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.
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Continuing Education & Professional Credits
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
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Annual Fire School taught each July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.
Annual Fire Training School registration late fee
A $50.00 late fee will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline.
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