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Hazardous Materials/WMD - Awareness & Operations

   

This course is for emergency response personnel who may be first on the scene of a hazardous materials emergency at the awareness & operational level, acting in a defensive posture to protect people, the environment, or property from the effects of an unplanned hazardous materials release consistent with the competencies recommended by NFPA 1072 and supplemented by information from government agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT).

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

Special Equipment -
  • NFPA-compliant turnout gear
  • SCBA and spare cylinder
  • Work gloves
  • Safety glasses


  • Hours   40
    Course Cost   $ 265 In-State     $ 510 Out-Of-State     Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost

    Required Text - AFC Awareness Student Manual - Available from the Alabama Fire College Bookstore
    AFC Operations Student Manual - Available from the Alabama Fire College Bookstore
    2016 Emergency Response Guide or USDOT
    FEMA Emergency Response to Terrorism Job Aid – Edition 2.0

    Certification Course Syllabus

    Practical Exam Materials


    Pre-Requisites

    • 18 years of age
    • IS 100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System
    • IS 200.c - Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
    • IS 700.b - National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
    • IS 800.c - National Response Framework, An Introduction

    Course Dates

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    Monday, November 2, 2020Saturday, December 19, 2020Madison County Association of VFD'sRegister
    Monday, November 2, 2020Friday, November 6, 2020Phenix City Fire/Rescue (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 8:00Course is full
    Monday, November 2, 2020Saturday, December 19, 2020Mount High Volunteer Fire Department -- Time - 6pmRegister
    Tuesday, November 3, 2020Tuesday, December 1, 2020Mud Tavern Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 5pmRegister
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020Saturday, December 19, 2020Pike Road Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 6pmRegister
    Saturday, January 2, 2021Saturday, January 30, 2021Vinemont-Providence Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 8amRegister
    Monday, January 4, 2021Saturday, January 30, 2021Centre Volunteer Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 530pmRegister
    Tuesday, January 19, 2021Monday, January 25, 2021Montgomery Fire Department (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 8:00amCourse is full
    Monday, January 25, 2021Friday, January 29, 2021Center Point Fire and Rescue -- Time - 8am-5pmCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
    Monday, February 1, 2021Friday, February 5, 2021Huntsville Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only) -- Time - 8:00amCourse is full
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