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CHASNUPP Center for Nuclear Training (CHASCENT)

Other Name: N/A
Location: Kundian, Pakistan
Subordinate To: Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
Size: 16,000m²
Facility Status: Operational

The CHASNUPP Center for Nuclear Training (CHASCENT) is located adjacent to the Chashma Nuclear Power Plant-1 (CHASNUPP-1), and provides training to qualify operators and engineers to operate and maintain CHASNUPP-1. CHASCENT currently offers a one-year postgraduate training program and a one-year post-diploma training program. [1] The facility is equipped with a full-scope training simulator, laboratories, a library, a physical models house, and an auditorium. [2] CHASCENT also conducts the retraining of plant personnel and assists in the licensing of operators. [3]

Sources:
[1] Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, "Chasnupp Center for Nuclear Training," www.paec.gov/pk.
[2] Amer Manzoor, Mahmood Shah, and Zahid Salman, "Simulators; Training Methodology for Chashma," Nuclear Engineering International, 20 August 2002.
[3] Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, "Chasnupp Center for Nuclear Training," www.paec.gov/pk.

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