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Training Our Nation’s First Responders

Develop and deliver the most realistic and highest quality training in support of homeland security
using our extensive radiological expertise and the unique assets of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)


Course Offerings . . .

All CTOS courses are offered at NO COST



Online Courses The CTOS Web Campus provides online DHS/FEMA certified courses regarding radiological and nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction topics to our nation's emergency responders.

Resident Courses Resident Courses conducted at the Nevada National Security Site just outside Las Vegas, NV., are targeted to 10 Professional Disciplines, as well as the Private Sector & Citizens.

Mobile Training Courses CTOS has mobile training teams that deliver courses at your agency's training facility.


Radiological/Nuclear Training Course Calendar View the schedule of upcoming resident and online courses.

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              - - at a Glance - -
  • Realistic scenarios
  • Exercise-based training
  • Training conducted at ground zero of actual nuclear weapons test
  • Simulated high-hazard incidents
  • Training is conducted utilizing real radioactive sources within Department of Energy (DOE) safety regulations
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certified training programs
  • Resident training at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS)
  • Mobile training at the host agency’s location
  • Web-based training
  • CEUs authorized through University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)
  • DHS-funded training provided at no cost to state, local, and tribal responders
  • To find out if your organization or agency is qualified, call 877.963.2867 or email ctosreg@nv.doe.gov