TECHNICAL TRAINING FOR RADIONUCLIDE STATION OPERATORS WITH RASA SYSTEMS

 


LOCATION

General Dynamics Training Facility 
Fairfax, Virginia, USA 

DATES
14 - 18 October 2019 

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

POINT OF CONTACT
Capacity Building and Training Section
International Data Centre Division (IDC/CBT)
CTBTO Preparatory Commission 
Vienna International Centre
P.O.Box 1200
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:+43 1 26030 6484
Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org

 

OBJECTIVES
To provide hands-on training and practical lessons to Station Operators on the operation, maintenance and repair of the RASA equipment.

AGENDA

Day 1
Overview of the RASA system and the Technical Training Programme;

Day 2
RASA operating procedures, software operating interface and associated files, and data communication procedures. Emphasis will be placed on the Standard Operating Procedures ;

Day 3
Software servers and various menu options, control commands and site infrastructure;

Day 4
Primarily cover station maintenance;

Day 5
Station operators’ responsibilities and station preparation, with attention on troubleshooting.


PARTICIPANT PROFILE
 
Invited State Signatories should nominate participant(s) who are station operators involved in the operation and maintenance of the following stations with RASA systems:

Country Treaty Code
Brazil RN11
Canada RN15
Chile RN18, RN19
Ecuador RN24
Germany RN33
Japan RN37, RN38
Kuwait RN40
UK RN66

In an effort of to ensure that relevant technical training is provided to the appropriate person, please nominate individuals that are directly related to your IMS facility.

  • Basic Linux knowledge is MANDATORY.
  • Candidates must be proficient in English.

Candidates without a specific Linux certificate are requested to take the Linux e-learning course available upon direct request to trainingping@ctbtopong.org 

Applicants are encouraged to complete the following e-learning modules:

EN-MON04

EN-MON06

EN-OSI04

available upon direct request to trainingping@ctbtopong.org

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURES  
Nominations together with the registration forms should be submitted only though established official channels (Permanent Mission to the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO or Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to the PTS point of contact above, no later than 14 April 2019.

Applicants are requested to use the following registration form: 
Initiates file downloadRF TT Radionuclide SO with RASA systems 

However, pending the official nomination, participants may fax the registration form upon its approval by a Director of the institution, in order to allow timely travel and accommodation arrangements by the PTS.


FINANCIAL INFORMATION 
In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide a Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) and financial support to cover travel costs. 

  • A DSA that is sufficient to cover related expenses during the training programme;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and send the flight tickets to the participants for the most direct and economic route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, they are authorized to do so and only if this proves to be most cost efficient for the PTS;
  • The PTS will book a hotel and participants will receive their DSA on the first day of the training; and 
  • Medical insurance will be provided to cover the duration of the training.

    Requirement: scanned passport copies


OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION 

Participation
The training programme is open only for station operators from invited countries. 

Visas
Participants should apply for visas, if needed, at the corresponding Embassy/Consulate upon receipt of an Acceptance Note Verbale from the PTS, in order to ensure timely processing.

E-Learning
Access to relevant e-learning modules will be provided to participants in if needed.