About this course

This course is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of the Defence College for Military Capability Integration, Defence Academy.

The course will outline the areas of knowledge you require in order to begin to discharge your duties with respect to laser safety. It will provide you with an overview of both the nature of lasers, laser systems and the regulatory controls, which are applied in defence, to ensure that they can be operated safely.

What you will learn

You will learn:

  • laser physics and laser systems
  • laser eye and skin safety considerations
  • laser safety and human eye response
  • laser range procedures
  • laser safety calculations
  • military laser technology and their applications
How this course will help your career

Successful completion of the course will qualify you as a LSO.

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Who can attend this course
Military
Industry
Internationals
Before you attend

No previous knowledge is required and comprehensive notes for future reference are supplied.

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How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential
How you will be assessed

Competency test (30 minutes).  Defence Ordnance Safety Group (DOSG) mandate and sponsor this course and the resulting competence certificate.

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