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You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: This course provides the basic regulatory guidance to correctly inspect, test, document, and manage electrical safety aspects as they apply to explosive operating and handling facilities and storage areas. Course content includes the identification of lightning protection systems and components, design criteria, and requirements for grounding, bonding, control of static electricity, and electrical equipment in hazardous (classified) locations. An overview of the Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO), Fuel (HERF), and Personnel (HERP) is also presented.

Length: 4.5 Days

Audience: Engineers, technicians, or safety inspectors involved in public works, facility planning, safety or test departments involved in design, installation, testing, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems in hazardous locations. Identification of students for whom this course is either mandatory or recommended is given in Appendix D of NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1.

Ammo-29 meets refresher training requirements for Electrical Explosives Safety for Naval Facilities as required by NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, Appendix D. AMMO-29 is only available to Navy or Marine Corps personnel who require initial training. All requests will be verified by SSN in the Army Training Requirements Resources System (ATRRS) for validation. Instructor-led training is mandatory for initial certification. Refresher training is recommended every four years after initial training is completed. Refresher training may be accomplished through instructor-led or distance learning. NOTE: Proponent has determined this course is not releasable to International Military Students.

Requirements: Students should bring appropriate attire for testing lightning protection systems in a field environment.

Prerequisites: None.

Navy Course Identification Number (CIN): A-4E-3001

Course Data Processing Code (CDP): 02RH

Security Clearance: None required. NOTE: This course is rated FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.

Course Topics:

  1. Lightning Protection Systems Regulatory Guidance
  2. Hazardous Effects of Lightning
  3. Lightning Protection Systems
  4. Zone of Protection
  5. Strike Termination Devices
  6. Lightning Conductors
  7. Bonding
  8. Grounding Systems
  9. LPS Electrical Tests
  10. Visual Inspection Plans and Electrical Test Plans
  11. LPS Inspection Field Exercise
  12. Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  13. HERO, HERP, and HERF

Availability: If you are affiliated with the Navy or the Marine Corps, request quotas via the Navy Training page of this website. For all other students, admission to a course is by nomination from the prospective student's command. If the nominating command has access to ATRRS, the submission must be made via ATRRS.

The IACET Standard: DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 3.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.

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