Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE)

Our SSE program is designed for Military, EOD, SOF, Law Enforcement and Intelligence agencies responsible for dealing with terrorist related or other incidents involving weapons, explosives, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and hazardous materials. The aim of the course is to help prepare personnel to exploit intelligence gathering opportunities at sensitive or tactical sites.

This course will enable attendees to become familiar with the TTPs essential to SSE operations and will provide them with the foundation knowledge and skills necessary for identifying, handling and collecting items of evidentiary value as well as performing basic forensic analysis.


The training will focus on the IED components, Threat Assessment and the planning aspect of high level search planning and execution. It will include table top exercises, syndicate planning and field training. As part of the training the students will be exposed to functional IED training devices, Enemy TTP`s when emplacing IED`s, IED components and switches.


Recognizing behaviors and indicators related to terrorism, Suicide Bombers and their Modus Operandi


IED Components – IED Triggers – HME Awareness – Threat Assessment – Method of Attack – VBIED Threat – Principals of Search – Occupied / Unoccupied Building Search – Person Search – Vehicle Search – Evidence Collection/Handling – Actions on Find

What Clients Say!

  • Excellent course, well conducted by a very experienced trainer. To be recommended to all people that have to deal with CIED exploitation

  • Very professional. The instruction was very accurate with vital information.

    Excellent course.

    Canadian Forces CBRN Academy