NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Illicit Laboratory Incidents Training

HAZ509 - 16.00 Hours


  • Details
    9/24/2018 - 9/25/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  HAZ509  30

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 6.9, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Response to Illicit Laboratory Incidents,” for Operations-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, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Chapter 5, "Core Competencies"

Download the Documentation for Pro Board Certification Requirements for more information.



Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


  • Regular work attire, including safety shoes, 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.


Unique Operational Aspects +Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) +Decontamination Procedures +Detection Devices +Remediation Plan +Implementation the Planned Response +Scene Size Up +Illicit Drug Manufacturing +Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Manufacturing Methods +Biological Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Manufacturing Methods

Suggested Audience

  • Operations-level personnel who may discover or respond to an illicit laboratory incident. Instruction is focused on the initial response to a possible illicit chemical, biological, or drug Laboratory.

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


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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