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Hazardous Materials Technician

   

This course is based on NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. and may lead to ProBoard and IFSAC certifications. Designed for the student already trained at the Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations level; this course develops the skills already learned and provides in-depth training in the mitigation of hazardous materials incidents. Through both classroom and practical training, the student becomes familiar with health and safety issues, incident management, hazard and risk analysis, personal protective clothing, and decontamination.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - NFPA compliant SCBA and PASS device

Hours   50
Course Cost   $ 350 In-State     $ 550 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

Required Text - Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, 4th Edition
2016 Emergency Response Guide
CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


Pre-Requisites

  • 18 years of age
  • Proof of Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations as specified by the current edition of NFPA 472 or Certified Fire Fighter Ior Certified Volunteer Fire Fighter (IFSAC or Pro Board)

Course Dates

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Monday, June 19, 2017Saturday, June 24, 2017Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, August 07, 2017Saturday, August 12, 2017Dothan Fire DepartmentCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, December 04, 2017Monday, December 11, 2017Huntsville Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register

Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757