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Hazardous Materials/WMD – Technician

December 2, 2024

Huntsville Regional Training Center

5365 Triana Blvd SW
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

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.


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


Instate Cost: 420

Out of State Cost: 665

Required Text:

Hazardous Materials: Managing the Incident, 4th Edition REVISED
Current Emergency Response Guide or
USDOT Digital Copy
CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment:

  • Recommended: Student Supplemental Manual and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Required: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)