This course meets or exceeds the qualifications for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapters 12, 13, and 14 which train specialists to respond to tank car, cargo tank, and intermodal tank incidents.
Upon completion of this course students are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapters 12, 13, and 14.
Pro Board Certification Only
Proof of completion of training for all competencies for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Chapter 7 "Technician Competencies".
Download the Documentation for Pro Board Certification Requirements for more information.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions, including
- safety shoes
- hard hat
- work gloves
- eye protection
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- 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.
TopicsHazMat+Hazardous Materials+Technician+Cargo Tank Specialist+Intermodal Tank+Transportation Specialist+Rail Specialist+NFPA 472
Technician-level personnel expected to respond to incidents and provide technical support, oversight for product removal, and moving of damaged tank cars, cargo tanks, and intermodal tanks and act as a liaison between outside resources and technicians.
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638
Continuing Education & Professional Credits5 CEUs
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.
Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- Do not include lodging or meals.
Annual Fire Training School Information
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School taught each March and July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.
Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.
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Testing Policy - American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities
Annual Fire Training School Contact Information
If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Size Limit
- Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - noon