Hazardous Materials Technician

Course Hours 80.0 Hours

Course Description

Students will be trained to the minimum training requirements for emergency responders to incidents involving hazardous materials/WMD. Responders to these incidents are expected to perform technically advanced operations to mitigate the emergency. This course is designed to address these requirements and prepare the emergency responder to respond in a safe manner to protect themselves and their community. This course is eighty (80) hours long and broken into two segments, one week on one week off. The week off will have some assigned course work for week two. The eighty hour course covers identifying hazardous materials/WMD materials and their characteristics and toxic effects if released. It is designed to prepare responders to determine and utilize proper PPE to confine/contain the release and decontamination of personnel or civilians that are involved in the release.

Prerequisites

NPQ Hazardous Materials Operations - Core NIMS 200

Who Should Attend

Public Safety Personnel that are part of a Hazardous Materials team or respond to the level of this training.

Special Notes

Students should provide positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus and the IFSTA Hazardous Materials Technician, 1st Ed. Student Manual

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
11/26/2018 12/14/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA18661
01/21/2019 02/08/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. FFAA19016 Register
05/13/2019 05/31/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/01/2019 07/19/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
07/08/2019 07/26/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/09/2019 09/27/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
01/06/2020 01/24/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/09/2020 03/27/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
06/08/2020 06/26/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
08/31/2020 09/18/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon