SALW Basics –Definitions_Trainer

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Along with the other modules that comprise the series SALW Basics, this module is intended to provide a basic fundamental understanding of the issue of SALW for trainees who have had little or no previous exposure to the subject. 
We  recommend  that  you  insert  this  module  at  the  beginning  of  all  TRESA training courses on SALW and SALW-related topics. However, we leave it up to you, the trainer, whether or not to extend the module by doing exercises with the trainees and by providing them with more information.
These SALW Basics modules are short enough that you may decide during a
training  session,  to  introduce  one  or  more  of  them  if you  discover  that  the trainees need some better understanding of the fundamentals.
For trainees who are already familiar with SALW issues, it might also be useful to have a brief look at the key points of this module to make them familiar with the  working  definition  for  SALW used  in all other TRESA  modules, and to ensure that all trainees are using the same definition.
We strongly recommend that you spend time also familiarizing yourself with the TRESA Module Recognizing SALW and Ammunition (RSA05) before teaching this module, so that you will be able to answer trainees’ questions. Although it is not necessary to go into the details of SALW technicalities, we strongly urge you to familiarize yourself in greater depth with the issues of recognition and identification presented in the module RSA05 as stated above.
Please note that we have provided you with additional information within a trainer note (see the grey boxes labeled Trainer Note) on several occasions during  the  course  of  this  module.  This  information  is  meant  to  provide  you with additional material to answer the trainees’ questions.
Please also note that all Module Abbreviations deliberately state only the first three letters (e.g. SB-D), as well the year in which the module was written (05), but not whether it is the A (trainer), or B (Trainee) version, or e.g. 01 (is the first version of this module, 02 the second, etc.). This is to emphasise that all  our  modules  are  works  in  progress,  and  will  be  regularly  updated  and modified (01, 02, 03, 04, etc). We therefore welcome any feedback or comments you might have.


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@techreport{AshkenaziBeeckBrethfeldFaltasIsikozluPietz, author = "Michael Ashkenazi and Christine Beeck and Julie Brethfeld and Sami Faltas and Elvan Isikozlu and Tobias Pietz", title = "SALW Basics –Definitions_Trainer", latexTitle = "SALW Basics –Definitions\_Trainer", type = "Report", year = "2005", }