The regional IAEA workshop on developing and delivering trainings for personnel engaged in complex decommissioning project took place in Obninsk Central Institute for Continuing Education and Training (Russia) on September 03 – 07.
There were 12 participants from the IAEA Member States (Azerbaijan, Hungary, Lithuania, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), who are in charge of developing and delivering of learning activities for personnel involved in decommissioning projects.
Within the workshop all participants attended a comprehensive course of lectures and presented their national training programmes. Several branch experts from Russia and United Kingdom were invited to conduct lectures. Mr. Patrick J. O’Sullivan (Scientific Secretary, International Decommissioning Network, IAEA) and Mr. Mykola Kurylchyk (Programme Management Officer, Division for Europe, Department of Technical Cooperation, IAEA) contributed significantly to the workshop. The CICE&T Center of Technical Competencies and the International Center for Personnel Training were engaged in the organization of the workshop.
Training activities were dedicated to the building of competencies of managers and training of specialists involved in decommissioning projects.
The workshop let the participants understand the fundamentals and best practices relating to:
- Concepts of identifying training and educational needs of ‘implementers’ for the different project life cycle stages, taking account of the main activities involved in decommissioning projects at all stages of the project life cycle;
- Approaches to the development and delivery of training and education services.
As explained by Dmitry Bakhturin, the CICE&T Project Leader, the workshop mentioned is a very important event within SC “Rosatom” and the IAEA cooperation in the field of decommissioning projects at the final stages of nuclear and radiation hazardous facilities life cycle.
Fig. 1. On photo: giving out the attendance certificate.
Fig. 2. The IAEA experts pass to Dmitry Bakhturin (Project Leader) and Vladimir Artisyuk (Vice-Rector on Science and Foreign Affairs) the souvenir poster signed by the participants.