TECHNICAL TRAINING FOR STATION OPERATORS OF MANUAL RADIONUCLIDE STATIONS

This is an online technical training course which will be held via video-conferencing broadcast from the CTBTO TeST Center, Seibersdorf, Austria



DATES
6-8 September 2021

TIME
8:00-12:00 UTC

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English


POINT OF CONTACT
Capacity Building and Training Section (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
The objectives of the training are to provide station operators with knowledge and technical understanding on the operations, maintenance and management of a manual radionuclide station and, more specifically, to provide online training for the various operational and maintenance procedures.

Upon completion of the course the trainees will be able to efficiently perform essential tasks including station operation, reporting, configuration management, software configuration, incident troubleshooting and resolution, detector calibration, preventive and corrective maintenance of station equipment.


AGENDA

  • Overview of Operation and Maintenance Activities - Configuration Management and Documentation
  • RN Station Layout and Components
  • Daily Station Operations and Air Sampler System
  • Gamma Detection System and New Detector Installation and Calibration
  • Radionuclide Station Software (RSSI) Configuration and Usage

 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE 
Invited States Signatories should nominate participant(s) who are station operators involved in the operation, maintenance and repair. To ensure that relevant technical training is provided to the appropriate person, please nominate individuals that are directly related to the following IMS facility.


TARGET STATIONS

RN01 Buenos Aires, Argentina
RN03 Bariloche, Argentina
RN04 Melbourne, VIC, Australia
RN05 Mawson, Antarctica, Australia
RN06 Townsville, QLD, Australia
RN07 Macquarie Island, Australia
RN08 Cocos Islands, Australia
RN09 Darwin, NT, Australia
RN10 Perth, WA, Australia
RN13 Edea, Cameroon
RN14 Sidney, Canada
RN16 Yellowknife, N.W.T. , Canada
RN17 St. John's N.L., Canada
RN20 Beijing, China
RN21 Lanzhou, China
RN22 Guangzhou, China
RN23 Rarotonga, Cook Islands
RN26 Nadi, Fiji
RN27 Papeete, Tahiti, France
RN28 Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
RN29 Reunion, France
RN30 Port-aux-Francais, Kerguelen, France
RN31 Kourou, French Guiana, France
RN32 Dumont d'Urville, Antartica, France
RN39 Kiritimati, Kiribati
RN42 Tanah Rata, Malaysia
RN43 Nouakchott, Mauritania
RN45 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
RN46 Chatham Island, New Zealand
RN47 Kaitaia, New Zealand
RN50 Panama City, Panama
RN51 Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea
RN52 Tanay, Philippines
RN64 Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
RN67 St. Helena, UK
RN68 Tristan da Cunha, UK


APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Applicants are requested to register online at the Commission’s CTNW platform: Opens external link in new windowhttps://ctnw.ctbto.org

Application deadline: 2 August 2021

States Signatories wishing to nominate participants are requested to inform the Provisional Technical Secretariat (see Point of Contact) through their respective Permanent Mission by the deadline set for application.

TECHNICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR WORKPLACE ARRANGEMENTS

 

Speed of Internet connection not less than 10 Mbps.
Computer to be used during the online training course:

  • Desktop, if possible, with two connected monitors or laptop, if possible with one external monitor;
  • CPU ≥ 4 cores, RAM ≥ 8GB;
  • Windows Operating system is preferable
  • Headset for high-quality audio and web camera.


OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION
Access and login instructions for the CTBTO Knowledge and Training Portal (KTP) will be provided to participants prior to the training.