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Ammo-29 Navy Electrical Explosives Safety (CERT) (4E-F34/645-F18 (MC))

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You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: This course satisfies mandatory training requirements for the certification of Navy and Marine Corps Engineers, Technicians, and Safety personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of Naval electrical explosives operating buildings, handling facilities, and storage areas as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1. This course provides a comprehensive review of Navy guidance and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards governing electrical explosives safety, as well as technical training in the application of explosives safety concepts to include zones of protection, grounding, bonding, static electricity, electrical equipment in hazardous (classified) locations, Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO), Fuel (HERF), and Personnel (HERP), and lightning protection system (LPS) inspection and testing standards and criteria. Students will receive hands-on training in operating LPS test equipment to conduct the inspection of a Naval explosives facility.

Length: 4.5 Days

Audience: Navy and Marine Corps Engineers, Technicians, and Safety personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems for Naval explosives facilities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1.
NOTE: This course is rated FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.

Special Information: This course is considered certification training for Navy and Marine Corps Engineers, Technicians, and Safety personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems for Naval explosives facilities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1.  Students are required to bring safety shoes and clothing suitable for participating in a one-day LPS inspection field training exercise.

Prerequisites: None.

Navy Course Identification Number (CIN): A-4E-3001

Course Data Processing Code (CPD): 02RH

Course Topics:

  1. Lightning Protection Systems Regulatory Guidance
  2. Hazardous Effects of Lightning
  3. Lightning Protection Systems
  4. Zone of Protection
  5. Strike Termination Devices
  6. Lightning Conductors
  7. Bonding
  8. Grounding Systems
  9. LPS Electrical Tests
  10. Visual Inspection Plans and Electrical Test Plans
  11. LPS Inspection Field Exercise
  12. Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  13. HERO, HERP, and HERF

Availability: If you are affiliated with the Navy or the Marine Corps, request quotas via the Navy Training page of this website. For all other students, admission to a course is by nomination from the prospective student's command. If the nominating command has access to ATRRS, the submission must be made via ATRRS.

The IACET Standard: DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 3.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.

Start DateEnd DateLocationClass #StatusCheck Availability
11/16/2020 11/20/2020 Norfolk, VA 701 Scheduled Availability
11/30/2020 12/04/2020 San Diego, CA 702 Scheduled Availability
9/13/2021 9/17/2021 Yokosuka, JP 705 Scheduled Availability
03/01/2021 03/05/2021 Keyport, WA 703 Scheduled Availability
05/03/2021 05/07/2021 Norfolk, VA 704 Scheduled Availability
05/10/2021 05/14/2021 Jacksonville, FL 706 Scheduled Availability
06/21/2021 06/25/2021 McAlester, OK 001 Scheduled Availability