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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   $ 385 In-State     $ 605 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


  • 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

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Monday, December 04, 2017Saturday, December 09, 2017Andalusia Fire DepartmentCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, December 04, 2017Monday, December 11, 2017Huntsville Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Register
Monday, December 11, 2017Friday, December 15, 2017Lincoln Fire & Rescue (In-State Students Only)Call 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, February 12, 2018Saturday, February 17, 2018Dothan Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, March 05, 2018Saturday, March 10, 2018Fort Rucker Regional Training CenterRegister
Monday, April 23, 2018Saturday, April 28, 2018Prattville Regional Training CenterCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, May 07, 2018Saturday, May 12, 2018Hanceville Fire & RescueCall 1-800-241-2467 to register
Monday, May 14, 2018Saturday, May 19, 2018Trussville Fire & RescueRegister
Monday, December 03, 2018Monday, December 10, 2018Huntsville 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