This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 8, “Competencies for Incident Commanders,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv) for Incident Command-level personnel.
Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills tests receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.
Pro Board Certification Only
Proof of training completion for all competencies at the Operations Level (NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Core Competencies)
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment
- PPE Level 1 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
- You must wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity:
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
TopicsAnalyze the incident+Plan a response+Approve response objectives and options+Approve Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options+Develop an Incident Action Plan (IAP+Develop a site safety plan+Implement the response+Implement Incident Command Systems (ICS)+Direct resources+Information transfer+Evaluate effectiveness of control functions+Evaluate effectiveness of decon+Terminating the incident+Incident debrief and critique+Reports and documentation+Transfer of Command
Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as an Incident Commander and who will be responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (877) 833-9638
Continuing Education & Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board
Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
You can use the above online registration link or our registration form. The document will open in a new window. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.
For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.