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ELINDER courses

ELINDER offers the following training opportunities:

Generic training modules as introduction to decommissioning

General introduction to decommissioning, relevant regulation and standards, status of the play, experience feedback, waste management approaches, technical and organisational topics, radiation safety issues, stakeholder involvement experiences (a modules G1 to G5 have basically the same learning outcomes)


G1    Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, SCK•CEN (B)
G2    Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, STUBA (SK)
G3    French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, CEA (F)
G4    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT (D)
G5    Joint Research Centre, JRC

Specific, topical training modules for a specialisation in decommissioning

Decommissioning planning and cost assessment

regulatory framework, policies, decommissioning strategies and planning process, plant characterisation, decommissioning costing & funding, work preparation and management transition phase
S1
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, STUBA (SK)

Licensing and environmental impact assessment

licensing, safety case, environmental impact assessment, global risk anagement,
safety tools, safety operational experience feedback
S2
Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, SCK•CEN (B)

Decommissioning safety

safety assessment, risks identification, human factors, radiation protection, fire safety, risks linked to handling activities during decommissioning
S3
European Nuclear Safety Training and Tutoring Institute, ENSTTI (F)

Programme and project management

EU decommissioning market, program follow-up, project planning and project
management, procurement and contracting, working with external companies, risk management
S4
NUVIA (F)
and SOGIN (I)

Material and waste for decommissioning

waste and clearance regulation and international practices for waste man
agement, waste categories, waste and material clearance, waste handling, packing and conditioning, waste accountancy
S5
French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, CEA (F)

Decontamination and Dismantling techniques

decommissioning strategies, decontamination techniques, dismantling and
demolition techniques and machinery, new techniques in development, digitalisation and robots
S6
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT (D)

Metrology for Waste Characterisation and Clearance

waste and material characterisation methods , clearance approaches NDA and DA measurement techniques, measurement validation, metrology networks
S7
Joint Research Centre, JRC (I)

Environmental remediation and site release

regulatory framework, radiological characterisation of contaminated sites,
remediation strategies, remediation technologies, final survey and monitoring, organisation, planning, resources and public communication
S8
University of Birmingham, UoB (UK)

ELINDER Catalogue of Training Courses

This document gives an overview of training courses on nuclear Decommissioning and Environmental remediation organized in the frame of the ELINDER project.