NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Training

HAZ014 - 16.00 Hours


  • Details
    10/2/2018 - 10/3/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  HAZ014  193

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


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 5, “Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders,” and Chapter 6.2, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii) for Operations-level personnel.

Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapters 5 and 6.2 competencies for Operations-level personnel.

This course consists of both classroom and field exercises.


  • Completion of training for all competencies of NFPA 472 Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness-Level Personnel.”

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


  • Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes


Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.


Analyze the incident+Detect the presence of Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)+Determine scope of the problem+Determine potential outcomes+Plan a response+Capabilities of Operations-level personnel+PPE/Identifying/Donning/Doffing/Working in/Hazards+Implement the response+Establish Control Zones/Emergency Decontamination/Communications+Implement protective actions+Perform operations level tasks+Evaluate Progress+Communicate Status

Suggested Audience

Personnel who respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release.

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (877) 833-9638

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 1.6 CEUs

Other Information

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. 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.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

HazMat Training Manager
Phone: 9794583640 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

HAZ016+HAZ019Hazardous Materials Awareness Training+Hazardous Materials Technician TrainingHazardous Materials Awareness Training+Hazardous Materials Technician TrainingHazardous Materials Awareness Training+Hazardous Materials Technician Training


Pro Board Testing Accommodation Information

Accommodations are provided for those candidates who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as disabled.

Course dates are subject to change without notice.


  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Does not include lodging or meals.

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