Two program tracks are available to prepare law enforcement officers with up-to-date explosives training and individuals who want to start, or advance, a career in the Unexploded Ordnance Industry. Both provide the most advanced explosives and ordnance training available. Explosives Training for Law Enforcement courses deliver specialized instruction for members of tactical response units, such as special weapons and tactics teams, and public safety bomb squads. Training addresses the use of explosives for tactical entry operations and advanced knowledge in identification and response to military ordnance calls. Ordnance Removal and Remediation courses include the first and only civilian UXO Technician I course certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board. This course provides participants with comprehensive, hands-on training in the safe detection, location, identification and disposal of unexploded ordnance using the emerging technologies of today’s UXO remediation industry.

Explosives and Ordinance Training EOT


Funding Options: DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types: Online Face-to-Face Blended Online Instructor-Led
Category Course # Course Title Description Division
Law Enforcement EOT220 Explosive Breacher Entry
Explosive entry continues to grow in American Law Enforcement as a viable tactical option for high risk warrants and hostage rescues. The number of explosive breaches has increased over the last few years but remains relatively low compared to the number of tactical teams in the United States. In this five-day course, explosive entries will be made through Class 1 Steel doors as well as solid wood and hollow core doors. Participants will learn the construction of distraction devices and the use of other explosives by conducting approximately 60 detonations using various amounts of explosives to ensure proper logging, placement and application of methods used to make entry in a safe but affective manner. The TEEX Explosive Breaching course is geared toward increasing the knowledge and skills of SWAT, Tactical, and EOD teams.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78025.Participant Testimonials:”This is the second course I traveled from California to take at this institution. I don’t see the same quality of education or facilities or instructors in home state.””We were able to fire over 100 shots of a wide variety. It was great learning experience and I feel very comfortable taking my knowledge back to my agency.” Show less
Explosive entry continues to grow in American Law Enforcement as a viable tactical option for high risk warrants and hostage rescues. The number of explosive breaches has increased over the last few years but remains relatively low compared to the number of tactical teams in the United States…. Show more
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Law Enforcement UXO203 Advanced Ordnance Recognition for Law Enforcement
This course is designed for Hazardous Device School certified Bomb Technicians or equivalents desiring specialized training in the recognition and identification of military ordnance. Participants will be provided with comprehensive training through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on activities designed to increase technician knowledge and response capabilities of state, local, and federal emergency responders.The National Bomb Squad Commanders Advisory Board (NBSCAB) recognizes completion of this course as meeting the standards for PSBS ordnance training and certification IAW with the 2016 National Guidelines for Bomb Technicians.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Certified Explosives Specialist (CES) training program mandates this course.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78027.
Participant Testimonials:”I would strongly recommend this course. I found it extremely informative, effective, and relevant to my job as a bomb technician.” Show less
This course is designed for Hazardous Device School certified Bomb Technicians or equivalents desiring specialized training in the recognition and identification of military ordnance. Participants will be provided with comprehensive training through a combination of classroom instruction and… Show more
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Law Enforcement UXO205 Advanced Ordnance Recognition for Law Enforcement Refresher
This intense three-day course provides participants an opportunity to refresh their knowledge in the recognition and identification of military munitions and practice initial response actions associated with ordnance incidents.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Bombs and Explosive Devices Course #4000. Show less
This intense three-day course provides participants an opportunity to refresh their knowledge in the recognition and identification of military munitions and practice initial response actions associated with ordnance incidents.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)… Show more
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Ordnance Removal and Remediation EOT225 Hazwoper for Clean-Up Operations Training Online
Working with hazardous materials in a safe and responsible manner ensures the health of workers and mitigates danger. This blended-learning course educates UXO Technicians and provides awareness of potential hazards encountered at hazardous waste cleanup operation sites. Upon completing this course, participants will be aware of the purpose and limitations of safety equipment and ensure workers safely avoid or escape dangerous situations.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806. Show less
Working with hazardous materials in a safe and responsible manner ensures the health of workers and mitigates danger. This blended-learning course educates UXO Technicians and provides awareness of potential hazards encountered at hazardous waste cleanup operation sites. Upon completing this… Show more
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Ordnance Removal and Remediation EOT228 Demining
This is an advanced course for graduates of the UXO Technician Level 1 Course designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to carry out demining procedures and clearance operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards. Participants will have an introduction to dangerous area marking, detectors, and locator equipment. Mine action search tools, procedures, and clearance techniques are included in this training.Participant Testimonials:”The ‘get in the driver’s seat’ style of instruction works well in this course.””I am walking away from the course humbled with lots of new information and significantly broadened perspective. It is hard to ask for more than that.” Show less
This is an advanced course for graduates of the UXO Technician Level 1 Course designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to carry out demining procedures and clearance operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards. Participants will have an introduction to… Show more
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Ordnance Removal and Remediation EOT239 Heavy Equipment Operator for Ordnance Workers
Having the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety, operation, and maneuverability of two common pieces of equipment used in the UXO field of work. This program is geared toward UXO technicians who may be tasked to stack or unearth buried ordnance items. Heavy emphasis is placed on safety and is designed to meet OSHA, ANSI, and ASME requirements as well as provides instruction in industry standard consensus practice.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Hazardous Materials Course #3806. Show less
Having the proper knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment is important to ensure safety in the work environment. This course provides participants with the basic skills required to safely operate a backhoe and forklift in a UXO field environment. Participants will learn safety,… Show more
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Ordnance Removal and Remediation UXO200 Unexploded Ordnance Technician Level I
TEEX developed the first civilian UXO Technician I course in 1999 and remains the only program to have ever been certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB). In 2012 the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) recognized this course as meeting, and exceeding, all UXO Tech I training requirements established by DDESB Technical Paper 18, Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel.
This course provides participants with comprehensive, hands-on training in the safe detection, location, identification, and disposal of unexploded ordnance using the techniques and emerging technologies of today’s UXO remediation industry. Graduates of the course meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) requirements necessary to work as a UXO Tech I on USACE UXO remediation job sites. Participants registered for the UXO Technician Level 1 Course are also encouraged to register for the online HAZWOPER Clean-Up Operations course.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78026. Show less
TEEX developed the first civilian UXO Technician I course in 1999 and remains the only program to have ever been certified by the Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB). In 2012 the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) recognized this course as meeting, and… Show more
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