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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

Hours   50
Course Cost   $ 420 In-State     $ 665 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

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

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


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

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, April 1, 2019Saturday, April 6, 2019Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, April 22, 2019Saturday, April 27, 2019Prattville Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, May 13, 2019Saturday, May 18, 2019Shelby County Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register

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