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A.4 Introductory course

Searching for ERW/explosive ordnance clearance workers

Course contents

  • Knowledge and skills of detecting, excavating, and basic identification of ERW in ERW clearance operations.
  • A large number of various detectors from different manufacturers are available at our training facility, including a physical 3D training platform, allowing our students both theoretical studies and hands-on experience at the same time.
  • Legal basics (disposal of explosive ordnance, explosives law, dangerous-goods law, safety rules).
  • Technical and organizational basics (basics of blasting and ammunition technology, detection devices and – technology, organization and implementation of ERW clearance operations).
  • Ammunition technology (land-service ammunition and air-delivered bombs).
  • Examination (written and practical).

Specific admittance rules

  • Personal suitability according to § 8b SprengG.
  • physical and mental fitness.
  • Proof of at least 12 months of practical work in the field of ERWC under the supervision of senior technical supervisors.


Certificate of successful participation in a state-approved course in accordance with the German explosive law.



14. August – 01. September 2023
08. April – 26. April 2024
02. September – 20. September 2024


15 days / 8 hrs each


3.350,00 € plus VAT including teaching material and catering services (coffee break I, lunch, coffee break II). We accept education vouchers; please get in touch for further information.
EOD Academy