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Hazardous Materials/WMD – Incident Commander

August 26, 2024

Anniston Regional Training Center

5304 McClellan Blvd.
Anniston, AL 36206

This course is based on NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications. This course supplies the Incident Commander with the knowledge and skills to perform his/her role as the person responsible for all decisions relating to the management of the incident at releases or potential releases of hazardous materials. The candidate will learn about personal protective clothing, decontamination, branch functions with the Incident Management System, and the overall tactics to properly mitigate a hazardous materials incident.


18 years of age; (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certfied Hazardous Materials – Awareness and Operations, or Alabama Certified Fire Fighter I or Volunteer Fire Fighter


Instate Cost: 265

Out of State Cost: 510

Required Text:

Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, 4th Edition REVISED
CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment:

Required: Laptop with Windows, Microsoft Office with PowerPoint, and PDF capability