Candidates will be admitted to the program on the basis of the total number of points scored in the application process. The 15-person limit per class holds.

The recruitment is open from 30.06.2017 to 15.09.2017. The full list of participants will be published by 30.09.2017.

 Please send all documents via the below-presented application form or by email – by 15 September 2017.

 Required documents:

  • Copy of Master’s diploma or equivalent.
  • Application form (download)
  • CV
  • Photo for student document

Other documents you may wish to submit:

  • Copy of English Language Certificate
  • Letter of recommendation from a superior (scan)

Click here to see the recruitment criteria. Contact us if you have any questions or need additional information about the program.

[1] UK citizens are excluded from the program due to the European Commission regulations.

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