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Hazardous Materials/WMD - Technician


This course is based on NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications. 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.

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Special Equipment - Recommended: Student Supplemental Manual

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

No Syllabus has been added for this course.
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
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Hazardous Materials - Awareness and Operations, or Alabama Certified Fire Fighter I or Volunteer Fire Fighter

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, September 30, 2019Friday, October 4, 2019Elko, NV Fire DepartmentCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, October 7, 2019Saturday, October 12, 2019Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, December 2, 2019Monday, December 9, 2019Huntsville Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Course is full
Monday, January 6, 2020Saturday, January 11, 2020Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister
Monday, March 16, 2020Saturday, March 21, 2020Alabama Fire College & Personnel Standards CommissionRegister

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