Canadian Forces Nuclear, Biological and Chemical School (CFNBCS)
CFNBCS is the national Centre of Excellence and the primary source for joint advanced individual training in the areas of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence, Nuclear Emergency Response , Radiation Safety and Chemical, Biological, Radiologcal/Nuclear Counter Terrorism response. CFNBCS annually offers 9 different courses that provide these specialist-training opportunities to over 600 personnel per year.
The mission of CFNBCS is to conduct training in accordance with approved doctrine and standards on Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence, Radiation Safety and Nuclear Emergency Response; and carry out Nuclear Biological and Chemical Trials and Evaluations as directed.
The vision of CFNBCS is to be the nationally accepted and respected Centre of Excellence and the primary source for exceptional advanced individual training in the areas of:
- Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence
- Nuclear Emergency Response; and
- Radiation Safety.
On July 5, 2004, the Canadian Forces Fire Academy and the Canadian Forces Nuclear, Biological and Chemical School took the first preliminary step towards building a closer relationship. In keeping with the Canadian Forces Support Training Group vision of transforming its training delivery function to meet the training needs of the Army, Air Force and Navy, these two schools were merged under one command structure.